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Transportation Systems and Modelling Coordination in the Supply Chain

In this free online course, you will learn about Transportation Systems and Modelling Coordination in a Supply Chain.

Supply Chain Management
Free Course
This free online course discusses the overview of Transportation Systems and Modelling Coordination in the context of Supply Chain Management. You will learn about the procedure for determining transportation costs using mathematical modelling and the effects of information distortions in the supply chain. How Six Sigma and Queuing Theory helps in developing robust coordination systems 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 Transportation Systems and Modelling Coordination in the context of Supply Chain. You will learn about the role of transport costing in the context of Supply Chain Management and the procedure for determining transportation costs using mathematical modelling. 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 differences between public and private transports, the use of formula and passenger–kilometre approaches to fix the costs of public transports and how logistics takes place between India and its neighbouring countries. The course gives emphasis to the concept of Information Distortions in the context of Supply Chain Chain Management.

Finally, you will learn about the effects of information distortions in the supply chain and how six sigma and queuing theory helps in developing robust coordination systems. Transportation Systems and Modelling Coordination in the Supply Chain Cert course discusses the procedure for determining transportation costs using mathematical modelling. It 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 Modes of Transportations in India
Explain the role of Transport Costing in the context of Supply Chain Management
Define the procedure for determining Transportation Costs using Mathematical Modelling
Distinguish the difference between public and private transports
Recognize the use of formula and passenger–kilometre approaches to fix the costs of public transports
Explain how logistics takes place between India and its neighbouring countries
Define what Information Distortions are in the context of Supply Chain
Discuss the effects of Information Distortions in the Supply Chain
Explain the process of overcoming Information Distortions in the Supply Chain
Identify the various Methods of Coordinating
Describe how Six Sigma and the Queuing Theory helps in developing a robust coordination system

Certification

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