PEMBALOT Logistics

School of Business Administration in Karvina
Summer 2023
Extent and Intensity
2/1/0. 6 credit(s). Type of Completion: zk (examination).
Mgr. Šárka Čemerková, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Guaranteed by
Mgr. Šárka Čemerková, Ph.D.
Department of Business Economics and Management - School of Business Administration in Karvina
Contact Person: Ing. Žaneta Rylková, Ph.D.
Timetable of Seminar Groups
PEMBALOT/01: No timetable has been entered into IS. Š. Čemerková
Prerequisites (in Czech)
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is only offered to the students of the study fields the course is directly associated with.

The capacity limit for the course is 10 student(s).
Current registration and enrolment status: enrolled: 0/10, only registered: 0/10
  • 1. Definition and concept of logistics management.
    The nature and importance of logistics. The origin of the word logistics and the historical roots of the logistics content. Historical development of logistics. Current concept of logistics. Objectives of logistics. Classification of logistics. Economic logistics. The role of logistics in economics and business. Methods of logistics. Organizational construction of logistics.
    2. Logistics activities and their costs
    Key logistics activities and their short characteristics. Types of logistics costs and their interconnection with logistics activities. The importance and need for accurate cost information. Logistics Information System. Restrictions on current financial statements. Supply chain management.
    3. Stocks and their management
    Stocks and their classification. Functional components of stocks. Stocks factors. Basic inventory management concept. Inventory management phase. Model EOQ. ABC Method. Inventory management level indicators. Financial aspects of inventory strategy. Impact of inventory turnover on inventory maintenance costs.
    4. Customer service
    The nature and definition of customer service. Customer service components. Creating a customer service strategy. The importance of customer service in terms of logistics and marketing. Determination and assessment of customer service levels. Improving customer service quality and performance.
    5. Transport and transportation
    Transport equipment. Traffic classification. Traffic characteristics according to traffic routes. Regulation in the field of transport. Price and delivery terms of carriers. Computer technology, information and traffic management. Transportation process. Globalization of transportation. EU transport strategy. Transport benefits.
    6. Storage and associated logistic activities
    Types of warehouses. Importance of storage for logistics. Measurement and evaluation of warehouse operations productivity. Financial aspects of storage. Materials handling equipment. Logistics role of packaging. Warehouse management. WMS. Reverse logistics. Examples of recycling of selected waste.
    7. Trends in logistics
    Logistics technology. Just in Time (JIT). Storage and reduction of the importance of human labour in JIT. Traditional manufacturing system vs. JIT. Just in sequence. Kanban. Cross-docking. ECR. QR. Hub and Spoke, Warehouse Layout. Outsourcing. EDI. 3PL. 4PL. Logistics centres. Environmental aspects.
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The course is also listed under the following terms Winter 2021, Summer 2022.
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