Logistics Network Models
Instructor: Dr. Ali Akgunduz, Office: EV 4.217, Tel: 514-848-2424 ext 3179
1. Introduction to Logistics Systems Planning and Control, G. Ghiani, G. Laporte, R. Musmanno,
Wiley, 2003, ISBN : 0-470-84917-7
2. Airline Operations and Scheduling, M. Bazargan, Ashgate, 2009, ISBN: 978-0-7546-3616-8
Overview of transportation systems: airlines, railways, ocean liners, cargo, energy transportation and
pipelines; supply chain characterization; site location; distribution planning; vehicle routing; fleet
scheduling; crew scheduling; demand management; replenishment management; revenue management;
geographic information systems; and real-time control issues; term project.
Globalism has become an unavoidable nature of both manufacturing and service enterprises.
Transportation of goods and services rapidly and effectively around the world is crucial for companies in
order to survive in the highly competitive marketplace. Industrial engineers are trained to help their
organizations to manage their supply-chains. The course will target transportation system which is an
important topic in supply-chain management. Students will be equipped with tools to address challenges
of the global economy.