Transportation Definition: In business, at its most basic level, transportation is simply moving products and materials from one place to another. This includes shipment of raw materials to the manufacturer and movement of finished product to the customer. Transportation also includes the movement of parts to assembly areas as they are assembled.

Logistics Management Definition: Logistics management involves getting your products to your customers on time, in the correct quantities, in good condition at the right price. This includes overseeing transportation, as well as storage of materials, production and inventory management. Logistics also includes the packaging of products for storage and shipment. Logistics involves both internal and external distribution networks.