What does end-to-end logistics mean?
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Definition and explanation: End-to-End in logistics
The term ‘end-to-end logistics’, often abbreviated to E2E, describes a transportation process that encompasses the entire supply chain: Depending on the business, it can already start with product design or with procurement, and then covers all related distribution and transport activities, through to delivery to the final customer. Extended end-to-end logistics processes may also include after-sales services and return logistics.
Typical end-to-end logistics tasks include:
What are the advantages of end-to-end logistics?
Outsourcing end-to-end logistics processes to a logistics company offers several benefits such as:
How time:matters supports end-to-end logistics
When it comes to end-to-end logistics, time matters. Efficient logistics strongly influence a company’s success and profitability. The individual steps in the supply chain process are often time-sensitive, and therefore require fast, efficient, and reliable, in-time transport solutions. time:matters’ core service is based on ensuring the correct product in the right condition is customized and transferred at the right time from origin to the correct destination, and on to the right customer.