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Course, academic year 2023/2024
Logistics - AB501005
Title: Logistics
Guaranteed by: Department of Economics and Management (837)
Faculty: Central University Departments of UCT Prague
Actual: from 2021
Semester: winter
Points: winter s.:3
E-Credits: winter s.:3
Examination process: winter s.:
Hours per week, examination: winter s.:2/0, Ex [HT]
Capacity: unknown / unknown (unknown)
Min. number of students: unlimited
Language: English
Teaching methods: full-time
Teaching methods: full-time
For type: Bachelor's
Note: course can be enrolled in outside the study plan
enabled for web enrollment
Guarantor: Vašek Jan PhDr. Bc. MSc. et MSc.
Is interchangeable with: B501005
This subject contains the following additional online materials
Last update: Scholleová Hana doc. RNDr. Ing. Ph.D. (14.12.2021)
This course provides an overview of key logistics concepts, issues and trends. On completion, students will understand the terminology and main concepts, be able to assess the importance of logistics for a company, identify key opportunities and strengths, select the appropriate perspective and leverage the appropriate tool. Lectures will focus on practical application of ideas outlined in the required book.
Literature -
Last update: Botek Marek Ing. Mgr. Ph.D. (17.01.2020)

R: Christopher, P. Logistics and Supply Chain Management. 5th ed. Pearson FT, 2016.

R: Murphy, P.R., Knemeyer, A.M. Contemporary Logistics. 11th. ed. Pearson, 2014.

Requirements to the exam - Czech
Last update: Fialová Jana (14.01.2020)

Studenti postupují k závěrečné písemné zkoušce na základě zisku alespoň 50 % bodů z průběžných testů během semestru.

Last update: Botek Marek Ing. Mgr. Ph.D. (17.01.2020)

1. Introduction, logistics in contexts

2. Objectives of logistics, logistics chains, integrated logistics, scientific fundamentals

3. Methods in logistics: Kanban, JIT, JIS, QR, ECR, Hub & Spoke, lean management

4. Inventory management, inventory models

5. Logistics centres, Cross-Docking, ISO containers, slip sheets

6. Information technologies in logistics, EDI, barcodes, RFID, Smart Containers

7. Transportation in logistics, multimodal and intermodal transport in Europe and overseas, influences of EU, TEN-T, CEF

8. International logistics, factors, trade blocks, INCOTERMS, LPI; case study

9. Cooperation mechanisms in logistics, 3PL, outsourcing, offshoring, reshoring

10. Logistics chain security: legislation, international organizations and initiatives, shipping container screening

11. Reverse logistics, waste recycling

12. Introduction to Smart Cities, definition, assessment, best practices

13. City logistics, last mile, Gateway, new trends

14. New last mile, B2B and B2C segments analysis, online sale channels

Course completion requirements -
Last update: Botek Marek Ing. Mgr. Ph.D. (17.01.2020)

písemný test

Teaching methods
Activity Credits Hours
Účast na přednáškách 1 28
Příprava na přednášky, semináře, laboratoře, exkurzi nebo praxi 1 28
Příprava na zkoušku a její absolvování 1 28
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