152-0451/06 – Logistics B (LOG B)

Gurantor departmentDepartment of Business AdministrationCredits4
Subject guarantordoc. Ing. Pavla Macurová, CSc.Subject version guarantordoc. Ing. Pavla Macurová, CSc.
Study levelundergraduate or graduateRequirementCompulsory
Study languageCzech
Year of introduction2017/2018Year of cancellation
Intended for the facultiesEKFIntended for study typesFollow-up Master, Bachelor
Instruction secured by
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MAC40 doc. Ing. Pavla Macurová, CSc.
Extent of instruction for forms of study
Form of studyWay of compl.Extent
Part-time Credit and Examination 12+0

Subject aims expressed by acquired skills and competences

The outpusts of the subject: 1) obtaining the theoretical knowledge about order penetration point, theory of constraints, time- and material-consumption cathegories, customer analysis principles, production planning based on MRP incl. software tools, lean production principles, 2) understanding and ability to explain the economic impacts of logistic decision making, methods for time and material consumption standards creation, steps in capacity bottle-necks identification, MRP technique, etc. 3) ability to implement the principles of theory of constraints in product mix selection, production plans creating through MRP technique, the inventory impact on ROI evaluation etc. 4) ability to analyse the customers profitability, inventory structure and progress, adding and non-adding value in the value stream 5) ability to design appropriate approaches to customers according to their profitability, design the criteria for the current suppliers evaluation.

Teaching methods



The subject is the following of the basic subject Logistics A. The theoretical base of logistics management, the logistics in replenishment, inventory control and logistics in production are explaining in more details. The principles of lean manufacturing are included.

Compulsory literature:

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

Recommended literature:

Schroeder, Roger, Susan Meyer Goldstein a Johnny Rungtusantham. Operations Management in the Supply Chain: Decisions and Cases. 6th ed. McGraw-Hill/Irwin. 2013. 558 s. ISBN 978-0073525242.

Way of continuous check of knowledge in the course of semester

Assessment and examination.


Other requirements

Minimum participation in seminars 90%.


Subject codeAbbreviationTitleRequirement
152-0402 LOG A Logistics A Compulsory


Subject has no co-requisities.

Subject syllabus:

1. Economics of logistics. 2. Decoupling point, logistics mix, push-pull systems, postponement. 3. Analysis of customers and logistic services differentiation. 4. Standardization of material consumption and laboure consumption. 5. Theory of constraints and its utilization in logistics. 6. Logistics in purchasing. 7. Inventory control (prediction of demand, inventory analysis incl. ABC analysis, inventory models). 8. Manufacturing planning and control (MRP technice, DBR systém, Kanban, ERP and APS systems). 9. Concept of lean manufacturing. 10. Selected problems of distribution logistics.

Conditions for subject completion

Part-time form (validity from: 2017/2018 Winter semester)
Task nameType of taskMax. number of points
(act. for subtasks)
Min. number of points
Credit and Examination Credit and Examination 100 (100) 51
        Credit Credit 30 (30) 20
                Zápočet - písemka Written test 30  20
        Examination Examination 70  31
Mandatory attendence parzicipation: 90%

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