code EA322
credit_hours 3
title Materials and logistics management
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prequisites EA 221
credit hours 3
Description/Outcomes This course reflects the growing importance of logistics management and supply chain management within the world of business. It provides a fundamental understanding of the basic logistics concepts, emphasizing on the total system approach of managing all those activities involved in the efficient and effective forward and reverse flow and storage of goods, services, and related information between the point of origin to the point of consumption. In addition, it focuses on the identification of the relationships between logistics activities and corporate strategy and looks at how changing business conditions have impacted on the development of the sector.
arabic Description/Outcomes
objectives - Explain and evaluate key concepts and contemporary issues in the field of logistics and supply chain managementrn- Understand different tradeoffs in logistics managementrn- Interpret and apply the concepts of logistics and supply chain management in assisting other al areas of any business organizationrn- Objectively relate the various conflicts involved in the operation of logistics activitiesrn- Appreciate the role of transport and the criteria for choosing transport modesrn- Make effective judgment on warehousing and inventory decisionsrn
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ref. books -David B. Grant, (2012), Logistics Management, 1st edition, Pearsonrn-Harrison A. and van Hoek R., (2014), Logistics Management and Strategy, 5th edition, Pearsonrn
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textbook Murphy P. R and Wood D. F. (2011), Contemporary Logistics, 10th edition, Pearson
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objective set bullets
content set combined
Course Content
content serial Description
1 An Overview of Logistics
2 An Overview of Logistics (continued)
3 Strategic and Financial Logistics
4 Organizational and Managerial Issues in Logistics
5 The supply chain management concept
6 Procurement
7 7th week exam
8 Demand Management, Order Management, and Customer Service
9 Demand Management, Order Management, and Customer Service (continued)
10 Inventory Management
11 Inventory Management (continued)
12 12th week exam
13 Warehousing Management
14 Transportation
15 Logistics and Information Technology + Revision
16 Final exam