Logistics and Supply Chain Management

A uniquely designed residential programme offered to the working executives across India.

Session starts from 30 Oct, 2023

Session ends on 03 Nov 2023


    Logistics and Supply Chain Management

    Competition in today’s market with new products having shorter life cycles and growing customers’ expectations has forced many companies to focus their attention and invest in their supply chains. Supply Chain Management (SCM) is the integration of key business processes from end user through original suppliers that provides products, services and information that adds value for customers and other stakeholders. This programme addresses these issues covering various aspects of the Logistics and Supply Chain Management and enables the participants to understand the basic issues and decision areas in logistics and supply chain management. The basic objectives of the programme are: To give participants an understanding that the problems and issues within the respective fields of supply chain are invariably complex, and require clear reasoning and analysis, in order to derive an appropriate course of action. To incorporate and learn the critical elements of Logistics and Supply Chain Management processes. To equip participants with the required depth and balance of technical and managerial competencies such that they will be able to function successfully in their chosen field.


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    Senior and middle level executives from private and public sector organisations in the logistics and supply chain areas and are moving to these functions and those who are in the interface roles with Marketing and Production functions.


    1. Introduction to Logistics and Supply Chain Management & Supply Chain Drivers and Obstacles.
    2. Sourcing, Purchasing and Supplier Relationship Management.
    3. Planning and Managing Inventory in a Supply Chain.
    4. Warehousing Decisions and Facilities location in a Supply Chain Network.
    5. Transportation, Network Design, and Information Technology.
    6. Revenue Management in Supply Chains.
    7. Organization of the Supply Chains and Supply Chain Performance.
    8. Sustainability and Risk Management in Supply Chains.
    9. Information Technology and Latest Trends.


    30 Oct – 03 Nov 2023. XLRI , Jamshedpur


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    Dr. T.A.S. Vijayaraghavan

    B.Sc. (Math), M. Stat. (ISI), PGD in SQC & OR (ISI), Fellow (IIM Bangalore)

    Logistics and Supply Chain Management

    Dr.T.A.S.Vijayaraghavan is a Professor of Production, Operations and Decision Sciences and Information Systems at XLRI Jamshedpur, India and is a Member of the Governing Board of XLRI Jamshedpur. He is a doctorate from the Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore after his M.Stat and PGD SQC&OR from the Indian Statistical Institute, New Delhi. His research papers appeared in the Transportation Research, Computer & Operations Research, Journal of Supply Chain Management, Transportation Journal, Transportation Research Procedia, Annals of Management Science, Logistics Spectrum, International Journal of Public Sector Management and others. His research interests are in the areas of Sustainable Supply Chain Management, Supply Chain Analytics, Supply Chain Risk Management, Logistics Management and Transportation Planning and Management and guided many doctoral students in these areas. He is also one of the Senior Editors for the Journal of Business Logistics and on the editorial committee of few other International and Indian Journals. He serves as a member in the Board of Studies of the Indian Institute of Materials Management and Member of Academic Councils of few Management institutions . He is presently the Coordinator of the Centre for Logistics and Supply Chain Management at XLRI Jamshedpur. Authored a book recently on “Supply Chain Analytics” recently published by Wiley India.


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