Prerequisites: MGMT 563 and MGMT 564. (3 credits)
This course examines the fundamental approaches, and techniques which are useful in the design and operation of logistics systems and integrated supply chains. The material is taught from a managerial perspective, with an emphasis on where and how specific tools can be used to improve the overall performance and reduce the total cost of a supply chain. The main areas of focus are: inventory planning, management and control, and transportation planning, management, and operations. The main objective is to develop and use models to analyze these situations. The course is designed as an analytical course that addresses real problems found in practice.