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Logistics and Supply Chain

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Publication in the Diário da República: Despacho n.º 4406/2017 - 22/05/2017

5 ECTS; 1º Ano, 2º Semestre, 30,0 TP

- Rúben Joaquim Pinto Loureiro


The student should develop the following competencies:
to plan, implement, execute and control the efficient and effective direct and inverse flow and storage operations of goods, services and related information between the point of origin and point of consumption in order to meet customers' requirements / needs.
Know the logistics activities, namely sourcing and procurement activities, production planning and scheduling, packing, assembly, customer service, inbound and outbound management in terms of transportation, fleet management, storage management, material handling and handling, order response management, logistics network design, inventory management, supply and demand planning, and management of logistics service providers.
Connect Logistics to the 12th Sustainable Development Goal, Sustainable Production and Consumption, recommended by the United Nations.

1. Logistics and Logistics Management
1.1. Introduction
1.2. Logistics and Logistics Management
1.3. Logistic attributes of form, time, place, quantity and ownership
1.4. Logistic activities
1.5. Logistics and Competitiveness
2. Supply Chain
2.1. Introduction
2.2. Definition of Supply Chain Management
2.3. Relational management models
2.4. Tactical Supply Chain Planning
2.5 Generic Typologies of Supply Chains
2.6. Risk management and resiliency of supply chains
2.7. Transport and Inventory in Supply Chains
3. Aggregate Planning in Logistics Chain Management
3.1. Introduction
3.2. Types of Planning
3.3. Applications from Planning to Supply Chains
3.4. Aggregate Supply Chain Planning
4. Purchasing in Supply Chain Management
4.1. Purchasing Management
4.2. Purchasing Strategies
4.3 Evaluation and Selection of Suppliers
5. Transportation Management in the Supply Chain Management
5.1. Introduction
5.2. Transport and Supply Chain
5.3. Transportation Systems
5.4. Planning of Routes
5.5. Incoterms
5.6. Subcontracting or Own Exploitation
6. Stock and Stock Management in Supply Chain Management
6.1. Introduction
6.2. Types of storage
6.3. Sizing
6.4. Stock management policies
6.5. Layout
6.6. Basic storage operations
6.7. Warehousing and Transportation
7. Demand Forecasting in Supply Chain Management
7.1. Introduction
7.2. Causal Models
7.3. Mobile Averages Models
7.4. Demand forecasting process
7.5. Demand Forecasting and Logistic Planning

Evaluation Methodology
Group work (70%)
Individual work (30%)

- BALLOU, R. (2004). Busuness Logistics/Supply Chain Management. (Vol. 1). New Jersey: Pearson Prentice Hall
- CHOPRA, S. e MEINDL, P. (2007). SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT STRATEGY, PLANNING & OPERATIONS. (Vol. 1). New Jersey: Pearson Prentice Hall
- CORREA, H. (2014). Administração de Cadeias de Suprimento e Logística O Essencial. (Vol. 1). BRASIL: EDITORA ATLAS

Teaching Method
Lectures supported by audiovisual resources.
Problem resolution and case study analysis.
Discussion of practical assignments.

Software used in class




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