In business, Logistics refers to the integration of various supply-chain functions to optimally move materials and goods from points of origin to points of consumption.
Logistics incorporates several professional disciplines, including the management of personnel, information systems, purchasing and inventory, facilities, and distribution methods. Logistics management is considered both an art and a science.
What is the Goal of Logistics?
Basically, the goal of logistics in business is to efficiently and effectively supply customers at all levels with the raw materials, components, finished goods, services and related information they request. Needless to say, shipping and transportation methods play an integral part in successful logistics management.
Third-party freight carriers offer many important inbound and outbound services that allow companies to meet their logistical goals. These services include standard and expedited freight transit via air or ground, domestic and international transportation, online shipping and tracking, traffic and carrier consulting, methods for cost and inventory reduction, and many others.
Saturn Freight Systems offers the logistics support you need to effectively manage the movement of your freight. Our experts will thoroughly evaluate your transportation needs, then develop a cost-effective routing and logistics management program specifically for you. You’ll gain better control of your freight flow while reducing your transportation expense and aggravation.