152-0503/03 – Logistics A (LOG A)

Gurantor departmentDepartment of Business AdministrationCredits4
Subject guarantordoc. Ing. Pavla Macurová, CSc.Subject version guarantordoc. Ing. Pavla Macurová, CSc.
Study levelundergraduate or graduate
Study languageEnglish
Year of introduction2013/2014Year of cancellation
Intended for the facultiesEKFIntended for study typesFollow-up Master, Bachelor
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MAC40 doc. Ing. Pavla Macurová, CSc.
Extent of instruction for forms of study
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Full-time Examination 2+0

Subject aims expressed by acquired skills and competences

After passing the subject the students will: - obtain the piece of knowlege about the goals and priciples of logistics, about content of typical logistics activites and about the kinds of decision making in logistics, - understand and be able to explain the impact of the way of flows organzation and control on logistics service level and logistics costs, as well as to explaint the logistics trade-offs, - be able to solve the basic simple tasks from fields of inventory control, throughput planning, capacity bottle necks identification and products preferences on bottle neck, sequencing the tasks, - be able to analyze the impact of inventories on financial measures, analyze inventory structure through ABC analysis, compare several kinds of distribution channels and kinds of transport.

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Summary

1. What is logistics, the mission and principles of logistics management. 2. Typical logistic activities. 3. Consumer service level in logistics. Logistic costs. Logistic trade-offs. 4. Batch sizing, economic order quantity model. 5. Throughput time planning and analyzing. 6. Inventory management: reasons for holding inventory, functional classification of inventories, inventory replenishment model. 7. ABC classification and its implementation in inventory management. 8. Production planning: the principles, product mix, agregate planning, master production schedule, capacity balancing, scheduling. 9. Synchronous operations philosophy, theory of constraints. 10. Logistics in distribution: consolidation and deconsolidation, costs of distribution, cross docking, hub and spoke, logistic providers. 11. Tracebility and tools for automatic identification.

Compulsory literature:

Jacobs, R. and Chase, R.: Operations and Supply Chain Management. Mcgraw-Hill/Irwin. 2012. ISBN 978-0073525235

Recommended literature:

Ghiani, G. – Laporte, G. – Musmanno, R.: Introduction to logistics systems management. Second edition. Wiley, 2013. ISBN 978-1-119-94338-9.

Way of continuous check of knowledge in the course of semester

E-learning

Další požadavky na studenta

Self study of additional study materials.

Prerequisities

Subject has no prerequisities.

Co-requisities

Subject has no co-requisities.

Subject syllabus:

1. What is logistics, the mission and principles of logistics management. 2.Typical logistic activities. 3.Consumer service level in logistics. Logistic costs. Logistic trade-offs. 4.Batch sizing, economic order quantity model. 5.Throughput time planning and analyzing. 6.Inventory management: reasons for holding inventory, functional classification of inventories, inventory replenishment model. 7.ABC classification and its implementation in inventory management. 8.Production planning and scheduling. 9.Synchronization in logistics, theory of constraints. 10.Lean management 11.Logistics in distribution: consolidation and deconsolidation, costs of distribution, cross docking, hub and spoke, logistic providers.

Conditions for subject completion

Full-time form (validity from: 2013/2014 Summer semester)
Task nameType of taskMax. number of points
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Min. number of points
Examination Examination 100  51
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