This unit provides you with a broad appreciation of the nature and importance of logistics activities, and introduces you to the most important concepts, principles, tools, and analytical skills used by logistics managers. It enables you to understand the key components of an integrated logistics system, such as procurement, inventory management, transport, warehousing, and customer services, whilst viewing the system synergistically. Central to an integrated logistics system is the customers: by studying the trade-offs between customer services and costs discussed in this unit, you will be able to contribute positively to the logistics management activities in any organisation.
|Unit name||Logistics Management|
|College/School||College of Sciences and Engineering
Australian Maritime College
|Discipline||Maritime and Logistics Management|
|Coordinator||Doctor Bill Du|
|Available as an elective?||Yes|
|Delivered By||University of Tasmania|
|Location||Study period||Attendance options||Available to|
- International students
- Domestic students
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- Discuss the role and significance of logistics and logistics management to an organisation or a nation.
- Propose feasible solutions to address customer service issues associated with logistics.
- Explain the nature and interrelationship of business activities in supply-side and demand-side logistics.
- Coordinate logistics activities to achieve an integrated logistics function and high performance for an organisation.
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|Assessment||Online Quiz (10%)|Examination (40%)|Case study – Part I (20%)|Case study – Part II (30%)|
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