The course is included in these curricula and study modules

Ib 2001 - 2004 - Logistics


Professional studies

Teaching language


Type of course


Recommended year of study


Total number of ECTS

2 cr

Competency aims

The objective is to gain a better understanding of hands-on logistical management, by applying the tools and methods learned in Basic Logistics to field studies and case studies from real-life industrial situations.

Learning outcomes

At the end of the course the student is expected to be able to:
- Observe, evaluate and improve warehousing operations
- Observe, evaluate and improve transportation systems
- Optimize plant and warehouse locations
- Select and operate bar code and RFID systems
- Select and operate GPS-based navigation systems

Course contents

The students will work in teams, visiting companies active in logistics. The teams will solve a number of cases, the topics of which vary from year to year. The cases may typically be related to inventory management, transportation management, distribution planning and locational planning. They typically include aspects of information technology.

Prerequisites and co-requisites

Logistics 1.

Previous course names

Business Logistics, module 2
Logistic Projects

Additional information

Schedules for field visits and deadlines for team reports will be given during the course.

Recommended or required reading

Course notes, excursion reports and supporting literature will be published on the course website.

Study activities

  • Lectures - 10 hours
  • Excursions and demonstrations - 20 hours
  • Laboratory lessons and tasks in a simulated environment - 16 hours
  • Individual studies - 20 hours


  • Total workload of the course: 66 hours
  • Of which autonomous studies: 20 hours
  • Of which scheduled studies: 46 hours

Mode of Delivery

Participation in tuition

Assessment methods

  • Demonstrations and presentations
  • Reports and productions
  • Essays


Eriksson Niklas


Ericsson Henry

Group size

No limit

Assignments valid until

12 months after course has ended

Assessment methods

  • Date will be announced later - Demonstrations and presentations
  • Date will be announced later - Reports and productions
  • Date will be announced later - Essays

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