Logistics Management And Supply Chain Management

1125 Words Aug 3rd, 2014 5 Pages
Aero Marine Logistics
Tomer Dicturel

California InterContinental University
Aero Marine Logistics

Introduction
During last two decades, the importance of logistics has been noticed around the world. In global markets, the effects and further developments of logistics and supply chain management for corporate success has increased significantly that result in a large amount of companies have taken actual benefits in logistics, such as reducing costs, enhancing customers ' satisfaction and increasing sales. However, some people are confused with the relationship between logistics and supply chain management. Therefore, this essay will argue that logistics management and supply chain management are not exactly the same in operations because of the scope where utilized and some specific activities are similar, but some are different. In the end, this essay will also talk about the reasons for logistics management is an important strategy to manufacturing or service companies.
The first argument is that they are not completely the same terms in operations because of the scope where utilized are different. CSCMP states that the supply chain management includes all activities about planning and management, such as procurement and sourcing, conservation and all logistics management activities according to (Goetschalckx, n.a). It is vital to notice that it also collaborates and coordinates with channel partners. Logistics concentrates on coordination among business…
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