UNIT – I Development of SCM concepts and Definitions – key decision areas – strategic. Supply Chain Management and Key components, External Drivers of Change. Dimensions of Logistics – The Macro perspective and the macro dimension – Logistic system analysis.
UNIT – II Sourcing strategy: Manufacturing management – make or buy decision – capacity management – Materials Management – choice of sources – procurement planning.
UNIT – III Distribution strategy: Choice of Market – network design – warehouse designed operation and distribution planning – transportation – packaging.
UNIT – IV Inventory Strategy: Demand forecasting – inventory planning – planning of stocking facilities – warehouse location allocation. Warehouse design and operations – inventory norms.
UNIT – V Channels of Distribution – Customer Service Strategy: Identification of Service needs, cost of services – revenue Management.