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Logistics supply chain management   is the flow of goods, services, information, and money from the source materials all the way to the consumer. Logistics is the portion of the supply chain that deals directly with the transportation and warehousing of goods and materials.

CSCMP’s Definition of Supply Chain Management: Supply chain management encompasses the planning and management of all activities involved in sourcing  and procurement, conversion, and all logistics management activities. Importantly, it also includes coordination and collaboration with channel partners, which can be suppliers, intermediaries, third party service providers, and customers. In essence, supply chain managementintegrates supply and demand management within and across companies.

Supply Chain Management – Boundaries and Relationships: Supply chain management is an integrating function with primary responsibility for linking major business functions and business processes within and across companies into a cohesive and high-performing business models. It includes all of the logistics management activities noted above, as well as manufacturing operations, and it drives coordination of processes and activities with and across marketing, sales, product design, finance, and information technology.

CSCMP’s Definition of Logistics Management: Logistics management is that part of supply chain management that plans, implements, and controls the efficient, effective forward and reverses flow and storage of goods, services and related information between the point of origin and the point of consumption in order to meet customers' requirements.

Logistics Management – Boundaries and Relationships: Logistics management activities typically include inbound and outbound transportation management, fleet management, warehousing, materials handling, order fulfillment, logistics network design, inventory management, supply/demand planning, and management of Third-Party Logistics Provider (3PL) To varying degrees, the logistics function also includes sourcing  and procurement, production planning and scheduling, packaging and assembly, and customer service. It is involved in all levels of planning and execution--strategic, operational and tactical. Logistics management is an integrating function, which coordinates and optimizes all logistics activities, as well as integrates logistics activities with other functions including marketing, sales manufacturing, finance, and information technology. 

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