2017-2018 Graduate Catalog

INSC 70610 Logistics and Transportation

1.5 credit hours. Prerequisites: INSC 60600 or 60011. Logistics is a core business process that facilitates the creation of value for the external customer and helps to integrate the other functions and processes within the firm. Logistics is defined as that part of the supply chain process that plans, implements, and controls the efficient, effective forward and reverse flow and storage of goods, services, and related information between the point of origin and the point of consumption in order to meet customers' requirements. This course will cover many aspects of business logistics, including materials management, physical distribution, customer service, order processing, information flows, transportation, warehousing and inventory management.