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code IM532E
credit_hours 3
title Industrial Distribution Systems
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prequisites IM432
credit hours 3
Describtion/Outcomes The design and analysis of distribution systems of people, processes and technology. The focus is on distribution, warehousing, and material handling. Topics include the role of the warehouse in the extended enterprise, warehouse planning, process design, layout, equipment selection, workforce and workplace issues, and financial performance measures.
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objectives Upon completion of this course the student will be able to: Understand and satisfy the customer service goals. Develop transport, inventory, and locations strategy to satisfy these goals Evaluate the different strategies using a computer based appraoch. Understand the basics of supply chains management, organization and control.
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ref. books Ronald H. Ballou, “Business Logistics/Supply Chain Management and Logware CD Package”, Prentice Hall.
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Course Content
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1 Business Logistics/Supply Chain?A Vital Subject. Logistics Strategy/Supply Chain and Planning. The Logistics/Supply Chain Product. Logistics/Supply Chain Customer Service. Order Processing and Information Systems. Transport Fundamentals. Transport Decisions. Forecasting Supply Chain Requirements. Inventory Policy Decisions. Purchasing and Supply Scheduling Decisions. The Storage and Handling System. Storage and Handling Decisions. Facility Location. The Network Planning Process. Logistics/Supply Chain Organization and Control. Final Exam.
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