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Preface Logistic management is the part of the supply chain management, which plans, implements and controls the efficient, effective, forward and backward flow, storage of goods, services, and information between point to point and the point of consumption in order to meet customer’s requirements. Logistics, as a business concept, evolved in the year 1950s, This was mainly because of increasing complexity in supplying one’s business with materials and shipping out products in an increasingly globalized supply chain. This can be defined as having the right quantity at the right time at the right place for the right price and to the right target customers. The goal of logistics work is to manage the function of projects life cycles, supply chain and resultant efficiencies. It involves the generation of inventory, warehousing, information, transportation, material handling and packaging. The operating challenges of logistics is the geographical repositioning of raw materials, work in process and finished inventories where required at the lowest cost possible. The term “Logistics” originates from the ancient Greek “λбγοζ” (“logos”-“ratio, word, calculation, reason, speech, oration and there are some define objectives to be achieved through a proper oration”) The primary objective of the logistics managements is to effectively move the supply chain so as to extend the desired level of consumer service at the least cost. Thus, logistics management starts with ascertaining customer’s needs till their fulfillment through product supplies. The main objective of this project is to 1) Study the performance of Indian logistics industry with other countries and cost associated with it. 2) To study the impact of logistics industry on performance of other industry 3) To study the logistics cost associated in different industries.

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This is report also supported by financial analysis. Global scenario. modes of transportation and warehousing. rules. competitive dynamics and other issues. domestic demand. needs and future trend. stakeholders. The details covered include overview of the element in Indian logistics context. This report also includes the identification of key strategic elements of the value chain / supply. Each element discussed in-depth to understand the sector opportunities in detail.4) To study the transportation cost associated with different modes and their choice to choose mode. overview of strategic elements. no. value addition. market analysis. investments done in the sector. 5) To study the current scenario of Indian Logistics industry. 7) To study economic zone development for logistics industry. end-user analysis. customer service. location attractive analysis etc. and opportunities in the sector. future prospects. 6) To study the role of global 3PL service providers in India. This project report also tells about the prospect of growth in the industry. importance of the element. Siddhartha S Majumder (S-93) . of competitors in the market. market competition. product mixing.