BUS307 Week 3 Journal

 

Reflections on Logistics Management Process

[WLO: 1] [CLOs: 2, 5]

Read and reflect on Chapter 8: Logistics, Sections 8.1 and 8.2. In Chapter 8 you were introduced to logistics.

In a two-page journal address the following prompts:

  • Define logistics and explain why logistics management is important.
  • How does logistics management apply to your organization?
  • Logistics incorporates a wide range of business activities: Name four of those activities and explain how your organization manages logistics.
  • What could happen if a firm did not logically link its logistics decisions to the needs of its customers?
  • Can logistics be a core competency for a company? Can you think of an example of logistics being used as a core competency?

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