SCM: Procurement and Distribution Management
After Internal Supply Chain has been covered in the first course of the module, this course focuses on the different concepts that could lead to (with the inclusion of suppliers and customers) the improvement in the efficiency of the supply chain. Central to this is avoiding the Bullwhip Effect through, for example supply chain contracts or through Vendor Managed Inventory (VMI). Further, supply chain best practices such as postponement and inventory pooling will be covered.
Logistics & Transport Management (Bachelor)
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Graduates will be able to explain and differentiate between possible strategic, tactical and operational requirements, procurement and distribution. They will be able to portray references to other company functions, especially producer and corporate boundaries relationships (SCM). They should be able to quantitatively determine central issues to procurement and distribution processes.