Logistic Management



 Distribution & Logistics Management- Paper 1st

 Business Logistics – Paper 2nd

Curriculum of Distribution & Logistics Management- Paper 1st     (IIBM- E1053)

S.No. Topics
 1 Distribution: A Strategic Overview:-Introduction, Distribution:Meaning and Concept, Landscape of Market Scenario, traditional Status of Distribution, Distribution in the New Environment, Strategic Importance of Distribution.
2 Role of Marketing Intermediaries:-Introduction, Functions of Marketing Intermediaries, Role of Marketing Intermediaries in the e-Environment, Role of Marketing Intermediaries in Physical Product Industries, Value Chain and Marketing Intermediaries.
3 Distribution Structures and Systems:-Introduction, Distribution Systems for Various Product Categories, Designing Channel Structure, Distribution Systems in e-Environment.
4 Partnering Channel Relationships: – Introduction, Partnering Channel Relationships, Stages of Partnering Relationships, Reason for Developing Partnering Channel Relationships, Factors behind Partnering Channel Relationships, Channel Conflicts and Resolution Strategies, Partnering Channel Relationships and Information Technology, Case Study.
5 Overview of Logistics Management: – Introduction, Nature and Concepts, Evolution of Logistics Management, Supply Chain Management, Logistical Mission and Objectives, Components of Logistics Management, Functions of Logistics Management, Integrated Logistics System, Key Distribution-Related Issues and Challenges for Logistics, Strategy Logistics Management, Total Cost Analysis and Trade-off.
6 Customer Service:-Introduction, Nature and Concept, Components of Customer Service, Customer Service Cost, Strategic Customer Service Management, Customer Service Management, Impediments to an Effective Customer Service Strategy.
7 Inventory Management:-Introduction, Concept and Types, Functions of Inventory, Elements of Inventory Costs, Inventory Management under Certainty, Managing Finished Products Inventory under Uncertainty, Strategic Inventory Management Tools and Techniques, Distribution requirement Planning (DRP).
8 Transportation:-Introduction, Functions of Transportation, Elements of Transportation Cost, Modes of Transport, Multi-Model Transport, Containerisation, Selection of Transportation Mode, Transportation decision (Pricing & Rates), Transportation Network(Routing & Scheduling), Third Party Logistics(3PL).
9 Warehousing and Distribution Centres:-Introduction, Concepts of Warehousing, Types of Warehouses, Functions of Warehousing, Warehousing Strategy, Warehouse Design, Operational Mechanism of Warehousing, IT-enabled Warehouse Management Systems(e-WMS).
10 Value of Information and Order Processing:-Introduction, Position of Information in Logistics Management, Bullwhip Effect on Logistics and Supply Chain, Logistics Information System(LIS), Nature and Concept of Order Processing, Functions of Order Processing, Elements of Order Processing Costs, Significance of Order Processing, Case Study.
11 Integration of Distribution and Logistics:-Introduction, Significance of Integration of Logistics with Distribution System, IT-Enabled Distribution and Logistics Management(e-DLM), Prerequisites for Successful Integration, Performance Measurement, Case Study.
12 Retailing Management and Indian Retail Industry:-Introduction, Nature and Characteristics of Retail Management, Functions of Retailers in Distribution, Types of Retail Organisations, Format of Major Modern Retail Institutions, Indian Retail Industry, Key Trends in Indian Retail Industry, Porter’s Five Forces Analysis of Organised Retail Industry, SWOT Analysis of Indian Organisesd Retail Industry, Organised Retailers v/s Traditional Stores, Key Issues and Challenges of Indian Organised Retail Industry, Critical Success Factors of Indian Modern Retail Industry, Future Outlook of Indian Retail Industry, Case Study.

