Course Code: RLMT307 Course ID: 4306 Credit Hours: 3 Level: Undergraduate
This course provides students with a systems-centric view to explore what is seen as today’s best practices in reverse logistics applications to the food production and distribution industry as well as the beverage industry. The student will study new container and packaging designs, such as the TEDSBOX, to help eliminate the spoilage factor of food and beverage movement in a reverse logistics operation. The issue of food and beverage is complex with many solutions from retail grocery giants. How to process returned food and beverage items will be explored and options discussed. Field survey of a grocery store or commissary near the student will be encouraged in order to obtain the unique language used in each type of retail store. Recycled food and beverage items will be examined in order to reprocess basic ingredients, such as sugar, to be resold in the marketplace next to virgin sugar. This course is intended for students and professionals working in manufacturing and retail reverse logistic who are concerned with returns and unsalable products.
|Registration Dates||Course Dates||Session||Weeks|
|09/28/20 - 02/26/21||03/01/21 - 04/25/21||Winter 2021 Session D||8 Week session|
|12/28/20 - 06/04/21||06/07/21 - 08/01/21||Spring 2021 Session D||8 Week session|
After successfully completing this course, students will fulfill the following Learning Objectives (L.O.):
1: Identify the concepts and procedures needed for a food and beverage product recall from a manufacturer and from a retail store.
2: Identify the concepts, procedures and issues to manage food and beverage waste and recycling operations.
3: Describe the ethical behavior requirements and issues in handling food and beverage products returned to a manufacturing company and a retail store.
4: Explain procedures and technology to insure safe and healthy foodstuffs within a manufacturing enterprise and a retail business.
5: Describe new container and packaging designs to help eliminate the spoilage factor of food and beverage movement in a reverse logistics operation.
6: Identify emerging trends of problems and potential solutions for reverse logistics management operations within the food and beverage industry.
7: Explain how the economic growth of countries such as China, India, Brazil and Vietnam impacts the global food and beverage industry and global consumers.
8: Describe the best practices in reverse logistics applications in production, sale, returns, and resale and waste management operations in the food and beverage industry.
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|Assignment - Week #8: Term Project Paper||36.00 %|
|Book Title:||Various resources from the APUS Library & the Open Web are used. Please visit http://apus.libguides.com/er.php to locate the course eReserve.|
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