Nov 18, 2019  
2019-2020 Graduate Academic Calendar 
    
2019-2020 Graduate Academic Calendar
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BUSI 6630G - Inventory and Logistics in Supply Chain Management


Logistics is the area of the supply chain that deals directly with customers and customer satisfaction. This course looks at the strategic role of inventory management, key strategic drivers of uncertainty in the supply and demand of products, and the tools and techniques for inventory analysis. The course emphasizes issues which are critical to supply chain performance as perceived by the customer, including finished goods inventory planning; transportation industry cost and performance structure; and other third party logistics services, especially warehousing, information technology and integrated logistics services. Students also study the order fulfillment process and the role of internal supply chain functions, measurement issues and practices in the supply chain, transportation cost drivers and structure of the transportation industry, other cost drivers within the supply chain and current and best practices in logistics.
Credit hours: 3
Prerequisite(s): BUSI 5400G  and BUSI 5600G .



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