BMGT4049S Global Logistics

Academic Year 2021/2022

The purpose of the module is to provide students with a detailed understanding of the various management systems elements that constitute excellence in logistics management. The term 'Supply Chain' is used to embrace all organisational activities from the initial sourcing and refining of raw materials to the eventual distribution and sale of goods/services to the end user including the required logistics processes involved. The course covers the following topics:- Logistics Management; Procurement and Purchasing; Inventory Management; Managing Materials Flow; Logistics Quality; Materials Handling; Transportation and Distribution; Managing Logistics Performance; Global Logistics and Customer Service.

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Curricular information is subject to change

Learning Outcomes:

On completion of this module, you should be able to:explain the key concepts, principles and techniques applied in business logistics management.critically review current trends and developments in the field of business logistics management.demonstrate your ability to evaluate and choose appropriate logistics management systems and their likely impact on competitiveness.analyse the impact of emerging business and global logistics systems and their effect on competitive advantage.

Student Effort Type Hours
Specified Learning Activities


Autonomous Student Learning






Requirements, Exclusions and Recommendations

Not applicable to this module.

Module Requisites and Incompatibles
Global Logistics (BMGT4001S)

Assessment Strategy  
Description Timing Open Book Exam Component Scale Must Pass Component % of Final Grade
Examination: Examination 2 hour End of Trimester Exam No Graded No


Assignment: Main Assignment Varies over the Trimester n/a Graded No


Carry forward of passed components
Resit In Terminal Exam
Spring Yes - 2 Hour
Feedback Strategy/Strategies

• Group/class feedback, post-assessment

How will my Feedback be Delivered?

General feedback is provided to students on all their submitted assessment components.

Name Role
Chen Sheng Chang Tutor
Ms Michele Connolly Tutor
Miss Clare Griffin Tutor
Rachel Sim Tutor
Chee Shong Tan Tutor
Charlene Tan Puay Koon Tutor
Siti Zarifah Tutor

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