1.2 METHODOLOGY OF THE STUDY
The data used for the study had primary and secondary character to it. The primary data wascollected through questionnaire method. The secondary data were composed through thereference of books, websites, and interviews with various executives in different organizations of the sample. The procured data was analyzed by a simple percentage method and the results aresupported with graphs and charts.
1.3 SCOPE OF THE STUDY:
The scope of the study is confined to Dubai Ports (Al Hamriya Port) and nearby organizations of Lintas Freight & Logistics LLC, which are into the concerned industry. The study is done onlyon industries dealing with Freight and Logistics in Dubai area.
Introduction to Logistics Management
Logistics management is that part of the supply chain which plans, implements and controls theefficient, effective forward and reverse flow and storage of goods, services and information between the point of origin and the point of consumption in order to meet customers'requirements. A professional working in the field of logistics management is called a logistician.Logistics as a business concept evolved only in the 1950s. This was mainly due to the increasingcomplexity of supplying one's business with materials and shipping out products in anincreasingly globalized supply chain, calling for experts in the field who are called Supply ChainLogisticians. This can be defined as having the right item in the right quantity at the right time atthe right place for the right price and it is the science of process having its presence in all sectorsof the industry. The goal of logistics work is to manage the fruition of project life cycles, supplychains and resultant efficiencies.