BA4056 Syllabus - Transportation And Distribution Management - 2021 Regulation Anna University

BA4056 Syllabus - Transportation And Distribution Management - 2021 Regulation Anna University

BA4056

TRANSPORTATION AND DISTRIBUTION MANAGEMENT

 L T P C

3003

OBJECTIVES:
• To explore the fundamental concepts of transportation and distribution management.
• To gain knowledge in network planning, routing and scheduling and application of IT in transportation and distribution management.

UNIT I

DISTRIBUTION

9

Role of Distribution in Supply chain, Distribution channels – Functions, resources, Operations in Distribution, Designing Distribution network models - its features - advantages and disadvantages.

UNIT II

PLANNING

9

Distribution network planning, Distribution network decisions, Distribution requirement planning (DRP).

UNIT III

TRANSPORTATION

9

Role of Transportation in Logistics and Business, Principle and Participants-Scope and relationship with other business functions, Modes of Transportation - Mode and Carrier selection, Routing and scheduling.

UNIT IV

TRANSPORTATION

9

International transportation, Carrier, Freight and Fleet management, Transportation management systems-Administration, Rate negotiation, Trends in Transportation.

UNIT V

INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY (IT)

9

Usage of IT applications -E commerce – ITMS, Communication systems-Automatic vehicle location systems, Geographic information Systems.

TOTAL: 45 PERIODS

COURSE OUTCOMES: The students will be able to:
• Gain knowledge about the distribution requirements planning.
• Predict the scope and relationship of transportation with other business functions.
• Make use of the advantages and disadvantages of the various models.

TEXT BOOKS:
1. Raghuram and N. Rangaraj, Logistics and Supply chain Management – Leveraging Mathematical and Analytical Models: Cases and Concepts, New Delhi: Macmillan, 2000.
2. Janat Shah, Supply Chain Management, Pearson Education India, 2009.

REFERENCES:
1. Sunil Chopra, Peter Meindl, Supply Chain Management: Strategy, Planning, and Operation, Pearson, 2010.
2. Michael B Stroh, Practical Guide to Transportation and Logistics, Logistics Network, 2006.
3. Alan Rushton, John Oxley, Handbook of Logistics & Distribution Management, Kogan Page Publishers, 2000.

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