Global Logistics Systems

Contents

Unit 1

  1. Transport  in  Supply Chains
  2. Characteristics of the  Different Transport  Modes
  3. Transport Operations, Distribution Centres and the Role of Factory Gate Pricing
  4. An Example of the Application of Factory Gate Pricing  (FGP)
  5. Efficiency of Transport  Services
  6. Appendix A:  Transportation Model
  7. Appendix B: Planning  Transport  Infrastructure
  8. Improving Efficiency in Planning Large-Scale Transport Infrastructure  Projects
  9. Transport Economist and former President of Chartered Institute of Transport,   Ireland
  10. Transport demand
  11. Efficient delivery
  12. Role of cost–benefit analysis
  13. Lessons to be learned
  14. Notes

Unit 2

  1. Transport Security
  2. The  University of Hull
  3. The Need for Transport  Security
  4. Piracy
  5. Global Transport  Security Initiatives
  6. IMO International Ship and Port Facility Security (ISPS) Code6
  7. US Customs-Trade Partnership Against Terrorism (C-TPAT)8
  8. US Container Security Initiative (CSI)9
  9. European Union Authorized Economic Operator10
  10. ISO 28000 – Supply chain security11
  11. Transport  Security Technology
  12. Access control
  13. Biometrics
  14. Detection systems
  15. Notes

Unit 3

  1.  Logistics Service Providers
  2. Classifying  Logistics Companies
  3. Fourth-Party Logistics
  4. Carrier Responsibilities
  5. Selecting Logistics Service Providers and  Services
  6. Notes

Unit 4

  1. Procurement
  2. SCMG
  3. Procurement as a Strategic  Activity
  4. The Difference Between Public  and Private Sector   Procurement
  5. Procurement  and Markets
  6. Sourcing strategies
  7. Aggregation and consolidation
  8. Managing Value  and Risk
  9. The Role of the  Buyer
  10. The  Procurement Process
  11. Procurement organisation
  12. The role of technology
  13. Price, cost and value
  14. Low-cost country sourcing
  15. Procurement  Performance
  16. Ethical Sourcing
  17. Sustainability
  18. Procurement and Supply Chain  Management
  19. Conclusion
  20. Notes

Unit 5

  1. Inventory Management
  2. University of Waikato, New Zealand
  3. The  Importance  of Inventory Management
  4. The Economic Order Quantity  Model
  5. Inventory  Control Systems
  6. The reorder point inventory control system
  7. The periodic inventory control system
  8. Safety stock
  9. Supply Chain  Inventory Management
  10. Inventory centralisation
  11. Delayed product differentiation
  12. Part commonality
  13. Transit inventory
  14. Matching  Inventory Policy With  Inventory Type
  15. ABC analysis
  16. Inventory flow types
  17. Inventory  Reduction Principles
  18. Pool inventory
  19. Reduce variation
  20. Reduce lead time
  21. Just-in-time inventory system (JIT)
  22. Notes

Unit 6

  1. Warehousing  and Materials Handling
  2. Cranfield School of Management
  3. Warehousing  In Global Supply Chains
  4. Warehouse Layout and  Design
  5. Warehouse  Management Systems
  6. Materials Handling  and Storage
  7. Pallet storage
  8. Non-pallet storage
  9. Order picking
  10. Storage and picking combinations
  11. Work Organisation and Job  DesignLiquor DC, Australia
  12. Notes

 

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