B.Sc.in Management and Information Technology (Interim)

BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN MANAGEMENT AND INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY (SPECIAL)

MGTE 41172

Logistics Systems and Transportation Management

Status : Core Pre-requisite : MGTE 31052 Co-requisite : None

 

On completion of this course, the student should be able to:

  • Demonstrate the knowledge of the functional components within logistics and  the interrelationships in the integrated supply chain.
  • Demonstrate understanding of best practices in supply chain management.
  • Evaluate cost benefits of alternative transport strategies.
  • Evaluate cost benefits of alternative logistics outsourcing strategies.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of national and international law, legislation, regulations, safety requirements, and professional standards.

Evolution of Logistics, Integrated logistics, Evolution of Supply Chain Management, Supply Chain Overview, Global Supply Chains, Supply Chain Strategy, Supply Chain Planning, Supply Chain Performance Management, Supply Chain Financial Control, Demand and Order Management, Supply Chain Operations Reference model, Networking and Transportation, Shipment Management, Fleet/Container Management, Carrier Management, Freight Management, Reverse Logistics, Outsourcing - Third Party Logistics(3PL) Provider / Lead logistics Provider(LLP), Import and Export Procedures,  Freight forwarding agencies and shipment services, national and international law, legislation, regulations, safety requirements, and professional standards.

Lectures, interactive classroom sessions and case analysis.
End-of- Semester examination and case study presentations.

  1. Rahul, V A (2005), Supply Chain Management and Cases, PHI Learning, New Delhi.
  2. John, IC and Robert,AN (2009),A Logistics Approach to Supply Chain Management,Cengage Learning.
  3. Joel, D W, Keong, L andKeahChoon, T (2012),Principle of Supply Chain Management – A BalancedApproach,Cengage Learning.
  4. Ronald, H B, Samir, K S (2007),Business Logistics/ Supply Chain Management, Pearson Education.
  5. David, JB, Stephen, L and Joe, B H (2002),Logistics, PHI Learning, New Delhi.
  6. Paul, R M and Donald, F W (2008), Contemporary Logistics, PH of India.

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