1. In the enterprise's financial accounting system, there is no separate logistics project. In general, all costs are listed in the expense column, so it is difficult to clearly and comprehensively calculate and analyze the various logistics costs incurred by the enterprise.
2. In the general financial accounts of an enterprise, the logistics costs are just the logistics costs paid by the enterprise, such as freight, storage costs, and packaging purchase costs. The logistics costs between various departments of an enterprise shall be accounted for together with other operating expenses of the enterprise. Therefore, it is difficult for enterprises to correctly grasp the century of logistics cost of enterprises.
3. The scope of logistics cost calculation between enterprises is different, and it is impossible to compare and analyze the logistics costs between enterprises. There is no industry and average logistics cost.
4. From a sales perspective, logistics costs do not distinguish between redundant and standard services. For example, many companies calculate promotional expenses in logistics costs.
5. Many logistics costs are beyond the control of the logistics department. For example, warehousing costs include excess inventory costs due to excess inventory or overproduction, as well as the cost of emergency transportation and other special transportation, which makes logistics cost management difficult.
6. There is an inverse relationship between logistics costs. Reduced costs for some projects may lead to increased costs for others. Because the costs are interconnected, the best total cost must be considered.
7. Multiplier effect of reduced logistics costs.
8. Logistics cost is the only basic management data that can be used together, it is aimed at the entire logistics activity.