Why Logistics and Supply Chain Management is Important

Supply chain refers to a system of people, organization, technology, information, activities, and other resources which are involved in movement of products, services or both from supplier(s) to customer(s). It is to manage supply and demand economically, on time and adequately. Hence it requires an efficient way of forecasting, planning, implementation and execution of supply chain operations. Main objective of supply chain management is satisfaction of mid and end user through efficient utilization of distribution capacity, labor, inventory and other available resources.An effective Supply Chain Management involves following activities:

  • Procurement
  • Storage of raw materials
  • Planning of production
  • Scheduling
  • Storage of raw materials
  • Warehousing
  • Inventory
  • Finished goods
  • Processing of order
  • Customer service
  • Returns Management
  • Reverse Logistics

Although companies have learnt to squeeze maximum efficiencies out of their manufacturing plants through statistical process control, lean manufacturing practices and just in time replenishment, but they still face the problem of moving goods and services through different layers of global supply chain. This is because the process of movement is costly and time consuming.Both logistics and supply chain involve movement of storage of materials within company and movement of finished goods to the end users hence they have become of prime importance to most of the businesses.Seashell Logistics Pvt Ltd specializes in supply Chain management services. It helps managers and supervisors to have a thorough understanding of supply chain management and efficient functioning of logistics and supply chain management which is important for their customers as well as businesses. With efficient and economical logistics and supply chain management, Seashell helps its client in following ways:

  • To compete in global market and the networked economy. Organizations enjoy our efficient and cost effective logistics and supply chain services.
  • To boost customer service by ensuring that the right product and quantity are delivered within the specified time at the right place.
  • To provide effective after sale customer support
  • To improve the bottom line of firms by decreasing the use of large fixed assets in the supply chain like transportation vehicles, warehouses and plants.
  • To improve the cash flow and increase profits by expediting delivery of the products.

Both logistics and supply chain management offers tools and techniques which will help organizations to diagnose any problems properly and help to streamline the product flows efficiently.

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