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What is transport and logistics?
Transport and logistics are the processes and procedures for getting goods from the point of origin to the point of consumption. Transport is the physical movement of goods whereas logistics is the planning, processes, and procedures controlling the movement of goods.
What is logistics and transport management?
Transport and logistics management is the coordination of an organization's inbound and outbound freight movements, both internally and externally.
What risks are important to consider for logistics and transportation?
There are many risks associated with the transport and logistics of goods. The risk the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) consider are:
- Unsafe driving
- HoS Compliance
- Driver fitness & controlled substance abuse
- Vehicle maintenance
- Collision detection
This insurance risk however just scratches of the risks that must be managed. Other transportation and logistics risks include:
- Carrier delays and non-performance.
- Hijacking and theft.
- Liability for loss or delays.
- New security and safety legislation.
- Driver shortages.
- Deteriorating infrastructure.
- Greater regulatory oversight.
- Financial stability.
What is the difference between logistics and transportation?
Transportation involves the physical movement of goods whereas logistics is the planning, processes, and procedures controlling the movement of goods.
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