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Distribution Logistics

2021/2022
Учебный год
ENG
Обучение ведется на английском языке
5
Кредиты
Статус:
Курс обязательный
Когда читается:
4-й курс, 2 модуль

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Course Syllabus

Abstract

Lecture series cover key topics of distribution logistics. The aim of the course is to familiarize the participating students with the advanced concepts and tools of planning and distribution network design; to develop students’ analytical and decision making skills related to the tasks of distribution logistics of different levels. The course is based on interactive teaching style with intensive student participation. The course combines lectures and group-work components, class discussions, student’s group work presentations, case-studies.
Learning Objectives

Learning Objectives

  • Get acquainted to the basic approaches of organizing optimal distribution network
  • Familiarize with the core logistics models and methods in order to organize intermediaries, transport and warehouse collaboration within the distribution logistics system
  • Get used to practical case study in the field of SCM
  • Manage self-study investigation on the given topic
  • Research the peculiarities of logistic techniques used in retail distribution networks
Expected Learning Outcomes

Expected Learning Outcomes

  • Understand the challenges of uncertain economic environment in order to discuss ongoing research while using various concepts from the materials offered in the course
  • Demonstrate deep knowledge and critical understanding of theories, principles, concepts and methodologies of distribution logistics
  • Familiarize with the demand-driven frameworks and tools
  • Use strong analytical skills and apply them to reflect on distribution network design decisions while using a quantitative tool
Course Contents

Course Contents

  • Logistic distribution system
  • Basic approaches to organizing optimal distribution network
  • Creating value-adding networks
  • Retail logistics networks
  • The demand-driven supply chain
  • Intermediaries in distribution logistics system
  • Transport support and resilience of supply chains
Assessment Elements

Assessment Elements

  • non-blocking Individual task: report on the agreed topic
  • non-blocking Written Exam
Interim Assessment

Interim Assessment

  • 2021/2022 2nd module
    0.4 * Individual task: report on the agreed topic + 0.6 * Written Exam
Bibliography

Bibliography

Recommended Core Bibliography

  • Song, Y., & Hua, X. (2021). Innovation Path of Leasing Trade under Smart Logistics Technology by Big Data Analysis. Mobile Information Systems, 1–12. https://doi.org/10.1155/2021/8347904

Recommended Additional Bibliography

  • Mi Gan, Shuai Yang, Dandan Li, Mingfei Wang, Si Chen, Ronghui Xie, & Jiyang Liu. (2018). A Novel Intensive Distribution Logistics Network Design and Profit Allocation Problem considering Sharing Economy. https://doi.org/10.1155/2018/4678358