Planning of extra-logistics networks

Budapest University of Technology and Economics
LEVEL
Master
TYPE
Course
MODES
-
LANGUAGE
-
ECTS
4
PERIOD
01/01/2023 to 01/01/2023

Course Description

Determination of the supply chain networks, strategic and operational problems in the freight transport systems. The driving and the delivery performance. Specific problems in the planning of the supply chain networks. Mathematical modelling of the supply chain network topology. Evaluation techniques of of the static structure of the supply chain network. Evaluation techniques of the operational properties and performance parameters of the supply chain networks. Manifestation of the logistics cost. Introduction to the transportation problem. The approximation methods and the basic solutions. Optimal solutions of the transportation problem. Introduction to facility location problem. Classification of the mathematical solutions and methodologies. Mathematical models of the one-stage (zone) facility location problems. Mathematical models of the multi-stage (zone) facility location problems. Estimation techniques of the mileage, and its applications in the facility location problems. The operation of the multi-stage inventory networks. Application of the distribution resource planning (DRP) in the supply chain networks planning.

Educational-info

Competences

a) knowledge:
– Knowledge of network planning and network assessment basics.
– Knowledge of the assignment / distribution problem and how to solve it.
– Knowledge of centre searching problems and solutions.
– Knowledge of network optimization at the strategic level.
b) skills:
– Ability to evaluate logistics networks.
– Able to strategically optimize logistics networks.
c) attitude:
– Strive to maximize their abilities to make their studies at the highest possible level, with a profound and independent knowledge, accurate and error-free, in compliance with the rules of the applicable tools, in collaboration with the instructors.
d) autonomy and responsibility:
– Take responsibility for the quality of the work and the ethical standards that set an example for the classmates, using the knowledge acquired during the course.

Duration

42 h / 14 weeks

ECTS

4

Validation mode

Personal project

Maximum number of students

10

Organizer

Partner

Budapest University of Technology and Economics

Faculty

Faculty of Transportation Engineering and Vehicle Engineering

Department

Department of Material Handling and Logistics Systems

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