Logistics

Course Code
TO 621
Hours
2.25 hours
Type
Core
Offered
  • Winter 18 (B)
  • Winter 19 (B)
  • Winter 20 (B)

Logistics --- This course refers to the planning, implementation and control of the efficient forward and reverse flow and storage of goods, services, and information between the point of origin and point of consumption. This course trains students in the various aspects of logistics management. Primary topics include the management of inventory, facilities, warehousing and transportation, with in-depth study of these individual elements as well as examination of integrated logistics strategy and network design. Other topics with ancillary coverage include sustainability in logistics, international logistics and globalization, competition and co-ordination, role of information flow and IT, etc. Instruction will be by a combination of lectures, case studies and numerical assignments. Students will also run computer simulations of a logistics system, as well as learn to use a commercial logistics planning software. Guest lectures and a facility tour may also be included. The aim is to train students to perform and manage logistical functions within an organization, as well as assess and design the overall logistics strategy of the organization.

Taught By
Stefanus Jasin
  • Associate Professor of Technology and Operations
Stefanus Jasin is an Assistant Professor of Technology and Operations at the Ross School of Business, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. He earns his...
Debjit Roy
  • Visiting Associate Professor of Technology and Operations