Transportation and Facilities Management
- Lecture/Discussion: 3
The objective of this course is to introduce students to the fundamentals of physical distribution management, specifically the design of distribution networks and the management of transportation. Key topics include design options for a distribution network, facility location and capacity allocation, choice of transportation mode and carrier based on tradeoff analysis, vehicle routing and scheduling, and relevant concepts in warehousing.
Editorial Revision April 3, 2017: effective September 1, 2017.