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Logistics and Distribution

Code 15407
Year 1
Semester S2
ECTS Credits 6
Workload OT(15H)/TP(45H)
Scientific area Economics and Management
Entry requirements There's not requirements
Mode of delivery Presence
Work placements n.a.
Learning outcomes It is expected that the student will be able to understand the specifics inherent to each distribution channel, explore the factors that contribute to the existence and functioning of any point of sale in conditions of efficient distribution, relate the layout of the establishment with the type and philosophy of the store. point of sale and understand the need to update it, in light of new market trends. It is also intended to develop up-to-date knowledge on strategic themes in production management with a view to optimizing processes, both in industrial companies and in service companies, as well as analyzing and applying tools and methodologies used in the management of Operations in the context of the optimization of processes. processes, with special emphasis on those existing within the Lean Philosophy.
1.1 Information flow and information systems
1.2 Transport management
1.3 Storage management
1.4 International Logistics
2.1 From JIT philosophy to lean thinking
2.2 Value Chain
2.3 Concept and types of waste
2.4 Lean tools
2.5 One piece flow concept
2.6 The Kanban method
2.7 Spaghetti diagram
2.8 5S System
2.9 SMED (Single-Minute Exchange of Dies)
2.10 Value Stream Mapping
3.1 Physical distribution activities
3.2 Channel functions
3.3 Levels and flows
3.4 Channel selection process
4.1 Typology
4.2 Marketing decisions
4.3 Trends
5.1 Concepts
5.2 Stakeholders
5.3 Types
Main Bibliography Bhamu, J.; Singh Sangwan, K. (2014), Lean manufacturing: literature review and research issues, International Journal of Operations & Production Management, Vol. 34 No. 7, pp. 876-940.
Carvalho, J. C. (2010), Logística e Gestão da Cadeia de Abastecimento, Edições Sílabo.
Christopher, M. (2016), Logistics & Supply chain Management, 5th edition, Prentice Hall.
Kotler, P.; Keller, K. (2016), Marketing Management, 15th edition, Prentice Hall.
Pinto, J.P. (2006), Gestão de Operações na Indústria e Serviços, 2ª edição, Edições Lidel.
Slack, N., Chambers, S. and R. Johnston (2013), Operations Management, 7th edition, Prentice Hall/Financial Times.
Teaching Methodologies and Assessment Criteria The course evaluation will have the following components:
- Individual test [50%] – To be held on June 8th.
- Group work on chapter 1 [50%] – Presentation of a lean tool that serves to eliminate waste and increase business productivity. It is intended to describe the tool, its applicability and how it contributes to the waste reduction sought by the lean philosophy. In addition to describing the tool, it is intended to apply it to a real case or, alternatively, to carry out a Systematic Literature Review (SLR) of studies that analyze the chosen tool.
Student groups (registration with the teacher via email until 03/09 – indicate the tool you want to work with; group composition and desired presentation date). Groups of 3/4 elements.
Work monitoring date: 04/20.
Presentation dates: 27/04 and 04/05.
Deadline for submission: 05/04/2022, delivery via Moodle.
> Continuous assessment implies that students have a minimum of 6 values ??in each of the assessment component
Language Portuguese. Tutorial support is available in English.
Last updated on: 2022-06-15

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