Logistic services

What are logistics services?

Logistic services include all tasks related to the transport and storage of goods and raw materials of any kind as well as all related processes. All logistics services belong to one or more of the following systems of logistics:

Since logistics services require a lot of special knowledge, companies nowadays often outsource the logistics parts of their own value chain. Thus, specialized logistics companies take over, for example, the transport and storage.

What logistics services are available?

Logistics services now go far beyond the usual local truck transport. For example, international transport by sea or air is just as much a part of a logistics provider's portfolio as the storage of hazardous goods in special warehouses.

In warehouse logistics in particular, the logistics services offered are often supplemented by so-called value-added services. These do not have a direct logistics focus, but are contractually related to a logistics service. This includes, for example, the repair in the warehouse of the goods stored there.


Logistik-Lexikon Dienstleistungen

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