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Logistics and Material Management

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This course focuses on logistic concepts for designing and operating warehouses. The dimensioning of warehouses, the product allocation, the batch formation and order picker routing as well as the arising packing problems will be discussed. Furthermore, different lot-sizing models and several solution concepts for them are being presented. The course aims to enable students to understand and solve the major decision problems faced in warehousing operations and lot-sizing. Homework exercises will be used to practice the learned methods.


    • Cachon, G., Terwiesch, C. (2009), Matching Supply with Demand, 3rd edition, McGraw-Hill
    • Tempelmeier (2008), Material Logistik, 7. Auflage, Springer
    • Nahmias (2009), Production and Operations Analysis, 6th ed., Mc. Graw Hill
    • Silver, E.A., Pyke, D.F., Peterson, R. (1998), Inventory Management and Production Planning and Scheduling, 3rd edition, Wiley.






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      Production and Operations Management with International Focus
      Faculty of Business, Economics and Statistics
      University of Vienna
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