Wilfrid Laurier University Undergraduate Academic Calendar - 2017/2018
Canadian Excellence

BU455
Transportation and Facilities Management
0.5 Credit

Hours per week:
  • 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.

Additional Course Information
Prerequisites
BU375 (or BU395).
 

Senate/Editorial Changes

Editorial Revision April 3, 2017: effective September 1, 2017.