Integrated Logistics-Sourcing

llsmg2009  2020-2021  Louvain-la-Neuve

Integrated Logistics-Sourcing
Due to the COVID-19 crisis, the information below is subject to change, in particular that concerning the teaching mode (presential, distance or in a comodal or hybrid format).
5 credits
30.0 h
Q2
Teacher(s)
Agrell Per Joakim; De Wolf Daniel; De Wolf Daniel (compensates Agrell Per Joakim);
Language
English
Main themes
The course gives an introduction the control and coordination problems involved in supply chain management and international logististics operations. Based on quantitiative methods from operations research and industrial organization, the course treats the channel coordination problem from multiple angles: level of decision making, organizational focus and information access. The topics are illustrated with cases and computational examples.
Aims

At the end of this learning unit, the student is able to :

1 Having regard to the LO of the programme X, this activity contributes to the development and acquisition of the following LO:
  • 2. Combine knowledge 2.1. Master a core knowledge.. 2.5. Articulate and apply the acquired knowledge ' 3. A scientific and pragmatic approach 3.1. Conduct an analytical reasoning ' 3.2. Collect, select and analyze information , ' 3.5.Produce implementable solutions' 6. Teamwork 6.1. Work in a team and integrate...  7.Apply management topics to its business 7.1. Integrate the 6 management topics .. in its actiivity, project' 7.2. Clearly define the aims of its activity ' 7.3. Disseminate rigorous management approach ' 8. Listening and Communication 8.2. Express a clear and structured message' 9. Enlargment of its own competencies 9.2. Quick and autonomous study'
 
Content
Content Specific issues that will be discussed include: facility location, logistic network planning and design, routing, inventory management, supplier contracting, sourcing strategies, quality assurance, information technology, flexibility, globalization, and performance measurement.
  1. Definition of logistics, concept of supply chain.
  2. Transports: advantages and externalities of the different modes of transport of goods.
  3. Physical distribution: architecture of the distribution network, location of warenhouses.
  4. Management of a transport network: formulation and solution.
  5. Inventory management: calender management and order point management.
  6. Production planning: MRPII method, load-capacity adjustment.
  7. Supply chain integration: strategic partnerships, supplier networks.
  8. Procurement: choice of suppliers.
Teaching methods

Due to the COVID-19 crisis, the information in this section is particularly likely to change.

The course format is interactive, theoretical sessions, practical exercices intertwined with cases, and resolution of the formulated problems with a solveur, resolution of a case study in groups.
Evaluation methods

Due to the COVID-19 crisis, the information in this section is particularly likely to change.

Closed book written exam composed of problems to solve using the techniques studied in the course, appendix autorized.  
Other information
Lectures in French.
This cours is the continuation of the production management and modeling course, LLSMG2003.
Online resources
https://moodleucl.uclouvain.be/course/view.php?id=10916
Bibliography
  • Daniel DE WOLF, Logistique intégrée et approvisionnements (janvier 2019), Syllabus disponible sur Moodle.
  • BAGLIN G., O. BRUEL, et al. (2013), Management Industriel et Logistique, Economica..
  • HARRISON, A. and R. VAN HOEK (2014), Logistics Management and Strategy: Competing Through the Supply Chain, 5th Edition, Peason Education.
Teaching materials
  • Daniel DE WOLF, Logistique intégrée et approvisionnements (janvier 2019), Syllabus disponible sur Moodle.
Faculty or entity


Programmes / formations proposant cette unité d'enseignement (UE)

Title of the programme
Sigle
Credits
Prerequisites
Aims
Master [60] in Management