2020, Vol. 1, Issue 1, Part A
Employee insight towards growing Importance of technology in management of logistics and supply chain management with special reference to Coimbatore
Author(s): Prathipa R
Abstract: The word logistics has its origin from Greek word “logistic” which means the art of calculating. However, the modern interpretation of the term logistics has its origin in the military, where it was used to describe the activities related to the procurement of ammunitions, and essential supplies for troops located at the front. Logistics not only includes activities related to the physical movements of the goods but also manages relationship with suppliers and customers. However Logistic management is a means whereby the needs of customers are satisfied through integration and coordination of the supply chain. The main objective of the paper is to determine the of various technology used in logistics and supply chain management including information technology, communication technology and automatic identification technology. The paper also discusses the impact of the technology on logistics and supply chain management and how it affected the work and personal life of the workers. The author mainly focuses on the primary data for collecting data relating to various technology used in logistics and supply chain management. The author draws conclusion that Technology is a vehicle to enhance supply chain competitiveness and performance by enhancing the overall effectiveness and efficiency of logistics system. Moreover, these technological advancements have changed the way professionals work, resulting in a shift in their work-life balance towards a greater focus on personal lives without compromising work commitments.
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Prathipa R. Employee insight towards growing Importance of technology in management of logistics and supply chain management with special reference to Coimbatore. Asian J Manage Commerce 2020;1(1):15-18.