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and other resources between the point of origin and the point of consumption in order to meet the requirements of consumers (frequently, and originally, military organizations). Logistics involves the integration of information, transportation , inventory , warehousing , material-handling, and packaging , and occasionally security . Logistics is a channel of the supply chain which adds the value of time and place utility. Today the complexity of production logistics can be modeled, analyzed, visualized and optimized by plant simulation software. The term "logistics" comes from the Greek "logos" (λόγος) ...
If you’re like a lot of businesses today, somewhere on the grounds or inside the facility is a room jam packed with maintenance and repair parts. You probably don’t have any idea what’s in the room since you have no process in place to manage the inventory. Meanwhile, the inventory seems to be growing, and if you had to guess, you would say you have much more inventory than you need. You can’t set reasonable stocking levels because you don’t know how many of each part that you use. If this sounds familiar, read on. So how do you gain control of this situation ... Read More
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