Logistics System: The Concepts and the Principles
2005, Volume 27, Issue 80, Pages 105-120
AbstractThe term "Logistics" is used in the military science to describe activities related to the movement and food supply of the army when it is in the front lines of battles . Logistics is an art and science which has its own principles and concepts. It has being used since 1950s. It is not used in the Arabic literature of administration and marketing. The study of this art has appeared in many writings and studies which focused on army and its movement. It is also the art of management of battles, materials and products which starts in the organization and ends with the consumer, or it is the management of all operations that aim to facilitate the movement and arrangement of supply and demands in the process of creating time and place utilities of produced goods. It is considered an activity of storage which facilitates the flow of products from the state of being raw materials until they reach the end consumer, in addition to the flow of information to create a suitable standard of movement in the products and supply of consuming services with reasonable cost.
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