Volume : 4, Issue : 4, APR 2020


Nitheesh S, Kanmani P


Logistics Management is an effective system for the companies to deliver the goods to the customers at the right place where they demand at the right time with the right cost. The Logistics management comprises the planning, delivering and control of the flow of raw materials and finished goods from the suppliers to the customers. Nowadays most of the companies are enforced to lessen their business expenditures because of the globalization and so the companies are finding ways to reduce the costs without affecting the productivity. This made the way for new goods management techniques like e-logistics which makes the delivery of goods faster and safer. This provides the idea of logistics business into the modern world through the internet and completely changes the concept of simple logistics into e-logistics. It is the most modern technology in the field of logistics which brings the whole business world into a small online e-world which means we can supply goods from the present location to the any other locations. This makes everyone handle goods delivery in the effective manner. Providing customers with the online logistics service system enables the communication between the supplier and the customer in a more effective process. Global competitiveness places more pressure on companies which tend to improve their delivery performance of goods and services to customers and so the e-logistics is developed in this way. In the way to improve the quality of the goods delivery services the companies outsourced the logistics services for delivering the goods in right place in right time. Information technologies like Electronic Data Interchange (EDI), the web, World Wide Web (WWW) and E-Commerce have contributed greatly to improving communication with partners within the logistics chain through the web application.



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