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Type of course


Cycle/level of course


Recommended year of study


Total number of ECTS

5 cr

Competency aims

The aim of the course is that the student understand transport and distribution in a broad perspektiv and has basic knowledge in transport law and Incoterms.

Learning outcomes

At the end of the course the student is expected to be able to understand and to take part in national and international transport and distribution decisions. You learn how to evaluate different transportmodes, to prepare cost analyses and to use exel to otimize transportation.

Course contents

Natinal and Internationa transportmodes, transport costs, IT for transport. Distribution models and allokation
Transport law

Prerequisites and co-requisites

10 ects in logistics

Previous course names


Additional information


Recommended or required reading

To be specified in the beginning of the cource

Study activities

  • Lectures - 40 hours
  • Excursions and demonstrations - 10 hours
  • Individual- and group instruction - 23 hours
  • Small-group work - 10 hours
  • Individual studies - 50 hours


  • Total workload of the course: 133 hours
  • Of which autonomous studies: 133 hours
  • Of which scheduled studies: 0 hours

Mode of Delivery

Participation in tuition

Assessment methods

  • Exams (written-, oral-, home-)
  • Essays, reports, productions and portfolio

Assessment requirements

To pass the course the student should pass the
following examinations:
at least 50 from exercises and exam.
(examinations include written examination tests,
demonstrations and presentations, reports and
produktions, essays, and also presence at
specified occasions)

The examinations contribute to the final grade as
exam: 50
case: 35
guestlectures and visits 15 (compulsory)


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Group size

No limit

Assignments valid until

12 months after course has ended

Assessment methods

  • Date of examination will be announced later - Exams
  • Date will be announced later - Reports and productions

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