Designing Low Footprint Distribution Networks

Degree program: Executive MBA

Distribution is a key driver of overall profitability of a firm; it affects both the operation cost and customer experience directly. The appropriate distribution network can be used to achieve a variety of operation objectives ranging from low cost to high responsiveness, satisfying customer needs at the lowest cost. A poor distribution network can have a significant negative effect on the profitability of the firm. This course is to provide the tools necessary to understand the various delivery processes that are available for distributing goods, ensuring that goods are delivered in a cost effective, timely and socially responsible manner.