152-0402 – Logistics A (LOG A)

Gurantor departmentDepartment of Business Administration
Subject guarantordoc. Ing. Pavla Macurová, CSc.
Study levelundergraduate or graduate
Subject version
Version codeYear of introductionYear of cancellationCredits
152-0402/01 2006/2007 2016/2017 4
152-0402/02 2017/2018 2020/2021 4

Subject aims expressed by acquired skills and competences

The outpusts of the subject: 1) obtaining the theoretical knowledge about essential and aim of logistics and about its basic tasks, 2) understanding and ability to explain the factors that have impact on running the flows and on logistics costs, the way of setting the batch size, time planning, inventory analysis, replenishment models, as well as the procedures in warehousing and distribution, 3) ability to implement the methods for batch sizing, capacity calculations, lead time planning and scheduling, layout improvement, inventory Pareto analysis, reorder point setting, 4) ability to analyse the lead time, layout, inventory structure and inventory turnover, 5) ability to roughly suggest the appropriate directions of flow improvement.

Teaching methods



The aim of the subject is to provide the introduction to logistics. The goals, approach, principles and basic tasks of logistics will be presented. The procedures of logistic flows organization will be explained and basic logistic techniques will be trained.

Compulsory literature:

1. G. de Villiers – P. Linford Vogt, Pienaar – de Wit: Business Logistics Management. Oxford University Press, 2002. ISBN 0-19-578011-6. 2. Christopher, M.: Logistics and Supply Chain Management. Pitman Publishing, London 1992. 3. Dilworth, J.B.: Operations management. Design, Planning and Control for Manufacturing and Services. McGraw-Hill, New York, 1992. ISBN 0-07-016988- 8.

Recommended literature:

1. Jacobs, Roger a Richard Chase. Operations and Supply Chain Management. 3rd ed. McGraw-Hill/Irwin, 2012. 518 s. ISBN 978-0073525235.


Subject has no prerequisities.


Subject has no co-requisities.