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Prerequisites: Open only to MBA, MSBAPM, and Advanced Business Certificate in Supply Chain Analytics students, others with consent.
Grading Basis: Graded
Economic globalization has increased the criticality of distribution, transportation, and logistics operations for the global supply chain. A calamity in any part of a distribution system, including transportation of raw materials, warehousing, delivery of finished goods, etc., can lead to costly repercussions such as supply shortages, revenue losses and customer dissatisfaction. An efficient and effective distribution and logistics system is vital to the success of businesses as it bridges temporal and geographical gaps between production and consumption. The recent development of e-commerce and customers' increased awareness of sustainability have posed new challenges in distribution and logistics strategies. Introduces concepts related to the global supply chain and distribution strategies, transportation and logistics planning, and warehouse operations. Emphasis on quantitative methods and analytics tools for the design of distribution network, transportation planning, and logistics operations.
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