Supply Chain vs Logistics

March 6, 2010 at 11:48 pm (General) (, , , )

We live in a modern commerce century  with no borders and the world of business is accepted that is mandatory to have a proper way of organizing the production process plus the distribution and storage of these goods. The globalization makes new business opportunities  and this is why logistics centers are everywhere in our days. But let´s make clear the different parts related of the global trade.

The term Supply Chain is a summary of many parts where needed to achieve the production, promotion and adoption of a product by the consumer.  These parts may be the plant, its suppliers, retail etc.

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Introduction to Logistics

February 28, 2010 at 7:02 pm (Logistics trends) (, , , )

February in Valencia and we enrolled to the new course of Logistics.

I was wondering whats is all about. I`ve seen a lot of logistics centers around big cities (see Valencia,Barcelona,Athens) but first didn’t know many things. I used to work partially in a english fruit importation company where a lot of big trucks was leaving from Greece to England . Well that`s  called supply chain. A company makes a product (in our case packages of fruits)and it delivers to another company. Then those products are sold to customers.

Everyone can definite in a different way  the Logistics but always the main part is the same.

Logistics is the management of the flow of goods,products etc between the point of origin and its destination in order to meet the requirements of the customers. Wikipedia

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