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MKP9620 - Fulfilment and order management

6 points, SCA Band 2, 0.125 EFTSL

Postgraduate Faculty of Business and Economics


Peninsula Second semester 2007 (Off-campus)


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.


The learning goals associated with this unit are to:


Assignment(s): 60%
Class test: 40%

Contact hours

3 Hours class contact or equivalent per week