Undergraduate Catalog 2019-2021

LOGS - Logistics

LOGS 3180 Bus Log & Supply Chain Mgt

Prerequisites: MGMT 3101 and MGMT 3141. This course provides an introduction to the concepts, functions, processes and objectives of logistics and supply chain management activities. It covers those activities that are involved in physically moving raw materials, inventory, and finished goods from point of origin to point of use or conssumption. The topic of logistics management is significant because if done effectively it can improve a firm's marketing effort by establishing consisten and dependable customer service levels. It covers the planning, organizing, and controlling of such activities, and examines the role of supply chain processes in creating competitive advantage with respect to quality, flexibility, lead-time, and cost. Topics include customer service, inventory management, transportation, warehousing, supply chain management and an introduction to international logistics.

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LOGS 3181 International Logistics

Prerequisites: MGMT 3101, MGMT 3141, and either LOGS 3180 or MGMT 3180. (Note: MGMT or LOGS 3180 may be taken concurrently.) This course will acquaint students with managerial issues in international logistics and transportation, and will provide students with an understanding of procedures related to import/export management.

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LOGS 3182 Logistics Analytics

Prerequisites: MGMT 3101, MGMT 3141, and MGMT or LOGS 3180. This course is an examination of the design and management of logistics and transportation operations in selected settings. Particular emphasis is placed upon the areas of traffic management, carrier operations, carrier selection and contract negotiation, and distribution. Each area is analyzed in terms of organizational differences, operational processes, variations in information needs, and performance control mechanisms. The objective of the class is to equip you with some tools and techniques, but primarily to provide you with a perspective and way of viewing the data and how to analyze it effectively.

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