Logistics Management

LMGT 1110 – Principles of Logistics & Supply Chain Management

3 credits

This course introduces logistics/physical distribution and supply, and the related costs. It provides a systematic overview and analysis of the elements of logistics functions in widely varying types of industries and agencies, including handling, warehousing, inventory control and financial controls.

LMGT 1130 – Transportation Management

3 credits | Prerequisite: LMGT 1110

This course focuses on logistics and intermodal transportation as part of supply chain management. The course addresses the development of the global transportation system, transportation regulation, the modes of transportation and how they interface, shipper issues, intermodal transportation management and the future in transportation.

LMGT 1150 – Inventory Management

3 credits | Prerequisite: LMGT 1130

This course studies the strategic role that inventory plays in the modern logistics environment. Subjects include inventories, regulations, outsourcing, material handling, procurement, continuous improvement, inventory control, and measuring inventory productivity.

LMGT 2200 – Warehouse Management

3 credits | Prerequisite: LMGT 1130

This course is designed to provide an overview of the strategic role of the warehousing function within the modern logistics environment, and the elements involved in warehouse management. Subjects include warehouse strategies, regulations, ICT, material handling, inventory control, and measuring inventory and warehouse productivity.

LMGT 2220 – International Logistics Management

3 credits | Prerequisite: LMGT 1110

Topics covered in this course include the government’s role in global logistics, the global logistics environment, ocean and air transportation, transportation to Canada, Mexico and the European continent including intermediaries, documentation, insurance, exporting and importing. Current trends in globalization will also be explored and evaluated. The role of logistics and transportation organizations in the global supply chain process will be discussed.

LMGT 2240 – Logistics & Technology

3 credits | Prerequisite: LMGT 2200

This course introduces the role of technology in logistics/physical distribution and supply chain management. It explores the creation of integrated supply chains, the developments of virtual business and the process of re-engineering for business development. In addition, it looks at procurement as a strategic value from the "why" and "what" of good procurement instead of just the "how".