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Tasks and Aspects of Modern Logistics

  • Timm Gudehus
  • Herbert Kotzab
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Abstract

Consumers and companies need products, material and other physical objects at a time when and a place where they are generally not produced. This leads to the task of operative logistics or the four rights of logistics (4R):

• Logistics has to provide the r ight quantities of goods most efficiently at the r ight place in the r ight order within the r ight time.

Keywords

Logistic System Logistic Network Load Unit Order Picking Logistic Chain 
These keywords were added by machine and not by the authors. This process is experimental and the keywords may be updated as the learning algorithm improves.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.HamburgGermany
  2. 2.University of BremenBremenGermany

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