ESD.260 Logistics Systems

Class Info

Provides an introduction to supply chain management from both analytical and practical perspectives. Taking a unified approach, students develop a framework for making intelligent decisions within the supply chain. Covers key logistics functions, such as demand planning, procurement, inventory theory and control, transportation planning and execution, reverse logistics, and flexible contracting. Explores concepts such as postponement, portfolio management, and dual sourcing. Emphasizes skills necessary to recognize and manage risk, analyze various tradeoffs, and model logistics systems.

This class has no prerequisites.

ESD.260 will not be offered this semester. It will be instructed by Y. Sheffi and C. Caplice.

Lecture occurs 8:30 PM to 10:00 AM on Mondays and Wednesdays in E51-315.

This class counts for a total of 12 credits.

In the Fall 2015 Subject Evaluations, ESD.260 was rated 5.5 out of 7.0. You can find more information on MIT OpenCourseWare at the Logistics Systems site.

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