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Global Logistics and Supply Chain Management

Overview of the unit

Unit code: INB20008
Duration: 1 Teaching Period
Contact hours: Recommended 8 hours of study per week

About this unit

At the completion of this unit, students will be able to understand the processes of logistics from a global supply chain management perspective; apply their knowledge of logistics’ intermediaries to effectively manage supply chains, and evaluate the advantages and disadvantages of the location of different facilities in a global context.

Content

  • Introduction to Supply Chain Management and Logistics
  • Inventory management
  • Warehousing
  • Transportation
  • Facilities location
  • Information systems for effective Supply Chain Management
  • Procurement
  • Supply Chain performance measurement
  • Introduction to sales and the multiple ‘P’s’ of marketing

This unit is found in Bachelor of Business With a Major in Logistics and Supply Chain Management.