consumer logistics

consumer logistics

That part of logistics concerning reception of the initial product, storage, inspection, distribution, transport, maintenance (including repair and serviceability), and disposal of materiel as well as the provision of support and services. In consequence, consumer logistics includes materiel requirements determination, follow-on support, stock control, provision or construction of facilities (excluding any materiel element and those facilities needed to support production logistic activities), movement control, codification, reliability and defect reporting, storage, transport and handling safety standards, and related training.
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"Phlatbed is transforming consumer logistics and delivery from a pain point into a delightful consumer experience," said Pauline Murphy, Senior Managing Director, Investments at Connecticut Innovations, and Phlatbed advisor.
As such the nascent field of e-commerce logistics has also been called "consumer logistics" owing to its demand of customising each delivery to meet the wishes of customers.
It aims to become the biggest consumer logistics business in the region.
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The SNLC's mandate is to address consumer logistics matters with a view of enhancing the performance, efficiency, sustainability and combat effectiveness of alliance forces.
Consumer logistics: Conceptualization, pertinent issues and a proposed program for research.
Customers include ExxonMobil, Ford and Vauxhall, while the group provides food and consumer logistics for Asda, Marks & Spencer and Tesco.
Salvesen is focussed on transport for customers such as ExxonMobil, Ford and Vauxhall, and food and consumer logistics for the likes of Asda, Marks & Spencer and Tesco.
These two key points tie transportation systems to both business and consumer logistics.
The managing directors of the UK Consumer Logistics, IJI( Manufacturing Logistics, and European Technology Logistics divisions, together with the Continental European and Axial country operations, all report to him.

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