Courses & Units

Warehousing and Distribution JNB258

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 Vera Zhang
Available as an elective? Yes
Delivered By University of Tasmania
Level Intermediate

Availability

Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Launceston Semester 2 On-Campus International Domestic
Online Semester 2 Off-Campus International 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 10/7/2023 8/8/2023 28/8/2023 15/10/2023

* 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 (refer to How do I withdraw from a unit? for more information).

Unit census dates currently displaying for 2023 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2023 will be available from the 1st October 2022. Note census date cutoff is 11.59pm AEST (AEDT during October to March).

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Learning Outcomes

  • Defend the key considerations that inform the location, design, and operations of a warehouse or distribution centre.
  • Evaluate the impacts of warehouse or distribution centre operations on the performance of the whole logistics system.
  • Analyse warehouse or distribution centre continuous improvement processes using quality and lean management principles and tools.
Field of Education Commencing Student Contribution 1,3 Grandfathered Student Contribution 1,3 Approved Pathway Course Student Contribution 2,3 Domestic Full Fee 4
$1,037.00 $1,037.00 not applicable $2,938.00

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4 Please refer to more information on eligibility for FEE-HELP.

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Teaching

Teaching Pattern
  • On-Campus:  Weekly 2-hour lectures and weekly a 1-hr tutorial. Attendance in tutorials is mandatory.
  • Off-Campus: on-campus lectures and tutorials will be stream lived to distance students. Recordings for lectures and tutorials can also be assessed by both on-campus and distance students.
AssessmentOnline Quiz (10%)|Final Exam (40%)|Presentation (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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