Presentation on theme: "What is TDL? Foundations of TDL. What is TDL T = Transportation D = Distribution L = Logistics WHAT IS IT MEAN? –A TDL Overview: The planning, management,"— Presentation transcript:
What is TDL T = Transportation D = Distribution L = Logistics WHAT IS IT MEAN? –A TDL Overview: The planning, management, and movement of people, materials, and goods by road, pipeline, air, rail and water and related professional and technical support services such as transportation infrastructure planning and management, logistics services, mobile equipment and facility maintenance.
What is Transportation Transportation: –the movement of people or products form one place to another. Intermodal: –Transportation system that combines various modes of transportation to move people and products. –EXAMPLE: Ship to Rail to Truck
What is Distribution The process by which commodities get to final consumers, including storing, selling, shipping, and advertising. Supply Chain –Includes all parties involved moving product from start to finish: purchasing, production, distribution, suppliers and customers.
Logistics The planning, execution and control of the movement and placement of people and/or goods. The supporting activities related to the movement and placement of people and/or goods.
What is the difference? Transportation: –Physically moving people and things. Distribution: – the process in which items are circulated and allocated. –Typically trough the supply chain. Logistics: –Planning, execution and control of the distribution of people and products.