Logistics is a term used to describe the collection and processing of data related to shipping, transportation, warehousing, and inventory. Logistics software provides the tools necessary for companies to manage their supply chains with regard to these four areas. As a result, logistics software can help users with everything from order processing and tracking shipments to managing warehouse stock levels.
Logistics articles may cover a wide range of topics, but generally focus on the supply chain, logistics, and product distribution. Additional topics related to logistics include design patterns for transportation, material handling equipment (MHE), and software as a service (SaaS).