SMC explains why Logistics is Fundamental to Supply Chain Success


Logistics is an essential component of supply chain management. It involves the planning, carrying out and management of goods, services and information from the point of origin to the point of consumption. Logistics aligns the complex pattern of traffic and transportation, shipping and receiving, import and export operations, warehousing, inventory management, purchasing, production planning and customer service. Companies see logistics as a critical blueprint of the supply chain. It is used to manage, coordinate and monitor resources needed to move products in a smooth, timely, cost effective and reliable manner.

How Logistics Can Help Improve Efficiency and Reduce Costs

As the global economy moved into the 21st Century, logistics became a critical part of supply chain management and consumer demand. In less than two decades, logistics management has influenced product movement to meet or exceed consumer demand. Companies saw they could lower costs and increase productivity by managing logistics on a system theory and managing the company as a whole to boost performance.

In Logistics Operations the reality of customer needs dictate dynamic requirements, constantly varying from one another. In response to such a dynamic environment, Our specialized logistics solutions are tailored to meet the challenge of individual customer demands for each customer.

Shanghai Metal Corporation provides “All-The-Way” Logistic Service Solutions, to include:
•International Trade Agent Service;
•International Goods Forwarding;
•Professional Customs Brokerage;
•Door-To-Door Transportation;
•Supplier’s Stock Management.

Our Logistics Support Specialists assist customers integrate, coordinate and optimize efficiency throughout the whole business process from purchase and transport of raw material and parts, manufacturing, storage and delivery to the end customer.

Our Logistics Service Center has operates at superior capacity matched only by its level of professionalism and customer service. With a number of well-experienced and skilled experts and the insightful leadership of a synergistic management team, we enable the goods and services to circulate across borders and boundaries with maximum efficiency.

Laura C. // SMC Editor