METHODS AND MODELS FOR LOGISTICS

METHODS AND MODELS FOR LOGISTICS

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Code
98954
ACADEMIC YEAR
2020/2021
CREDITS
5 credits during the 2nd year of 10377 SAFETY ENGINEERING FOR TRANSPORT, LOGISTICS AND PRODUCTION (LM-26) GENOVA
SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR
ING-INF/04
LANGUAGE
English
TEACHING LOCATION
GENOVA (SAFETY ENGINEERING FOR TRANSPORT, LOGISTICS AND PRODUCTION)
semester
1° Semester
Teaching materials

AIMS AND CONTENT

LEARNING OUTCOMES

The module aims at providing the basic elements of logistics and integrated inventory management techniques as well as to develop and to use logical-mathematical models for the analysis and the planning of logistics systems.

AIMS AND LEARNING OUTCOMES

The main objective of the course is that of introducing the basic concepts regarding the planning and management of logistic systems. A particular emphasis is given to the formalization of decision problems as mathematical programming problems. In this framework, the student will acquire the capability of selecting the most suitable model for the system, identifying the key decisional variables, and defining an appropraite objective function to optimize. The student is also encouraged to develop  a critical attitude to analyze the obtained results.

PREREQUISITES

No prerequisites.

Teaching methods

Lectures through the Microsoft Teams platform. Computer exercises (under the assistance of the teacher).

SYLLABUS/CONTENT

Introduction to the basic concepts of logistics. Demand forecasting. Facility location. Warehouse management. Integrated supply chain management and optimization. Freight distribution. Logistics of dangerous goods.

RECOMMENDED READING/BIBLIOGRAPHY

Ghiani, Laporte, Musmanno-Introduction to logistics systems planning and control-Wiley 2004

TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

Exam Board

CHIARA BERSANI (President)

RICCARDO MINCIARDI

MICHELA ROBBA (President Substitute)

LESSONS

Teaching methods

Lectures through the Microsoft Teams platform. Computer exercises (under the assistance of the teacher).

EXAMS

Exam description

The exam is only oral. It includes a discussion of the reports of the computer exercises. Besides, specific questions  about the various topics treated in the lectures  will be proposed to the students.

Assessment methods

The assessment is based on the evaluation of the capability of the student to solve and formalize new problems and to use the methods and tools presented during the lectures and the computer exercises.

Exam schedule

Date Time Location Type Notes
10/06/2021 10:00 GENOVA Orale
24/06/2021 10:00 GENOVA Orale
12/07/2021 10:00 GENOVA Orale
07/09/2021 10:00 GENOVA Orale