Postgraduate | TAS-JNB522 | 2024
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About this subject
Upon successful completion of this subject, students should be able to:
- Explain the key concepts, practices and processes related to business logistics systems
- Discuss the strategic contribution of an integrated business logistics system to the creation of customer value
- Apply logistics related approaches, techniques and methods to improve business logistics performance
- Introduction to business logistics
- Strategy and finance in the business logistics system
- Customer service
- Supply-side logistics: Materials management and procurement
- Demand-side logistics: Forecasting and order processing
- Inventory management and control
- Storage facilities, materials management, and packing
- Physical distribution: transportation
- Logistics outsourcing
- International logistics
- Managerial issues in business logistics
- Contemporary issues in business logistics
This subject provides a broad appreciation of the nature and importance of logistics activities and an understanding of the key concepts and tools used by logistics managers. The subject enables an examination of the key components of an integrated logistics system, such as inventory management and transport, whilst viewing the system holistically. Central to an integrated logistics system is the customer; by studying the trade-offs between customer service and costs in this subject, you will be able to contribute positively to the decision-making in the logistics management activities in any company.
- Assignment (25%)
- Final Examination - take home (40%)
- Online Quiz (10%)
- Essay (25%)
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Part of a degree
To enrol in this subject you must be accepted into one of the following degrees:
- TAS-GSM-MAS-2024 - Master of Global Logistics and Supply Chain Management
- TAS-HSM-MAS-2024 - Master of Health Service Management
- TAS-BAM-MAS-2024 - Master of Business Administration in Maritime Management
- TAS-GLS-GDI-2024 - Graduate Diploma of Global Logistics and Supply Chain Management
- TAS-HIM-MAS-2024 - Master of Health Information Management
- TAS-MMG-GDI-2024 - Graduate Diploma of Maritime Management
- TAS-GLS-GCE-2024 - Graduate Certificate in Global Logistics and Supply Chain Management
No additional requirements
This is in the range of 10 to 12 hours of study each week.
Equivalent full time study load (EFTSL) is one way to calculate your study load. One (1.0) EFTSL is equivalent to a full-time study load for one year.
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Once you’ve completed this subject it can be credited towards one of the following courses