Packaging, Warehousing and Inventory Control - MRK 422

The course deals with important supports for a modern material handling process. Among other things, it discusses packaging and carriers, and their importance to logistics. Furthermore, it deals with systems and IT tools for material handling, such as Warehouse Management Systems (WMS), bar codes and other identification systems, transport administration systems, and systems for controlling material flows in logistical networks. The course also gives an overview of material handling equipment, such as forklifts, storage systems, bar code scanners etc. Corequisite: MRK 335.