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Transportation and Warehouse Modelling in the Supply Chain Network

In this free online course, you will learn about Transportation and Warehouse Modelling in the Supply Chain Network.

Supply Chain Management
Free Course
This free online course discusses the Modelling and Analytics Techniques involved in Transportation and also in determining the locations and space requirements of Warehouses. You will learn about the various techniques available for transportation modelling and how to determine the shortest route when there are networks of roads. Further, the procedure for determining the overall size and the space of a warehouse will also be discussed.
  • Duration

    5-6 Hours
  • Assessment

    Yes
  • Certification

    Yes
  • Responsive

    Yes
  • Publisher

    NPTEL

Description

Modules

Outcome

Certification

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Description

This free online course introduces you to the Modelling and Analytics Techniques involved in Transportation and Warehouse Modelling. You will learn about the various techniques available for transportation modelling and how the total cost model helps to identify the minimum cost incurred during transportation. This course is arranged systematically and presented clearly so you will easily be able to understand the given concepts.

Next, the course will cover the role of the JIT system in route planning and the process of determining the shortest route when there are networks of roads. The course then goes on to explain about the various conventional and modern ways for determining warehouse locations. The course gives emphasis on the process of estimating the distance chart based on demand and supply information.

Finally, you will learn about the procedure for determining the overall size of a warehouse and the process of estimating a warehouse's space requirements and storage patterns. Transportation and Warehouse Modelling in the Supply Chain Network Cert course discusses the Transportation and Warehouse Modelling in the Supply Chain Network and will interest students studying management, industrial and systems engineering, mechanical engineering, and related disciplines or those who have an interest in these topics. So, sign up for this course and start learning today!

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Learning Outcomes

By the end of this course, you will be able to:
Identify the various techniques available for Transportation Modelling
Explain how the Total Cost model helps to identify the minimum cost incurred in transportation
Describe how to minimize the maximum quantity on a High Cost Transportation Route
Discuss how the JIT system is linked to the route planning and vehicle handling capacity
Explain how to determine the shortest route when there are networks of roads
Identify the various conventional and modern ways for determining Warehouse Locations
Understand how to decide on Warehouse Locations based on different types of data
Explain the process of estimating the distance chart based on demand and supply information
Describe the procedure for determining the overall size of the warehouse
Discuss the process of estimating the Warehouse Space requirement and storage patterns

Certification

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