Catalog 2016-2017 
    Sep 22, 2018  
Catalog 2016-2017 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

TLM 414 Warehousing and Distribution Center Management

5 credits
The student learns basic marketing concepts and warehouse and distribution center management systems, including materials management software, inventory fundamentals, and order fulfillment.

Prerequisites: TLM 301 ECON 310 , and admission to the BASTLM program.

Quarters Offered: Fall

Student Outcomes/Competencies:
Upon successful completion of this course students will be able to:

  • Examine the basic concepts of marketing and the role of distribution and warehousing in achieving marketing and supply chain goals
  • Describe warehouse environment, including distribution planning and control
  • Assess inventory information systems, managerial tools, and techniques used in inventory management
  • Formulate master schedules and capacity management plans in conjunction with operation/production area
  • Determine the best, most cost effective way to transport goods/in-process materials
  • Assess the impact of Kan-Ban, Just-In-Time and other production methodologies on  warehousing and distribution system operations.