What is Unit Load
April 15, 2010, 9:08 pm
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Unit Load in the logistics usually refers to a physical transport unit. A typical unit load consists mostly of the loading equipment, such as pallets, containers, panels, wire baskets, etc., The package Units can be divided after its Function into three groups: Continue reading


Definitions of Just-in-Time
April 15, 2010, 8:26 pm
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adjective [ attrib. ]

denoting a manufacturing system in which materials or components are delivered immediately before they are required in order to minimize inventory costs.

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26.02 Supply Chain
March 8, 2010, 7:14 pm
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Supply Chain Management as the task of integrating organizational units along a supply chin and coordination material, information and financial flows in order to fulfil (ultimate) customer demands with the aim of improving the competitiveness of a supply chain as a whole. (Städtler 2004 p.11)

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26.02 Logistics Definition
March 8, 2010, 7:10 pm
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Logistics management is that part of the Supply Chain Management process 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 customers requirements. (CLM, 2005)