LOG 506 | Course Introduction and Application Information

Course Name
Warehouse Management
Code
Semester
Theory
(hour/week)
Application/Lab
(hour/week)
Local Credits
ECTS
LOG 506
Fall/Spring
3
0
3
7.5

Prerequisites
None
Course Language
English
Course Type
Elective
Course Level
Second Cycle
Course Coordinator -
Course Lecturer(s)
Assistant(s) -
Course Objectives Improving the students’ knowledge and professional skills on warehouse management
Course Description The students who succeeded in this course;
  • will be able to explain information about warehouse management and design.
  • will be able to model warehouse operation problems.
  • will be able to solve modeled problems using appropriate methods.
  • will be able to take active role in strategic decisions about warehouse designing stage.
  • will be able to explain warehouse management system performance, productivity analysis, measurement and monitoring systems.
Course Content This course basically examines the principles of warehouse management, warehousing and physical distribution as part of logistics, management functions of warehousing, categories of warehouses, warehouse structure, location selection and activities, warehouse layout, network management, storage of materials, maintaining inventory accuracy, warehouse safety, measuring effectiveness and efficiency, packaging and materials handling systems, legal aspects. Warehouse modeling through computer information systems, decision support systems, optimization models, simulation,advanced statistics, and commercial logistics software systems will also be emphasized.

 



Course Category

Core Courses
Major Area Courses
Supportive Courses
Media and Management Skills Courses
Transferable Skill Courses

 

WEEKLY SUBJECTS AND RELATED PREPARATION STUDIES

Week Subjects Related Preparation
1 Why have a Warehouse? WorldClass Warehousing and Material Handling, E. H. Frazelle: McGrawHill, 2002 Chapter 1
2 The Role of the Warehouse in the Logistics Chain WorldClass Warehousing and Material Handling, E. H. Frazelle: McGrawHill, 2002 Chapter 2
3 Warehouse Performance Analysis – Q 1 WorldClass Warehousing and Material Handling, E. H. Frazelle: McGrawHill, 2002 Chapter 3
4 Receiving and Putaway WorldClass Warehousing and Material Handling, E. H. Frazelle: McGrawHill, 2002 Chapter 4
5 Storage Systems WorldClass Warehousing and Material Handling, E. H. Frazelle: McGrawHill, 2002 Chapter 5 6
6 Transportation Network Problems WorldClass Warehousing and Material Handling, E. H. Frazelle: McGrawHill, 2002 Chapter 8
7 Shipping WorldClass Warehousing and Material Handling, E. H. Frazelle: McGrawHill, 2002 Chapter 9
8 Warehouse functionality, Distribution Centres, Location WorldClass Warehousing and Material Handling, E. H. Frazelle: McGrawHill, 2002 Chapter 10
9 Warehouse Layout WorldClass Warehousing and Material Handling, E. H. Frazelle: McGrawHill, 2002 Chapter 10
10 International Warehousing Options
11 Warehouse Management Systems WorldClass Warehousing and Material Handling, E. H. Frazelle: McGrawHill, 2002 Chapter 11
12 Information Technology for Paperless Warehousing – Q 3 WorldClass Warehousing and Material Handling, E. H. Frazelle: McGrawHill, 2002 Chapter 11
13 Warehouse Workforce Design WorldClass Warehousing and Material Handling, E. H. Frazelle: McGrawHill, 2002 Chapter 12
14 Work Measurement Systems WorldClass Warehousing and Material Handling, E. H. Frazelle: McGrawHill, 2002 Chapter 12
15 Case study presentation – Q 4
16 Review of the Semester  

 

Course Notes/Textbooks WorldClass Warehousing and Material Handling, E. H. Frazelle: McGrawHill, 2002
Suggested Readings/Materials Business Logistics/Supply Chain Management, R. H. Ballou: Pearson Education, Inc., Upper Saddle River, New Jersey, 5th Edition, 2004, ISBN 0131230107 The Management of Business Logistics, Coyle, Bardi, and Langley Jr., SouthWestern/Thomson Learning ISBN 0324007515 Logistics and Supply Chain Management: Strategies for Reducing Cost and Improving Service, M. Christopher, Prentice Hall; 1998, ISBN: 0273630490, Basics of supply chain management, Fredendall, Lawrence D., Boca Raton: St. Lucie Press; 2001. ISBN: 1574441205. Essentials of supply chain management, Hugos, Michael, Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons; 2003. ISBN: 0471235172. Supply chain management, Mentzer, John T., Thousand Oaks, Sage Publications; 2001. ISBN: 0761921117

 

EVALUATION SYSTEM

Semester Activities Number Weigthing
Participation
1
5
Laboratory / Application
Field Work
Quizzes / Studio Critiques
Homework / Assignments
5
15
Presentation / Jury
Project
1
30
Seminar / Workshop
Oral Exams
Midterm
1
20
Final Exam
1
30
Total

Weighting of Semester Activities on the Final Grade
80
Weighting of End-of-Semester Activities on the Final Grade
20
Total

ECTS / WORKLOAD TABLE

Semester Activities Number Duration (Hours) Workload
Theoretical Course Hours
(Including exam week: 16 x total hours)
16
3
48
Laboratory / Application Hours
(Including exam week: 16 x total hours)
16
Study Hours Out of Class
15
2
Field Work
Quizzes / Studio Critiques
Homework / Assignments
5
6
Presentation / Jury
Project
1
40
Seminar / Workshop
Oral Exam
Midterms
1
22
Final Exam
1
25
    Total
195

 

COURSE LEARNING OUTCOMES AND PROGRAM QUALIFICATIONS RELATIONSHIP

#
Program Competencies/Outcomes
* Contribution Level
1
2
3
4
5
1

To be able to demonstrate general business knowledge and skills.

2

To able to master the state-of-the-art literature in the area of specialization.

3

To be able to evaluate the performance of business organizations through a holistic approach.

4

To be able to effectively communicate scientific ideas and research results to diverse audiences.

5

To be able to deliver creative and innovative solutions to business-related problems.

6

To be able to solve business related problems using analytical and technological tools and techniques.

7

To be able to take a critical perspective in evaluating business knowledge.

8

 

To be able to exhibit an ethical and socially responsible behavior in conducting research and making business decisions.

9

To be able to carry out a well-designed independent and empirical research.

10

To be able to use a foreign language to follow information about the field of finance and participate in discussions in academic environments.        

*1 Lowest, 2 Low, 3 Average, 4 High, 5 Highest