Dear Students,


As you may be aware that the paper would be now a 75 marks one with 2.5 hr duration. There would be 5 units each of 15 marks each. The last question would be a case study. Question 1 to 4 would be from unit 1 to 4 respectively.  No concepts would be asked.


Please find the below list of all possible questions. A set of some important questions from board perspective would be passed on around October mid.


Students are requested to go through the entire syllabus. However the tentative questions from every unit are as follows:-

Unit 1:-

Chapter 1

  1. What is the mission of Logistics. With help of relevant examples explain integrated logistics.
  2. How can an organisation gain competitive edge with the help of Logistics
  3. With help of examples explain the different types of Logistics
  4. With help of relevant examples explain various functions of logistics
  5. Elaborate the significance of Logistics for a developing country like India
  6. What are the various objectives of Logistics
  7. Differentiate between SCM and Logistics
  8. Trace the evolution of Supply chain

Chapter 2

  1. Explain Bull whip effect with examples. What are the causes and consequences of the same
  2. Differentiate between MRP and DRP

Chapter 3

  1. What are the various customer service elements
  2. Explain the 7Rs of logistics with help of examples
  3. Explain customer order cycle with help of an example
  4. What are the reasons for doing demand forecasting
  5. What are the different methods of demand forecasting
  6. Numerical examples on moving averages and smoothing constant

Unit 2:-

Chapter 4

  1. Explain the different parties involved in the transportation process
  2. What are the different costs associated with transportation
  3. Elaborate major features of Road and Rail transport
  4. Distinguish between water and air transport
  5. Explain Pipe line as a mode of transport
  6. Explain Multi modal modes of transportation with help of examples

Chapter 5

  1. Explain the need of having a warehouse
  2. What are the economic and service benefits of having a warehouse
  3. Explain the different types of warehouses with examples
  4. What are the factors affecting the design of a warehouse
  5. What are the factors affecting the location of a warehouse

Chapter 6

  1. Explain the important functions of packaging
  2. What are the different material handling equipments
  3. What are the objectives of material handling
  4. Explain the key drivers of reverse logistics

Unit 3:-

Chapter 7

  1. What are the functions of inventory
  2. What are the different cost associated with inventory
  3. State the relevance of Q system of inventory management and how is it different from P system
  4. What is EMI and how different is it from JIT
  5. Numerical on EOQ and reorder level
  6. What is EOQ. State the assumptions of the same and the limitations
  7. What are the different selective inventory control techniques.

Chapter 8

  1. State the relevance of IT on logistics
  2. What is LIS and what are the key features of a good LIS system

Unit 4:-

Chapter 9

  1. Explain the significance of Logistics Audit
  2. What are the internal and external performance measurement techniques

Chapter 10

  1. Explain the procurement process with help of examples
  2. What is ABC how is it different from Total cost analysis
  3. Explain Mission based costing with example

Chapter 11

  1. What is the need for a logistical network analysis
  2. Explain the need of Milk Run

Chapter 12

  1. What are the objectives of ICDs
  2. What are the modern logistics infrastructure that could act as a boon for organisations.


Case study:- Case study could come from situations arising out of transportation, warehousing, inventory management and network analysis.



Source:- Vipin Saboo Tutorials

For any further clarifications please feel free to contact Prof Vipin Saboo on 9820779873



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Education Qualification: BMS- N M College (University Rank Holder) PGDBM- Sydenham College M Com- College topper Mr Vipin Saboo has been associated with the following institutes as a visiting faculty Lords college, Malad Patkar College, Goregoan Saraf college, Malad Dalmia college, Malad St Andrews College, Bandra Wilson College, Grant Road Thakur college, Kandivili L N College, Kandivili N K College, Malad Dhanukar College, Vile Parle St Xaviers College, Marine Lines Shroff College, Kandivili KES College, Khar Mr.Vipin Saboo also has more than 5 years of industry expertise with corporate like CRISIL, Motilal Oswal Investment Banking and Yes Bank. Mr. Saboo has also published a text book on Logistics and Supply Chain Management for TYBMS Students.
  1. rohitsuri 5 years ago

    Sir can u help me if I will do all the questions which are given in ur questions bank I wll b able to clear my sem5
    Thank you!!

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