Undergraduate | TAS-JNB225 | 2024
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- Study method
- 100% online
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- Start dates
- 26 Feb 2024,
- 18 Nov 2024,
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- Entry requirements
- No ATAR needed,
- No prior study
- 14 weeks
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About this subject
Upon successful completion of this subject, the student should be able to:
- Discuss the role and significance of logistics and logistics management to an organisation or a nation
- Propose feasible solutions to address customer service issues associated with logistics
- Explain the nature and interrelationship of business activities in supply-side and demand-side logistics
- Coordinate logistics activities to achieve an integrated logistics function and high performance for an organisation
- The Logistics Concept
- Customer service
- Supply side logistics
- Demand side logistics
- Inventory management and control
- Storage facilities, materials handling and packaging
- Transport systems
- International logistics
- Logistics performance management
- Technology in logistics
- Contemporary issues in operational planning
This subject provides you with a broad appreciation of the nature and importance of logistics activities, and introduces you to the most important concepts, principles, tools, and analytical skills used by logistics managers. It enables you to understand the key components of an integrated logistics system, such as procurement, inventory management, transport, warehousing, and customer services, whilst viewing the system synergistically. Central to an integrated logistics system is the customers: by studying the trade-offs between customer services and costs discussed in this subject, you will be able to contribute positively to the logistics management activities in any organisation.
- Online Quiz (10%)
- Case study – Part I Inbound and outbound logistics activities (20%)
- Examination - Take Home (40%)
- Case study – Part II Strength and challenges of the logistics system (30%)
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