Courses & Units

Warehousing and Distribution JNB258

Launceston

Introduction

This unit introduces you to the fundamentals of warehousing management and related distribution issues that are important for pursuing a career in the logistics, transport and maritime industries. Academic understanding and applied skills will be developed to the point where you will be able to analyse existing warehouse layout, processes, safety systems and equipment in order to identify ways to improve operational efficiency.

Summary

Unit name Warehousing and Distribution
Unit code JNB258
Credit points 12.5
College/School College of Sciences and Engineering
Australian Maritime College
Discipline Maritime and Logistics Management
Coordinator Doctor Yuquan (Bill) Du
Available as student elective? Yes
Level Intermediate

Availability

Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Launceston Semester 2 On-Campus Off-Campus International International Domestic Domestic

Key

On-campus
Off-Campus
International students
Domestic students
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Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Semester 2 11/7/2022 9/8/2022 29/8/2022 16/10/2022

* The Final WW Date is the final date from which you can withdraw from the unit without academic penalty, however you will still incur a financial liability (see withdrawal dates explained for more information).

Unit census dates currently displaying for 2022 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2022 will be available from the 1st October 2021.

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Learning Outcomes

  • Evaluate key considerations in warehouse and distribution centre location, design and operation
  • Discuss the impact of warehouse and distribution centre operations on the performance of the logistics system
  • Assess how the application of quality and lean management principles can continuously improve operational outcomes of warehouses and distribution centres
Field of Education Commencing Student Contribution 1 Grandfathered Student Contribution 1 Approved Pathway Course Student Contribution 2 Domestic Full Fee
030909 $1,002.00 $1,002.00 not applicable

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Teaching

Teaching Pattern

On Campus:  1 x 2-hr lecture and 1 x 1-hr tutorial weekly (13 weeks)

AssessmentEngagement Quiz|Online Quiz (10%)|Examination (40%)|Assignment: Case Study (25%)|Essay (25%)
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Textbooks

Required

Required readings will be listed in the unit outline prior to the start of classes.

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