Principles of Distribution and Logistics

The goal of this course is to introduce the foundations of planning and control in distribution and logistics.   Among the topics discussed are the basics of logistics management, the principles and activities of warehousing, the principles and activities of transportation, fulfillment, the concept of supply chain management (SCM), and the principles, functions, and application of distribution requirements planning (DRP).  Through discussion and problem solving, participants will learn about the role of logistics and supply chain management and participate in distribution priority and capacity planning techniques.