The term production logistics describes logistic processes within a value adding system (ex: factory or a mine). Production logistics aims to ensure that each machine and workstation receives the right product in the right quantity and quality at the right time.
Distribution logistics (also known as transport logistics or sales logistics) is the link between production and the market. The area comprises all processes involved in the distribution of goods – from manufacturing companies to customers. Customers are either final customers, distributors or processors.
Disposal Logistics means the handling of scrap, waste and refuse to prevent environmental pollution and waste of resources. Most of the production waste can be reused or recycled.
Reverse is the process of moving goods from their typical final destination to another point, for the purpose of capturing value otherwise unavailable, or for the proper disposal of the products.
The systematic coordination of all aspects of the procurement process including, bids, price negotiations, assuring proper quantities and specifications, shipping, and delivery. This also includes helping customers in procuring any other general supplies on their behalf, as part of a comprehensive logistics contract.
Logistics is the provision of services, support and spare parts after making an initial sale. This often occurs in the provision of complex machinery which requires regular maintenance such as motor vehicles, etc.