634-0919/03 – Industrial Logistics (PL)

Gurantor departmentDepartment of Economics and Management in IndustryCredits10
Subject guarantorprof. Ing. Radim Lenort, Ph.D.Subject version guarantorprof. Ing. Radim Lenort, Ph.D.
Study levelpostgraduateRequirementChoice-compulsory
YearSemesterwinter + summer
Study languageCzech
Year of introduction2013/2014Year of cancellation
Intended for the facultiesFMT, HGFIntended for study typesDoctoral
Instruction secured by
LoginNameTuitorTeacher giving lectures
LEN36 prof. Ing. Radim Lenort, Ph.D.
Extent of instruction for forms of study
Form of studyWay of compl.Extent
Full-time Examination 3+0
Part-time Examination 3+0
Distance Examination 3+0

Subject aims expressed by acquired skills and competences

Student will be well informed in principles and conceptions used for logistics management of industrial enterprises and chains, will be able to analyse, evaluate, design, and improve processes from purchase logistics, to production and distribution logistics.

Teaching methods

Individual consultations
Project work


Industrial logistics determination, goals, essential principles, and development. Production logistic management. Logistics in various types of production. Approaches, methods and tools for production logistics management. Distribution logistics management. Reasons of rise and structure of distribution chains in industry. Methods and tools for distribution logistics management.

Compulsory literature:

[1] Lenort, R. Production Logistics Concepts and Systems: Potential for Use in Metallurgical and Waste Processing Companies. Krakow: AGH University of Science and Technology Press, 2010.

Recommended literature:

[1] Vogt, J. J.; Pienaar, W. J.; de Wit, P.W.C. Business Logistics Management. Oxford University Press Southern Africa, 2002. [2] Lambert, D. M.; Stock, J. R.; Ellram, L. M. Fundamentals of Logistics Management. McGraw-Hill/Irwin, 1997.

Way of continuous check of knowledge in the course of semester


Other requirements

Seminar project on the given topic.


Subject has no prerequisities.


Subject has no co-requisities.

Subject syllabus:

1. Definition of logistics management - definition, logistics management objectives, optimal vs. real logistics services level, ways of company competitiveness increasing through logistics management, basic principles of logistics management. 2. Logistics management development - physical distribution, integrated logistics management, supply chain management, lean, demand, agile and resilient supply chain management. 3. Industrial logistics management - definition, reasons for development, logistics in Czech industrial production. 4. Purchase logistics management - definition, purchase situations, purchasing process, supplier evaluation and selection. 5. Inventory control - reasons for holding inventories, inventory costs, inventory classification, mathematical inventory control methods, Economics Order Quantity model, safety stock. 6. Production logistics management - definition, types of production and their impact on logistics, logistics solutions in production. 7. MRP systems – definitions, material requirements planning, closed-loop MRP, manufacturing resource planning, enterprise resource planning, supply chain planning. 8. Just-in-time concept - Toyota Production System, lean logistics, just-in-time, just-in-sequence, one-piece flow, poka yoke, TQM, 5S, TPM, SMED, manufacturing cells, system of guaranteed suppliers, kanban system. 9. Theory of constraints - bottlenecks, five focusing steps for ongoing improvement, actions for better utilization of capacity bottlenecks, DBR system. 10. Distribution logistics management - reasons of creation and structure of distribution chains, DRP, ECR, QR, CPFR concepts and systems, distribution a logistics centres. 11. Warehousing control - importance and functions of warehousing, warehousing, warehouse activities and technologies, warehouse planning and design, types of warehouses, cross-docking. 12. Material handling and packaging - material handling principles, handling units and equipment, logistics functions and types of packages, automatic identification systems. 13. Transportation - main types of transportation and their characterisation, type of transport and transporter selection.

Conditions for subject completion

Part-time form (validity from: 2013/2014 Winter semester)
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Academic yearProgrammeField of studySpec.ZaměřeníFormStudy language Tut. centreYearWSType of duty
2020/2021 (P3925) Management of Industrial Systems P Czech Ostrava Choice-compulsory study plan
2020/2021 (P3925) Management of Industrial Systems K Czech Ostrava Choice-compulsory study plan

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