logistics management from the perspective of the company system, is the means by which customer needs are met by coordinating the flow of information and materials that extend from the market by the company to the suppliers.The
The achievement of this integration in company management clearly requires a different approach than that typically found in conventional organizations.
That, in short, is the mission of logistics.
The concept of supply chain, though relatively new, is nothing but an extension of the logic of logistics. The traditional logistics optimization is mainly flows within the enterprise, while the Supply Chain Management recognizes that the integration within the company is not in itself sufficient.