Logistics management is the part of supply chain management that plans, implements, and controls the efficient, effective forward, and reverses flow and storage of goods, services, and related information between the point of origin and the point of consumption in order to meet customer's requirements.
The input data items are obtained from sources like customers, company records, and published data and company personnel.Management of the database involves selection of the data to be stored and retrieved, choice of the methods of analysis and choice of the basic data-processing procedures.
The Logistics Information System allows you not only to evaluate actual data, but also to create planning data. The information systems provide an easy-to-use planning functions that are also supported by a forecasting function.
You can use the Logistics Data Warehouse in Customizing to design the Logistics Information System to meet your own requirements. This tool allows you to customize the setup of the data basis for your information system, to define the rules for updating the data and to generate the standard analyses for evaluating the data.