Integral Logistics Management — Operations Management and Supply Chain Management Within and Across Companies

Chapter 4 – Business Process Analysis and Concepts for Planning & Control

Intended learning outcomes: Explain important techniques in business process engineering. Describe characteristic features relevant to planning & control in supply chains. Disclose fundamental concepts in logistics and operations management.

Section 4.1.1: Terms in Business Process Engineering: State and Event, Core Competeny and Core Process

Intended learning outcomes: Present concepts in business process engineering and management, state and event. Differentiate between core competencies and core processes of a company.

The following animation shows terms used in the engineering of business processes. It also refers to definitons given in Fig.
To get more information roll over the terms.

Small exercise: Drag and drop the correct definition adjacent to each term.

Section 4.1.2: Order Management and Graphical Representation of Logistics Processes

Intended learning outcomes: Describe MEDILS (Method for Description of Integrated Logistics Systems), its symbols and connections of the symbols.

Small exercise: Logistics systems are represented in graphic form by using and connecting the symbols. The animation shows the connections used conventionally in MEDILS.
Roll over the various elements and see what they signify. By clicking the forward button you can change between three different figures.

Section 4.4: Characteristic Features Relevant to Planning & Control in Supply Chains

Intended learning outcomes: Produce an overview on principle and validity of characteristics in planning & control. Explain six features in reference to customer, and item or product or product family, five features in reference to logistics and production resources, as well as seven features in reference to the production or procurement order. Describe important relationships between characteristic features of transcorporate logistics in supply chains.

The animation shows the three group of features presented in Sections 4.4.2, 4.4.3, and 4.4.4.
By clicking on the registers you get the accordant value for the different features. Roll over the features and the values to get more informations.