Introduction to logistics – factors affecting logistics-network design.

Supply process – distribution management – factors of supply chain – Product life cycle management in SC – supply chain redesign.

Logistics organization-logistics information systems-topology of SC.

Collaborative product commerce – supply chain optimization-Decision making in SC.

Applications of SCM – ware house management system – product data management – E –Commerce – Reverse logistics – Cases in Paper industry – Furniture industry.


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