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Ontario Tech acknowledges the lands and people of the Mississaugas of Scugog Island First Nation.

We are thankful to be welcome on these lands in friendship. The lands we are situated on are covered by the Williams Treaties and are the traditional territory of the Mississaugas, a branch of the greater Anishinaabeg Nation, including Algonquin, Ojibway, Odawa and Pottawatomi. These lands remain home to many Indigenous nations and peoples.

We acknowledge this land out of respect for the Indigenous nations who have cared for Turtle Island, also called North America, from before the arrival of settler peoples until this day. Most importantly, we acknowledge that the history of these lands has been tainted by poor treatment and a lack of friendship with the First Nations who call them home.

This history is something we are all affected by because we are all treaty people in Canada. We all have a shared history to reflect on, and each of us is affected by this history in different ways. Our past defines our present, but if we move forward as friends and allies, then it does not have to define our future.

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2020-2021 Undergraduate Academic Calendar 
2020-2021 Undergraduate Academic Calendar [ARCHIVED CALENDAR]

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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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