Course: Principles of Logistics

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Course title Principles of Logistics
Course code KEMCH/C812
Organizational form of instruction Lecture + Seminary
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study 2
Semester Summer
Number of ECTS credits 5
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course Compulsory-optional
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements This is not an internship
Recommended optional programme components None
Lecturer(s)
  • Vlčková Vladimíra, Ing. Ph.D.
Course content
Conception of logistics, - the circumstances of the origination and development of logistics in enterprise, supply chain management Total Supply Chain - objectives, strategy, activities, cost and value part. Customer services - content, measurement, audit, providers of customer services. Logistics information system as a part of management information systém - its subsystems. Systems identification of logistics process - distribution subsystem, channels of distribution. Subsystem production subsidies - systems production management, link on customer service level. Production strategy - MRP II, JIT, KANBAN, OPT, LOC. Purchasing subsystem - types of purchasing situations, operational purchase, vendors rating. Cross logistic activities - systems of inventory management. Material packaging, wraps, pallets, containers. Warehousing, technology, inventory management in warehouses. Traffic systems, manipulating technique, transport choice and optimization. Logistic technologies. Company diagnostic from the logistic point of view, process of logistic conception elaboration and its conversion into practice. Organizational support of logistic management of enterprise. Case studies of peak companies are exploited in seminars and excursion into chemical industry plant is realised.

Learning activities and teaching methods
Monologic (reading, lecture, briefing), Dialogic (discussion, interview, brainstorming), Work with text (with textbook, with book), Methods of individual activities, Skills training
Learning outcomes
The aim of this subject is to develop to give to student complex conception about logistic management of company with usage of new logistic technologies and with respect of chemical industry specifics.
Student is able after fulfillment this subject to understand and apply logistic approach in management of company with emphasis on mutual close relation between individual processes and complexity of solution.
Prerequisites
Knowledge in mathematics and business economics and management taught within the bachelor study is needed for study of the subject.

Assessment methods and criteria
Written examination, Home assignment evaluation

Exam from this subject is in written form. Final classification takes into account also results of individual works elaborated by student during semester.
Recommended literature
  • CEMPÍREK, V., KAMPF R. Nebezpečné zboží v logistických systémech. Institut Jana Pernera, Pardubice, 2004..
  • Gros I. Logistika, 1996, Vydavatelství VŠCHT Praha..
  • CHRISTOPHER M. Logistics and Supply Chain Management. Prentice Hall, Great Britain, 2005..
  • Christopher M. Logistika v marketingu. 2000, Managenent Press.
  • KAMPF R., CEMPÍREK, V. Logistika. Institut Jana Pernera, Pardubice, 2005..
  • Lambert D. M. a kol. Logistika, 2000, Computer press..
  • Pernica P. Logistika pro 21.století, 2004, RADIX, s.r.o..


Study plans that include the course
Faculty Study plan (Version) Branch of study Category Recommended year of study Recommended semester
Faculty of Chemical Technology Chemistry and Technical Chemistry (2015) Engineering chemistry and chemistry of silicates 2 Summer
Faculty of Chemical Technology Chemistry and Technical Chemistry (2013) Engineering chemistry and chemistry of silicates 2 Summer
Faculty of Chemical Technology Economy and Management of Chemical and Food Industry (2016) Engineering chemistry and chemistry of silicates 3 Summer
Faculty of Chemical Technology Chemistry and Technical Chemistry (2014) Engineering chemistry and chemistry of silicates 2 Summer
Faculty of Chemical Technology Economy and Management of Chemical and Food Industry (2013) Engineering chemistry and chemistry of silicates 3 Summer
Faculty of Chemical Technology Economy and Management of Chemical and Food Industry (2015) Engineering chemistry and chemistry of silicates 3 Summer
Faculty of Chemical Technology Chemistry and Technical Chemistry (2016) Engineering chemistry and chemistry of silicates 2 Summer
Faculty of Chemical Technology Economy and Management of Chemical and Food Industry (2014) Engineering chemistry and chemistry of silicates 3 Summer