Curriculum Structure

Share        

MT4102 Distribution and Warehousing

[Lecture: 26 hr ; Tutorial: 13 hr ; Lab: 0 hr ; Pre-requisite: Nil ; Academic Unit: 3.0 ]


Learning Objective :

To equip students with the fundamentals of distribution / warehousing planning and management.

Course Content :

The distribution environment. Distribution requirements planning. Warehouse planning. Warehousing and distribution: receiving, put-away, storage, order-picking and shipping. SKU handling and internal transportation. Warehouse productivity.

Course Outline :

S/N

Topic

1

The distribution environment

2

Distribution requirements planning

3

Warehouse planning

4

Receiving

5

Put-away

6

Storage and Internal transportation

7

Order picking

8

Shipping

9

Warehouse productivity

Learning Outcome :

Upon completion of the course, students should be able to:

  1. Have a good understanding of the essential concepts in distribution and warehousing
  2. Able to plan and design basic processes and layout within a warehouse

Textbooks :

  1. Frazelle, E.H. (2001). World-class warehousing and material handling, McGraw Hill

References :

  1. Mulcahy, D.E. (1994). Warehouse distribution and operations handbook, McGraw Hill
  2. Napolitano, M. (1998). Using modeling to solve warehousing problem: a collection of decision-making tools for warehouse planning, Warehousing Education and Research Council.​