BA4055 Syllabus - Warehouse Management - 2021 Regulation Anna University

BA4055 Syllabus - Warehouse Management - 2021 Regulation Anna University

BA4055

WAREHOUSE MANAGEMENT

 L T P C

3003

COURSE OBJECTIVES:
• To help the students in explaining the significance of Warehousing.
• To provide timely customer service,
• To keep track of items so they can be found readily & correctly
• To minimize the total physical effort
• To minimize the cost of moving goods in & out of stage.

UNIT I

INTRODUCTION WAREHOUSING

9

Introduction Warehousing – Basic Warehousing Decisions – Warehouse Operations – Types of Warehouses – Functions – Centralized & Decentralized – S rage Systems – Warehousing Cost Analysis – Warehouse Layout – Characteristics if Ideal Warehouse.

UNIT II

INVENTORY MANAGEMENT

9

Inventory: Basic Concepts – Role in Supply Chain – Role in Competitive Strategy – Independent Demand Systems – Dependent Demand Systems – Functions – Types _ Cost – Need for Inventory – Just in Time.

UNIT III

INVENTORY CONTROL

9

Inventory Control – ABC Inventory Control – Multi-Echelon Inventory Systems – Distribution Requirement Planning – Bull Whip Effect – Using WMS for Managing Warehousing Operations.

UNIT IV

MATERIALS HANDLING

9

Principles and Performance Measures Of Material Handling Systems – Fundamentals of Material Handling – Various Types of Material Handling Equipments – Types of Conveyors – Refrigerated Warehouses- Cold Chain- Agri SCM

UNIT V

MODERN WAREHOUSING METHODS

9

Modern Warehousing – Au mated S rage & Retrieval Systems & their Operations – Bar Coding Technology & Applications in Logistics Industry – RFID Technology & Applications – Advantages of RFID.

TOTAL: 45 PERIODS

COURSE OUTCOMES:
At the end of the course, the students will be able to get complete insight in to warehouse concepts, various inventory control techniques and application of inventory management in supply chain.

TEXT BOOKS:
1. Vinod.V.Sople, Logistics Management, Pearson Education, 2004.
2. Arnold, Introduction Materials Management, Pearson Education, 2009.

REFERENCES:
1. Frazelle, World Class Warehousing & Material Handling, Tata McGraw-Hill, 2008.
2. Satish K. Kapoor and PurvaKansal, Basics of Distribution Management - A Logistical Approach, Prentice Hall, 2003.
3. Satish K. Kapoor and PurvaKansal Marketing, Logistics - A Supply Chain Approach , Pearson Education, 2003.

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