Here we are describing the evolution of the function of Logistics management over the years along with the other disciplines such as Supply Chain Management and Materials Management. The following information can help to get idea of Histoy and Evolution part of Logistics.

Until the 1950

More systemitised Movement and Storage Systems for firm level Decision Making

Physical Distribution Management

Outbound logistics activities

In the 1970s

Physical Disctribution + Some part of Financial subsyatem

Monitoring and Planning for efficient completion of the cash cycle after product despatches

Started Recognising the benefit of proactively examining inbound logistics and

co-ordination between Inbound and outbound logistics for efficient use of Physical infrastructure