LOGISTICS & SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT

UNIT - I

Logistics Management: Customer Service and Logistics Management – A Perspective - Concepts in Logistics and Physical Distribution - Distribution and Inventory

UNIT - II

Types of Inventory Control - Demand Forecasting - Warehousing and Stores Management – Routing - Transportation Management - Some Commercial Aspects in Distribution Management – Codification - Distribution Channel Management - Distribution Resource Planning (DRP) - Logistics in 21st Century

UNIT - III

Supply Chain Management: Introduction - The Need for Supply Chain - Understanding the Supply Chain Management - Participants in Supply Chain - Levels of Supply Chain

UNIT - IV

Role of a Manager in Supply Chain - Supply Chain Performance Drivers - Key Enablers in Supply Chain Improvement - Inter-relation between Enablers and Levels of Supply Chain Improvement

UNIT - V

Aligning the Supply Chain with Business Strategy - SCOR Model

REFERENCES

  • D K Agrawal, Textbook of Logistics and Supply Chain Management, MacMillan.
  • G Raghuram & N Rangaraj, Logistics and Supply Chain Management - Cases and Concepts. Mac Millan.
  • Martin Christopher, Logistics & Supply Chain Management: Creating Value-Adding Networks, FT Press.
  • Janat Shah, Supply Chain Management: Text and Cases, 1st Edition, Pearson.

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