 Curriculum of Business Logistics – Paper 2nd     (IIBM- E1054)

S.No. Topics
 1 Objectives and Elements of Logistics:- Introduction, Definition, The Concept of Logistics, Importance of Logistics, Supply Chain Management vs Logistics.
2 Marketing and Logistics:- Introduction, Relationship of Logistics to Marketing and Production, Marketing Logistics, Logistics and the Modern Organization, Logistic Sub-Systems, Elements of Logistics, Marketing Mix, Trade-Off Analysis, Types of Trade-Off Analysis, Forms of Logistics Management.
3 Integrated Logistics: – Introduction, Logistical Competency, Network Design, Information, Transportation, Inventory, Warehousing, Material Handling, and Packaging, Integrated Logistics, Barriers to Internal, Logistics Integration.
4 Supply Chain Relations: – Introduction, Channel Structure, The Economics of Distribution, Traditional Functions, Specialisation, Assortment.
5 Customer Based Marketing: – Introduction, Customer-Focused Marketing, Marketing Concept, Philosophy of Management, Logistics as a Core Strategic Competency, Life-Cycle Planning Framework, Customer Services Defined, Increasing Customer Expectations, The Perfect Order, Value-Added Services.
6 Transportation: – Introduction, Types of Transportation, Transport Functionality and Principles, Participants in Transportation Decisions, Transport Infrastructure, Legal Classification of Carrier.
7 Multi-Model Transport: – Introduction, Features of Multimodal Transport System, Supplier of Transportation Services, Value Added Services, Ranking of Carrier Selection Determinates.
8 Containerization: – Introduction, A Freight Container, Classification of Containers, Stuffing Cargo in a Container, Benefits to Trade, Constraints in Containerization.
9 Incoterms: – Introduction, International Contract Terms (Incoterms), Rights and Duties Under Principal Incoterms, General Conditions in Export Contracts, International Arbitration.
10 Inland Container Depot: – Introduction, Inland Container Depot (ICD)-Roles and Functions, Export Clearance at ACID, Clearance Procedure for Imports, Container Corporation of India (CONCOR), Establishment and Operation of ICD Under CONCOR, International Scenario.
11 International Air Transport: – Introduction, Air Freight Operations, Advantages of Air Cargo, Constraints in Air Transit, Air Cargo Tariff Structure, IATA.
12 Shipping Industry: – Introduction, Role of Shipping, Different Types of Ships, Shipping Routes, Role of Suez and Panama Canals in Ocean Shipping, Operating Ships, Development of Liner and Tramp Trade, Organization of a Shipping Company.
13 Freight: – Introduction, Freight or Tariff Rates, Freight Rebates, Factor Involved in Ratemaking.
14 Freight Structure And Practice: – Introduction, Determination of Freight Rates, Contracts of Affreightments, Sea Freight, Types Freight Rates, Conference Liner Staff, Liner Freight Rebate System, Liner Freight Rates, Tramp Freights, Types of Freight, Ship Owner’s Lien for Freight.
15 Warehousing: – Introduction, Evolution of the Concept of Warehousing, Importance and Benefits of Warehousing, Warehouse Operating Principles, Developing the Warehouse Resource, Warehousing Strategy.
16 Material Handling: – Introduction, Managing Warehouse Resources, Material Handling, Handling Equipment, Automated Material Handling, Order Selection System, ASRS System, Introduction-Directed Systems, Special Handling Considerations.
17 Packaging and Packing: – Introduction, Labelling Function, Forms of Labels, Labels and Preferences for Colours, Numbers and Shapes, Functions of Packaging, Packaging Design, Packaging Materials and Kinds of Packaging, Preparing for Packaging.
18 Packing for Transportation and Marketing: – Introduction, Types of Packing Boxes, Containers for Transportation of Export Cargo, Procedure for Packing Goods, Cost of Packing, Marking on the Export Boxes, Types of Marking, Features of Marking.
19 Inventory Management:- Introduction, Types and Characteristics of Inventory, Inventory, Inventory Functionality, Terms Associated with Inventory Management, Planning the Inventory Resource, Components of Inventory.
20 Global Logistics:- Introduction, Logistics in a Global Economy, Barriers in the Way of Global Logistics, Global Trade Perspectives, Global Operating Levels, The Interlinked Global Economy.
21 Information and Communication:- Introduction, Logistics Information System, Principles of Logistics Information, Logistics Information System Architecture, Planning and Coordination, Operations, Logistics Information System Flow.
22 Documentation:- Introduction, Rationale for Documentation, Documents.

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