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

2.7 Scenarios and Exercises

Intended learning outcomes: Explain various aspects of the advanced logistics partnership (ALP) model. Evaluate different company relationships in the supply chain.



Course section 2.7: Subsections and their intended learning outcomes

  • 2.7.1 Scenario: Advanced Logistics Partnership (ALP)

    Intended learning outcomes: Identify examples of local sourcing with world-class local suppliers (a feature of the ALP model). Disclose and analyze the situation of three companies making up a supply chain for processing a particular kind of timber, which grows in a particular region.

  • 2.7.2 Scenario: Evaluate Company Relationships in the Supply Chain

    Intended learning outcomes: Describe a supply chain in the wood industry as wella as possible extensions. Explain and perform a classification of company relationships in this supply chain.

  • 2.7 Scenarios and Exercises

    Intended learning outcomes: Explain various aspects of the advanced logistics partnership (ALP) model. Evaluate different company relationships in the supply chain.



Course 2: Sections and their intended learning outcomes

  • Course 2 – Supply Chain Design: Business Relations and Risks

    Intended learning outcomes: Explain concepts such as the make-or-buy decision, tariff-orientation and total cost of ownership in a global supply chain. Differentiate strategic design options for the relationships with and the selection of suppliers. Disclose strategies for intensive cooperation in the supply chain. Describe identification, assessment and handling of supply chain risks.

  • 2.1 Ownership and Trade in a Global Supply Chain

    Intended learning outcomes: Present the concept of the make-or-buy decision in detail. Explain the value content requirements and tariff-orientation in a global supply chain. Describe the total cost of ownership in a global supply chain.

  • 2.2 Strategic Procurement

    Intended learning outcomes: Produce an overview on strategic procurement. Differentiate between traditional market-oriented relationship and Customer-Supplier Partnership. Describe strategic procurement portfolios. Explain strategic selection of suppliers. Present basics of supplier relationship management and e-procurement solutions.

  • 2.3 Designing a Strategic Partnership Relationship

    Intended learning outcomes: Present target area strategies for intensive cooperation. Explain the Advanced Logistics Partnership (ALP) model with concepts such as building trust, working out collaborative processes in the supply chain, avoiding the bullwhip effect. Describe the virtual enterprise and other forms of coordination among companies.

  • 2.4 Supply Chain Risk Management

    Intended learning outcomes: Produce an overview on supply chain risk management. Explain the identification of supply chain risks. Describe the assessment of supply chain risks. Disclose how supply chain risks can be handled.

  • 2.5 Summary

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