Long before UPS and third-party logistics companies, these historic logisticians were laying the groundwork that powers commerce today. Over the next several weeks I will unveil seven of history's most innovative logisticians as told by Philip Rudy a contractor for Diakon Logistics.
3. Sun Tzu: The Art of Logistics
According to Tzu, logistical strategies are the third most important point after calculations and quantities. Logistical strategies are even more important than the balance of power and the possibility of victory because logistical success determines these points.
Philosophically, Tzu emphasized the importance of effective logistical techniques in any endeavor.