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Global Logistics and Supply Chain Management

This unit will teach you to critically analyse the way global logistics and supply chain issues are solved all over the world. You will be equipped with the skills to improve company profits sustainably, making you a highly employable graduate.

Duration: 1 Teaching Period

Unit Code: SCM20003

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