Lecture 1: Supply Chain Management: An Overview. Physical supply Physical distribution materials management outbound logistics inbound logistics. Development of the Supply Chain Concept Started in the 1960s with the development of the physical distribution concept
materials management outbound logistics
The impact that logistics can have upon return on assets (ROA) or return on investment (ROI) is very significant
Spatial Relationships are extremely significant to logistics is spatial relationships, the location of fixed points in the logistics system with respect to demand and supply points. Spatial relationships are very important to transportation costs, since these costs tend to increase with distance.
The links represent the transportation network and connect the nodes in the logistics system.
Foreign Freight Forwarders
Non-Vessel-Operating Common Carriers
Export Management Companies
Export Trading Companies
Customs House Brokers