Business Logistics


27 noviembre, 2016

-Xènia Berrio-

Proposed exercise:

A hospital maintains in stock a resuscitation device that has a normal distribution. The average demand during the delivery period is 350 devices and the standard deviation is 10 devices. They decide to maintain a level of security stock that guarantees a level of service of 95%. The lead time is 2 days.

  1. What is the security stock to keep?
  1. What is the reorder point?



-Xènia Berrio-

Proposed exercise:

A consumer goods Company seeks to determine the daily routes to get its products to its customers from the distribution center. The data of average customer demand and distance between distribution center and each customer are indicated in the table below. Each vehicle can handle up 12 tons of load. Use the savings method to solve the problem. (más…)

Mango Warehouse opens the door for UPF students

-Maren Juliane-

15 students and logistics professor Helena are meeting at 9 o´ clock on a wonderful day at the entrance of UPF. The minibus is already waiting to take them to see something that most of us have never seen: A warehouse with all its automated systems and complex processes. And not just a warehouse, but the warehouse from MANGO. An international brand with more than 2.700 shops worldwide and a history that began in Passeig de Gracia, Barcelona´s most famous shopping street, in 1984. And we had the chance to see the warehouse that delivers all these 2.700 shops in more than 105 countries worldwide. And I can tell you it is easier said than done! Seguir leyendo “Mango Warehouse opens the door for UPF students”

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