An overview covering history of the logistics, customer service, order processing, purchasing, operations management, transport systems, warehousing, information systems and sustainability.
This is an introductory subject, taught at a very basic level – introducing the major areas of studies in the subject and how it relates to the economy. It introduces the language of logistics and the key concepts.
1. What is Logistics?
2. How does Logistics effect our everyday lives?
3. Basic transport systems
4. Basic warehousing systems
5. Introduction to basic logistics information systems.
Please be prepared to provide your residency documents such as a passport, EU citizen ID card, UK Birth Certificate or Biometric Card. If you have been in the UK for less than 3 years or have entered the UK with a visa you will need to provide evidence that you are eligible to study in the UK - your visa, your biometric card that covers the duration of your course or any relevant home office documents to support your residency should all be uploaded. If you’re an EU, EEA or Swiss citizen we will need to see evidence of 'Pre-Settled' or 'Settled-status' documents. Also for funding purposes we would need to see evidence of payslips if working (within the last 3 months). If you are receiving benefits (e.g JSA, ESA, Universal Credit (UC), Housing benefits etc. please bring evidence of this).
Upon successful completion of the course you can progress into further study in this area.