Logistics services are available in Chattanooga. Logistics refers to the management of the flow of resources and goods from the point of origin to its ultimate destinate, usually with the consumer or customer. This covers a variety of sectors, including information, transportation, inventory, warehousing, material handling, security and packaging. These services are used across a wide spectrum of industrial and/or commercial sectors, such as IT, consumer goods, and other equipment. In modern times, many simulation and other software solutions are used, but on site management is still commonly needed. The major portion of the service is ensuring safe, competent, efficient and timely deliveries. This includes management of tranport over various systems, such as air and land, customs clearance and streamlining of the supply chain.