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Academic year
ITR232 - Business logistics
 
Owner: TIEKA
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
0103 Examination 4,0 c Grading: TH   4,0 c   27 May 2006 am V,  12 Jan 2006 pm V,  21 Aug 2006 pm V
0203 Written and oral assignments 1,0 c Grading: TH   1,0 c    

In programs

TIEKA INDUSTRIAL ENGINEERING AND MANAGEMENT, Year 3 (compulsory)

Examiner:

Professor  Patrik Jonsson


Replaces

ITR231   Business logistics

The course contains theme environment


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 aim of the course is to give a fundamental understanding of logistics, be familar with logistics terminology and concepts, and be able to apply some basic models and methods for analysing and controlling material flows. Special emphasis is on the environmental aspects of logistics.

Content

The following themes are included:

- The context of the logistics system
- The physiacl material flow (packaging, storage, material handling, transportation)
- Efficiency and goals of the logistics system (customer service, cost, tied-up capital, environment)
- The structure of the logistics system (products, material supply, production, distribution)
- Planing and control (demand management, materials planning, manufacturing planning and control, transport planning, material supply processes)
- Logistics collaboration in supply chains
- Logistics information systems
- Environmental aspects of logistics
- Methods and tools for logistics development

Organisation

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

Literature

Jonsson, P. and Mattsson, S-A. (2005), Logistik - läran om effektiva materialflöden, Studentlitteratur, Lund (English title: Logistics and supply chain management).

Text about environmental aspects of logistics, quantitative exercises and selection of journal articles

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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