This unit provides you with a broad appreciation of the nature and importance of logistics activities and introduces you to some of the concepts, tools and thinking used in logistics by logistics managers. It enables you to understand the key components of an integrated logistics system, such as procurement, inventory management and transport, whilst viewing the system synergistically. Central to an integrated logistics system is the customer: by studying the trade-offs between customer service and costs in this unit, you will be able to contribute positively to the logistics management activities in any company.
|Unit name||Logistics Management|
|College/School||College of Sciences and Engineering
Australian Maritime College
|Discipline||Maritime and Logistics Management|
|Coordinator||Doctor Wenming Shi|
|Available as student elective?||Yes|
|Delivered By||University of Tasmania|
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|Launceston||Semester 1||On-Campus||Off-Campus||International International||Domestic Domestic|
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- discuss the role and significance of logistics and logistics management practices to the economy and the organisation.
- demonstrate the importance to the business of customer service associated with logistics.
- explain the nature and importance of activities involved in supply-side and demand-side logistics.
- illustrate the importance of integrated logistics management in the 21st century.
|Field of Education||Commencing Student Contribution 1||Grandfathered Student Contribution 1||Approved Pathway Course Student Contribution 2||Domestic Full Fee|
- Available as a Commonwealth Supported Place
- HECS-HELP is available on this unit, depending on your eligibility3
- FEE-HELP is available on this unit, depending on your eligibility4
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On-campus: 1 x 3 hour class weekly comprising lecture and tutorial components.
Distance: Study guide and readings.
|Assessment||Online Quiz (10%)|Examination (40%)|Engagement Activity|Assignment: Logistics Activities (20%)|Assignment: Logistics Performance (30%)|
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Required readings will be listed in the unit outline prior to the start of classes.
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