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Course Name  Logistic     
Course Code 23DLS503
Semester 1
Credits 4


Unit I

Logistics Information‐Meaning & Need Forms: LIS‐Definition‐Information functionality ‐ Activities involved in transaction system‐Principles of designing or evaluating LIS applications.
LIS Architecture: Components: Two forms of activities; Planning & co‐ordination flows & operating flows ‐ Flow and use of integrated logistics information.

Unit II

Information forecasting: Definition‐Process‐ components‐characteristics. Information Approaches‐forecast techniques‐Forecast error.
Information Technology & Logistics: Electronic Data Interchange‐Personal Computers‐Artificial
Intelligence‐Expert System‐ Bar coding &scanning. Electronic Data Interchange standards of
Communication, Information, Future directions.

Unit III

Information Technology for supply chain management: Bull whip effect‐IT in supply chain‐Business. Process Reengineering‐ERP and EDI problem; Impact of Internet on SCM.

Text Book

  1. Martin Christopher, Logistics and Supply Chain Management, Prentice‐Hall.

Reference Books

  1. David J. Bloomberg, Stephen LeMay& : Logistics, Prentice‐Hall of India PvtLtd.,Joe B. Hanna New Delhi, 2003.
  2. Donald J. Bowersox & David J. Closs : Logistical Management, Tata McGraw Hill Publishing Co. Ltd, New Delhi, 2004.
  3. Satish C. Ailawadi& Rakesh Singh : Logistics Management, Prentice‐Hall of India Pvt Ltd., New Delhi, 2005.
  4. Donald Waters : Logistics. Palgrave Macmillan, New York, 2004

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