In these times of increasing globalisation it is not enough to offer first-class products at the right price. The companies must always focus on reducing costs and improving the service.
The companies that are able to deliver their products faster and cheaper than their competitors will gain a competitive edge.
In that way logistics have become an integral part of the overall strategy of many companies. It is necessary to have an effective and flexible logistics system in order to differentiate oneself from one’s competitors.
Logistics costs often make up a surprisingly large part of the companies total costs. Registering and
analysing the logistics costs opens new possibilities for many companies for cost-cutting and
- Definition and measurement of logistics costs
- Assessment of possible cost savings