Logistics management

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Logistics management is the part of supply chain management that plans, implements, and controls the efficient, effective, forward, and reverse flow and storage of goods, services, and related information between the point of origin and the point of consumption in order to meet customer's requirements. A professional working in the field of logistics management is called a logistician.

  1. Materials management
  2. Channel management
  3. Distribution (or physical distribution)
  4. Supply-chain management

Logistics Education in the UK[edit]

The Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport (CILT), established in the United Kingdom in 1919, received a Royal Charter in 1926. The Chartered Institute is one of the professional bodies or institutions for the logistics and transport sectors that offers professional qualifications or degrees in logistics management.

In the UK, Logistics Management programs are conducted by many universities and professional bodies such as CILT as mentioned above. These programs are generally offered at the postgraduate level. Some of the institutions providing these programs are:

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