Module Identifier MM31510  
Academic Year 2000/2001  
Co-ordinator Professor Michael Haines  
Semester Semester 2  
Pre-Requisite EC10110 or EC10510  
Mutually Exclusive IL32610  
Course delivery Lecture   20 Hours  
  Seminars / Tutorials   2 Hours 2 per student  
Assessment Exam   2 Hours   70%  
  Course work   1 piece of coursework   30%  

To familiarise students with the main elements of logistics (ie transportation, storage, standardisation, information, processing), with the creation of an integrated logistics management system, and with distribution structures and their management.

Learning outcomes
On completion of this module, students should understand:

i) the concept of customer service and how the logistic and distribution systems deliver service outputs

ii) logistic systems, their components, design and management

iii) how the performance of the logistic and distribution functions can be assessed and the type of remedial measures that can be implemented.

Module outline
The current year's module outline can be found via The School's website

Reading Lists
Fawcett & McLeish. (1992) Logistics Management.
Christopher, M. (2001) Marketing Logistics.
Gattorna & Walters. (1996) Managing the Supply Chain.
Rosenbloom, B. (1997) Marketing Channels, a Management Review. OR
Stern, El-Ansary & Coughlan. (1996, 2001) Marketing Channels.
McGoldrick, P J. (1990) Retail Marketing.