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Academic year
ITR251 - Logistics
 
Owner: TMASA
5,0 Credits (ECTS 7,5)
Grading: TH - Five, Four, Three, Not passed
Level: A
Department: 45 - TECHNOLOGY MANAGEMENT AND ECONOMICS


Teaching language: Swedish

Course module   Credit distribution   Examination dates
Sp1 Sp2 Sp3 Sp4 No Sp
0197 Examination 5,0 c Grading: TH   5,0 c   27 May 2006 am V,  12 Jan 2006 pm V,  21 Aug 2006 pm V

In programs

TAUTA AUTOMATION AND MECHATRONICS ENGENEERING, Year 4 (elective)
TMASA MECHANICAL ENGINEERING - Industrial logistics, Year 3 (elective)

Examiner:

Professor  Kent Lumsden



Eligibility:

For single subject courses within Chalmers programmes the same eligibility requirements apply, as to the programme(s) that the course is part of.

Aim

The objective of the course is to give an understanding of the fundamentals of business logistics and basic skills of problemising and analysing business logistics problems. The course covers the goals, objectives, physical resources and actors of business logistics. Further, it deals with the process of planning, implementing and controlling the efficient and effective flow and storage of raw materials, in-process inventory, finished goods, service and related information from point of origin to point of consumption (within a company and in network of companies) for the purpose of creating added value by conforming to customers requirements and minimising cost and tied-up capital.

Content

The objective of the course is to give an understanding of the fundamentals of business logistics and basic skills of problemising and analysing business logistics problems. The course covers the goals, objectives, physical resources and actors of business logistics. Further, it deals with the process of planning, implementing and controlling the efficient and effective flow and storage of raw materials, in-process inventory, finished goods, service and related information from point of origin to point of consumption (within a company and in network of companies) for the purpose of creating added value by conforming to customers requirements and minimising cost and tied-up capital.

Organisation

The course includes lectures, guest lectures, exercises, case seminars and a final written exam.

Literature

Jonsson, P. and Mattsson, S-A. (2004), Logistik - läran om effektiva materialflöden, Studentlitteratur, Lund (in Swedish).

Quantitative exercises

Examination

The examination is done through written and orally presented and defend case assignments and a final written exam. The case assignments are conducted in groups.


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