- The aim of this course is to give students an understanding of the main challenges, tendencies and solutions that distribution logistics is having from an international specialist perspective
- Apply the information sharing principles in supply chains
- Arrange the collaborative decision making process with supply chain partners
- Utilise demand-driven frameworks and tools
- Solve the problem of delivery planning in a distribution network
- Arrange the storage system to serve consumers in a distribution network
- Topic 1. Matching supply and demand in a supply chainThe lead-time gap. Improving the visibility of demand. The supply chain fulcrum. Forecast for capacity, execute against demand. Demand management and planning. Collaborative planning, forecasting and replenishment.
- Topic 2. Managing the global pipelineThe trend towards globalisation in the supply chain. Gaining visibility in the global pipeline. Organising for global logistics. Thinking global, acting local. The future of global sourcing.
- Topic 3. Paths to the customer in a distribution networkMeeting market needs. Role of specifcations. Quality function deployment (QFD) tool.
- Topic 4. Meeting the needs of supply chain decision makersProactive decision making. Applications for information technology. Assessing the need for information.
- Topic 5. Collaboration with supply chain partnersSupply chain roles. Core competency. Partnerships vocabulary. Organizing a partnership.
- Topic 6. The demand-driven supply chainVision for the demand-driven supply chain. The path from forecast-driven to demand-driven. Demand-driven tools and techniques. Sponsoring the demand-driven supply chain.
- Topic 7. Problem solving of cargo transportation optimizationNetwork-based planning of the route in the multimodal delivery. International delivery planning via distributional centers. Trucking general scheduling algorithm. Fast planning algorithm of motor car transportation.
- Topic 8. Defining warehouse number and location in the regionDefining warehouse location. Logistics cost transport component subject to the number of warehouses in the region. Assessment algorithm of warehouse network location effect on transportation cost.
- Topic 9. Supply Chain Logistics (online course «Coursera»)https://www.coursera.org/learn/supply-chain-logistics#syllabus
- Interim assessment (3 module)0.25 * In-class Participation + 0.25 * Presentations + 0.5 * Written exam
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