Industrial Engineering & Management FT
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Supply Chain and Logistics Management

level of course unit

First cycle, Bachelor

Learning outcomes of course unit

Students are able to:
 identify remits and contents of logistics.
 explain the meaning of processing time and stock.
 identify key figures to measure the logistics performance, logistics costs and flexi-bility.
 describe concepts, their potential use and their advantages / disadvantages and limits.
 define targets based on key requirements and select adequate concepts for them.
 work on basic tasks of logistics on their own.

prerequisites and co-requisites

not applicable

course contents

This course aims at giving an introduction to the topic logistics, its scope, areas and significance in a globalised and interlinked economy on a strategic and operational level.
 Objectives and conflicts of objectives in logistics against the backdrop of key re-quirements.
 Levels of logistics (functional service function, coordination, flow direction, supply chain).
 Storage / warehousing
 Requirements planning
 Internal and external transport
 ABC/XYZ analysis
 Approaches such as kanban, JIT / JIS, value stream mapping
 Commissioning
 Types of order management
 Procurement logistics, production logistics, distribution logistics and waste man-agement logistics
 Supply chain management

recommended or required reading

 Gudehus (2012): Logistik 1: Grundlagen, Verfahren und Strategien, 4. Aufl., Springer Verlag
 Gudehus (2012): Logistik 2: Netzwerke, Systeme und Lieferketten, 4. Aufl., Springer Verlag
 Cohen, Roussel (2006): Strategisches Supply Chain Management, 1. Aufl., Sprin-ger Verlag
 Kummer, Grün, Jammernegg (2013): Grundzüge der Beschaffung, Produktion und Logistik, 3.
Aufl., Pearson
 Pfohl (2010): Logistiksysteme: Betriebswirtschaftliche Grundlagen, 8. Aufl., Sprin-ger Verlag
 Erlach(2010): Wertstromdesign: Der Weg zur schlanken Fabrik, 2. Aufl., Springer Verlag Berlin

assessment methods and criteria

Assignment, presentation and exam

language of instruction


number of ECTS credits allocated


planned learning activities and teaching methods


semester/trimester when the course unit is delivered


name of lecturer(s)

Director of Studies

year of study

Second year of studies

recommended optional program components

not applicable

course unit code


type of course unit


mode of delivery

In-class course

work placement(s)

not applicable