Jun 14, 2024  
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BUSI 4630U – Advanced Logistical Topics in the Supply Chain


As an outcome of the increasing trend towards globalization, logistics is increasingly seen as the critical source of competitive advantage for organizations. Additionally, the Internet offers an alternative route to market and, hence, organizations need to understand its role and how to execute in an online environment. This course moves beyond the basic issues and challenges of logistics to cover more advanced issues which are critical to supply chain performance as perceived by the customer. The issues include: order fulfilment in the last mile, coloration, technology applications (e.g., RFID, outsourcing, and advanced planning and optimization). Coloration in the supply chain; business to business processes: outsourcing—current and future issues; virtual enterprises; global supply chain design; international issues in logistics order fulfilment in the last mile of the supply chain; advanced planning in the supply chain logistics: new information technology applications; advanced transportation.
Credit hours: 3
Lecture hours: 3
Prerequisite(s): BUSI 3630U  



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