The main role of logistics in supply chain management is primarily to increase the overall value of each delivery, which is identified by customer satisfaction. This means that the reduction and optimization of labor resources must be tied in with keeping up a certain level of quality customer service. It is a process of moving goods across the supply chain of a company. This process consists of various functions like Order Processing, Inventory Control, Warehousing, Transportation, Material Handling, Storage System, Logistical Packaging, etc.
Logistics management consists of the process of planning, implementing and controlling the efficient flow of raw-materials, work-in-progress and finished goods and related information-from point of origin to point of consumption; with a view to providing satisfaction to the customer.