15 Credits AUTUMN

Aims/Description: Supply chain technology relates to various technology (e.g. Radio Frequency Identification (RFID)) used for logistics and supply chain to make it more efficient, productive and cost effective. This module will introduce students with a range of technology (e.g. RFID, Bar code etc.) and related practices within the logistics and supply chain operations. It will demonstrate the theories and principles underpinning supply chain technologies and give demonstration of the modern implementations in real life scenarios. This module will enrich the practical skills and knowledge relating to supply chain technology of students, in turn enabling them to immediately and effectively contribute towards a supply chain and logistics-related role.

Restrictions on availability: Limited to those for whom the unit is core.

Staff Contact: LI SHUYANG
Teaching Methods: Lectures, Seminars, Laboratory work, Independent Study
Assessment: Course work

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