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Logistics And Supply Chain Management (22MBA31) VTU 2022 Scheme Notes

VTU NOTES
Subject code
22MBA31
Semester
3rd

Module - 1

Introduction to Logistics Management: Meaning of Logistics, Definition of Logistics, Objectives
of Logistics, Types of Logistics, Need for Logistics Management, Evolution of logistics toward
Supply chain Management, Logistics Industry in India. Logistical Activities, Logistics Costs,
Expected cost of stock outs. Logistical Informational Requirements.

Module - 2

Introduction to Supply chain Concepts, significance and key challenges. Scope of SCM-historical
perspective, essential features, Drivers of SCM, decision phases–process view, supply chain frame
work, key issues in SCM and benefits. Managing uncertainty in Supply Chain, (Bullwhip Effect),
Impact of uncertainties, forecasting in Supply Chain, Innovations in Supply Chain. Sourcing
Decisions in Global SCM, Key issues in Global sourcing, Outsourcing. Network design

Module - 3

Strategic Logistic plan, Operating objectives of logistics planning, Flow of logistics planning,
Developing Logistic strategy, Logistics System Design and Administration, logistic environment
assessment, Pricing in logistics, Warehousing– scope, primary functions. Efficient Warehouse
Management System, Types of Warehouses.

Module - 4

Introduction to Inventory Concepts: various costs associated with inventory, EOQ, buffer stock,
lead time reduction, reorder point / re-order level fixation, ABC analysis, SDE/VED Analysis.
Goals, need, impact of inventory management on business performance. Types of Inventory,
Alternative approach for classification of inventories, components of inventory decisions, inventory
cost management, business response to stock out, replenishment of inventory, material requirements
planning.

Module - 5

Introduction to Distribution Management: Designing the distribution network, role of distribution,
factors influencing distribution, design options, distribution networks in practice. HUB & SPOKE
V/S Distributed Warehouses. Mode of transportation and criteria of decision. Transportation
Infrastructure .Factors impacting road transport cost, Packaging Issues in Transportation, role of
containerization, Hazards in transportation, State of Ocean Transport, global alliances.

Module - 6

Introduction to Distribution Management: Designing the distribution network, role of distribution,
factors influencing distribution, design options, distribution networks in practice. HUB & SPOKE
V/S Distributed Warehouses. Mode of transportation and criteria of decision. Transportation
Infrastructure .Factors impacting road transport cost, Packaging Issues in Transportation, role of
containerization, Hazards in transportation, State of Ocean Transport, global alliances.