The basic understanding of transportation in supply chain management

Bayehe hugues laurent gael, Qian Xiao dong


Supply chain management as the management of flow of goods and services, this take into account the movement, storage and distribution of raw material and finished goods from the manufacturing area to the place of demand and consumption.  It is clear that in this process transportation plays a vital role. This study therefore looks at the notion of supply chain and transportation and show how transportation plays an important role by connecting the business to it different supply chain partners (supplier, retailers, customer etc.) this study definitely conclude that it is essential for every business to have an efficient supply chain network where low cost, timely and effective transportation of commodities plays a primordial function.

Keywords: transportation, supply chain management, production, company, supplier, customer,partners.

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ISSN : 2251-1547