Logistics proves important on the micro, as well as macro, level

  • 2011-10-19
  • By Marta Zila
RIGA - Planning and managing a flow of goods between the point of origin and the point of use is not an easy task in today’s globalized, interconnected, rapidly moving world. The logistics industry has come a very long way from its early days thousands of years ago. The science originated in the military’s need to supply optimal quantities of rations, munitions and equipment to the troops in the field. In ancient Roman and Byzantine empires, the military officers in charge of administration of supply matters were called Logistikas. It was their job to provide supplies at the ...
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