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What is Logistics?
The vast majority of people still understand logistics in terms of transport, warehousing, loading and unloading activities. However, logistics is an extremely versatile discipline and as such an important part of our everyday lives as well as processes of value creation in various fields.
In many economic, commercial and service providing companies logistics occurs away from the limelight. To this end, it is extremely important to understand logistics and its relevant activities, even the less visible ones.
Successful logistics emphasizes commercial potentials that can only be achieved through a consistent use of well-known methods and procedures, innovative knowledge and powerful realization.
Students of the Faculty of Logistics on logistics
“Logistics solves mobility problems of people, information, goods and capital.”
“Broadly speaking, in the globalized world, logistics has become indispensible. It is a complex interdisciplinary and multidisciplinary science that drives progress and is one of the fastest growing and developing areas in the world.”
“Through logistics management processes of purchase, warehouses, production, transport etc. are solved and organizations of world logistics chains are optimized.”
“Logistics is a science that stems from traditional management, finances, marketing, production and maintenance sciences.”
“Logistics as such is to provide goods, services, information and capital at the right time, at the right place and in the desired condition, at the right costs for the user and adequate profit for the implementer.”
“Logistics also adds value, i.e. through time and space. Namely, products are worth little until they reach a certain destination at a certain time, where customers can buy them. Their value is increasing during the entire logistics process”.
“Logistics influences cost reduction and creates competitive advantage”.