Dock

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Definition: Dock

In a logistics system, any node between which goods are transported can be termed as a dock. All the nodes like warehouse, retail stores, etc. are all docks.

Managing the transportation of goods between docks is one of the most important tasks for a logistics manager and it involves minimizing inventory, transportation costs and delivery times. It is important to design the layout to ensure storage of inventory effectively and take minimum resources to load and unload the goods.




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