152-0302/09 – Logistics A (LOG A)

Gurantor departmentDepartment of Business AdministrationCredits4
Subject guarantordoc. Ing. Pavla Macurová, CSc.Subject version guarantordoc. Ing. Naděžda Klabusayová, CSc.
Study levelundergraduate or graduate
Study languageCzech
Year of introduction2011/2012Year of cancellation2012/2013
Intended for the facultiesEKFIntended for study typesBachelor, Follow-up Master
Instruction secured by
LoginNameTuitorTeacher giving lectures
JUR485 Ing. Karla Jurásková
KLA15 doc. Ing. Naděžda Klabusayová, CSc.
TVR09 Ing. Leo Tvrdoň, Ph.D., ALog.
Extent of instruction for forms of study
Form of studyWay of compl.Extent
Full-time Credit 2+1

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.

Way of continuous check of knowledge in the course of semester

credit 100% test


Other requirements



Subject has no prerequisities.


Subject has no co-requisities.

Subject syllabus:

1. The concept of logistics and logistic management, their functions and aims. Systematic approaches in logistics, processes, logistic chain and logistic nets. Logistic interfaces. The relationship between technical side of logistic and logistic management. 2. Definition and classification of products, processes and flows. Types of production, the function the bill of material. 3. Determination of batch. 4. Continuous time – concept, structure of continuous time, tools for planning of continuous time. 5. The level of logistic service and logistic costs. Trade off in logistic. 6. Pre-production preparing and her influence on the logistic. 7. Capacity, specialization, lay out of workplace. 8. Inventory management: sorts of inventory, ratios of inventories, movement of inventories, determine the order modes, ABC-Analysis. 9. The introduction to the planning and production management, aspects and background at planning of products, link the Term planning and Capacity planning, scheduling tasks, production management. 10. The introduction to the distribution management: fundamental tasks in distribution logistics, consolidation, separation and assembly, the tasks of logistic providers, the comparison the sorts of transports, reverse logistics, city logistics, and delivery terms. 11. Classification and characteristic technical means in logistics. 12. Ecologic, social and legal aspects in logistics.

Conditions for subject completion

Full-time form (validity from: 2011/2012 Summer semester)
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Min. number of points
Exercises evaluation Credit 85 (85) 20
        credit Other task type 85  20
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