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BUSN 107 - Warehousing & Distribution

4 Credits
Provides a basic understanding of the major factors in managing a warehouse and distribution system. Introduces the concepts and applications for the effective management and control of distribution channel, warehouse, and transportation management functions and processes. Includes channel network design, distribution inventory management, warehousing, materials handling functions, and transportation management


Quarters Typically Offered

Designed to Serve Certificate/AAS International Business & Trade students; BAS Global Trade/Logistics pathway; industry
Active Date 2014-02-27

Grading System Decimal Grade
Class Limit 28
Contact Hours: Lecture 44 Lab 0 Worksite 0 Clinical 0 Other 0
Total Contact Hours 44
Degree Distributions:
ProfTech Course Yes
Restricted Elective Yes
Course Outline
Warehousing Overview Traditional View of Warehousing Third-Party Warehousing Principles of Warehousing Warehousing as an Operational Element Warehousing as a Supportive Integrated System within Supply Chain Management Mechanics of Warehousing Processes & Practices Global Factors Innovations: Understand the impact technological Innovations have on warehousing Layout and Design: Break down how to design and layout a warehouse based on the demand it serves Technology Factors: Automation and Computerization Warehouse Utilization and Workforce Design Building an Integrated Warehousing Model

Student Learning Outcomes
Identify the modern characteristics and needs served by warehousing systems

Describe the modern principles of warehousing and establish warehouse performance criteria

Assess and explain the needs of an integrated warehousing solution concept

Design a warehousing model around an established need

Summarize the main aspects of industrial health and safety.

Outline the procedures for the receiving, stocking, and inventorying of material; outline procedures for distribution and order processing.

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