1．There is great room for logistics development in China.
2．Logistics is part of a supply chain.
3．Logistics is anything but a newborn baby.
4．Logistics is a unique global “pipeline”.
5．Logistics is related to the effective and efficient flow of materials and information.
6．Logistics operation and management include packaging, warehousing, material handling, inventory control, transport, forecasting, strategic planning, customer service, etc.
7．Logistics consists of warehousing, transportation, loading and unloading, handling, carrying, packaging, processing, distribution and logistics information.
8．Logistics may be divided into supply logistics, production logistics, distribution logistics, returned logistics and waste material logistics.
9．Logistics is now the last frontier for increasing benefits in industrial production..
10．Logistics is unique, and it never stops!
11．Logistics performance is happening around the globe, twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week and fifty-two weeks a year.
12．Logistics is concerned with getting products and services where they are needed and when they are desired.
13．Logistics is the process of planning, implementing and controlling the efficient, effective flow and storage of goods, services and related information from the point of origin to the point of consumption for the purpose of conforming to customer requirements.
14．Logistics is a hot topic in China。
15．The overall goal of logistics is to achieve a targeted level of customer service at the lowest possible total cost.
16．It is important that persons involved in day-to-day logistics work have a basic understanding of logistics.
17．Logistics must be managed as a core competency.
18．Logistics competency directly depends on a firm’s strategic positioning.
19．Logistics service is a balance of service priority and cost.
20．A lot of books on logistics, either in Chinese or in English, were published in 2002.