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Course Code: 
Course Period: 
Course Type: 
Area Elective
Course Language: 
Course Objectives: 

The aim of this course is to provide students a general understanding of the basic principles of logistics and distribution management.

Course Content: 

Logistics and supply chain, customer service and logistics, distribution channels, logistics and planning, procurement and inventory decisions, warehousing, freight transportation, information and communication technologies in the supply chain, outsourcing, safety and security in distribution, logistics and environment, humanitarian logistics.

Course Methodology: 
1: Lecture, 2: Question-Answer, 3: Discussion, 4:Simulation, 5: Case-study
Course Evaluation Methods: 
A: Exam, B: Presentation C: Homework, D: Project, E: Lab.

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Course Learning Outcomes

Learning Outcomes Program Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Measurement Methods
1. The student gains an overview of logistics and distribution management. 2, 13, 14, 15 1, 2, 3 A
2. The student can analyze the relations between logistics and processes such as procurement, customer service, planning. 2, 13, 14, 15 1, 2, 3 A
3. The student gains awareness on issues such as safety and security in distribution, the relationship between logistics and environment, and humanitarian logistics. 2, 13, 14, 15 1, 2, 3 A

Course Flow

Week Topics  
1 Introduction to Logistics and Distribution Course Note
2 Logistics and Supply Chain Course Note
3 Customer Service and Logistics Course Note
4 Distribution channels Course Note
5 Logistics and Planning Course Note
6 Procurement and Inventory Decisions Course Note
7 Midterm Course Note
8 Warehousing Course Note
9 Freight Transportation Course Note
10 Information and Communication Technologies in the Supply Chain Course Note
11 Outsourcing Course Note
12 Safety and Security in Distribution Course Note
13 Logistics and Environment Course Note
14 Humanitarian Logistics Course Note
15 Final Exam Course Note

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Lecture Notes  
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Material Sharing

Documents Course Notes
Homework -
Exams Midterm, Finals


1 100
Quiz - -
- -
Total   100
Final Success Ratio   60
Ratio of Success for the Year   40
Total   100

Course’s Contribution to Program



No Program Learning Outcomes Contribution Level
1 2 3 4 5
1 Students will have sufficient knowledge in basic courses such as mathematics, economics, statistics, Turkish language and history of revolution; gain the ability to apply the learned information in businesses operating in the field of logistics.   X      
2 Students know what needs to be done about supply chain operations, storage and distribution management in domestic and multinational enterprises, can make the organization and necessary analyzes, and suggest plans and strategies.         X
3 Students can be proficient in a second selected foreign language, capable of maintaining international relations and following current and developing trends. X        
4 Students will have sufficient knowledge of law and legislation to be able to carry out logistics and transportation processes in accordance with social responsibility awareness and ethical values. X        
5 Students can manage logistics processes in accordance with professional and ethical values and with social sensitivity.       X  
6 Students gain knowledge about financial management by organizing the flow of goods and services in the supply chain.     X    
7 Students can use information systems and technologies used in supply chain management using basic information technologies.       X  
8 Students have knowledge of smart systems and industry 4.0 management in supply chain management.         X
9 Students can produce solutions by defining the problems with quantitative methods with analytical decision making methods.       X  
10 Students can carry out a research in the field of logistics in accordance with the stages of the scientific research process.   X      
11 Students can conduct a harmonious work with team members on professional issues, finds solutions to problems and takes responsibility   X      
12 Students prepare and execute a project or study according to project deadlines.   X      
13 Students can solve current problems related to logistics or to create new opportunities; can share information with the society and colleagues on issues related to his profession       X  
14 Students inform the relevant people and institutions on logistics-related issues, supports their thoughts with qualitative and quantitative data, and can effectively convey solution proposals for problems verbally and in writing.       X  
15 Students can understand and manage social and professional relationships; can produce innovative and creative ideas and put these ideas into practice       X  


  Number Duration(Hour) Total Workload(Hour)
Course Duration (Includes exam weeks: 15 x Total Course Hour) 15 3 45
Out of Class Study Time (Pre-study, Reinforcement) 15 5 75
Midterm 1 15 15
Quiz - - -
Project - - -
Final 1 15 15
Total Workload     150
Total Workload / 25 (s)     6
ECTS Credit     6