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Fulfilment and order management (6 points)


Leader: Mr G Peter Dapiran

Peninsula Second semester 2004 (Off-campus)

Synopsis: Topics include strategic warehousing decisions; third party logistics; decision analysis techniques for facilities location; warehouse design; design of order picking systems; decision trees and game theory and applications to warehousing; labour management and the introduction of technological change; packaging and unitisation; shipping case design; pallet load stabilisation; containerisation; contingency planning in logistics operations; measuring performance; benchmarking.

Assessment: Individual site visit analysis report: 10% + Syndicate case study presentation: 10% + Individual major assignment (4000 words): 40% + Examination (2 hours): 40%

Contact Hours: One-week module

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