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MGT2103 Business Logistics

Units : 1
Faculty or Section : Faculty of Business, Education, Law and Arts
School or Department : School of Management and Enterprise
Version produced : 20 April 2014

Other requisites

Students are required to have access to a personal computer, e-mail capabilities and Internet access to UConnect. Current details of computer requirements can be found at http://www.usq.edu.au/current-students/support/computing/hardware.

Synopsis

This course will enable students to: display skills in analysing procurement, inventory and distribution systems, including the ability to determine how to deploy limited capital so that total system costs are minimized and desired customer service levels are maintained; show understanding of the principles of Pareto analysis and know how to apply these principles to the logistics system; develop and use materials requirements planning schemes, and to know when such schemes are appropriate; show an awareness of different warehouse storage systems and to know the advantages and disadvantages of each; examine critically the appropriateness of automation in any typical warehousing situation; and show some insight into the relevant issues concerning transportation and physical distribution system planning.

Course offers

Semester Mode Campus
Semester 2, 2014 External