Global Logistics

  • type: Block-Lecture (BV)
  • chair: KIT-Fakultäten - KIT-Fakultät für Maschinenbau - Institut für Fördertechnik und Logistiksysteme
    KIT-Fakultäten - KIT-Fakultät für Maschinenbau
  • semester: SS 2022
  • start: 25.04.2022
  • lecturer: Prof. Dr.-Ing. Kai Furmans
    Tommi Kivelä
    Christoph Jacobi
  • sws: 2
  • lv-no.: 3118095
  • exam:

    Oral Examination

  • information: Blended (On-Site/Online)
Content

Conveyor Systems

  • Basic elements of conveyor systems
  • Key figures
  • Branching elements
  • continuous/partially-continuous
  • deterministic/stochastic switch
  • Integration elements
  • continuous/partially-continuous
  • dispatching rules

Queueing Theory and Production Logistics

  • Basic queueing systems
  • Distributions
  • M|M|1 and M|G|1 model
  • Application on production logistics

Distribution Centers and Order Picking

  • The location problem
  • Distribution centers
  • Inventory management
  • Order picking

Vehicle Routing

  • Types of vehicle routing problems
  • Linear programming model and graph theoretic model
  • Heuristics
  • Supporting technologies

Optimization of Logistical Networks

  • Objectives
  • Cooperative strategies
  • Supply chain management
  • Implementation
Language of instructionEnglish
Bibliography

 Arnold, Dieter; Furmans, Kai : Materialfluss in Logistiksystemen; Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg

Organisational issues

Attendance during lecture is required. Admission to the exam is only possible when attending the lecture.

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