Setting the Context for Logistics(3)

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Unformatted text preview: Logistics Management SCM 345: Introduction to Logistics Management Course Overview & Introductions and Setting the Context for Logistics Setting the Context for Logistics by Dr. Mark Barratt Logistics Management Who Am I? • From London, England............ worked in the legal profession .............then got a real job......... • Used to be ............the Director of E-Supply Chain Research Center, Cranfield School of Management, UK. • Now ......... a Professor in Department of SCM • Research Interests:- Information sharing.- Retail Operations- Collaboration, culture and managing change.- Interaction between people process and technology. Logistics Management How do you find / contact me? • BA 406 – SCM Department – 4th Floor • e-Mail: [email protected] – the best way to contact me! • Tel: 480-965-5562 Days Monday- Wednesday Tuesday- Thursday Office Hours: 12:00 – 2:00 PM by appointment only 10:30 AM – 12:30 PM strictly by appointment only Notes: If you do not have an appointment and I am not busy then you are welcome to stop by. Logistics Management Course Review • Course Syllabus: Please read it at least a couple of times . • Textbook: - Coyle, J.J., Langley, C.J., Gibson, B.J., Novack, R.A. and Bardi, E.J., (2008), Supply Chain Management: A Logistics Perspective (8th Edition). South-Western – Cengage Learning, Mason, OH. • Assignments and Exams: be proactive! • Office Hours: please make good use of this time. • Working in Teams: You will be assigned to teams- Team sites on BlackBoard. • Plagiarism: Not a good idea!- Using Safe Assignment Logistics Management Supply Chain Management (SCM): Setting the Context for Logistics by Dr. Mark Barratt Logistics Management Part 1 - SCM: Setting the Context for Logistics • Supply Chain Management and Logistics are now part of the business vocabulary. – Now seen as one of the keys to competitive advantage • Impact of ‘global marketplace’ and ‘global economy’ has drastically changed the business landscape. • Change has been rapid and continuous in the 1990s and 2000s....
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