According to the DOT, logistics is defined as “the cost-effective process of planning, implementing and controlling the efficient movement and storage of goods from the point of origin to the end-user.” They define transport as “the movement of products and people from one point to another via air, sea, road, and rail.” Transportation and logistics have become an integral part of how businesses operateand run their supply chain today. Here are five facts about the logistics and transportation industry:
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