Professional studies

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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 understands what sustainable logistics is and that the student is able to evaluate existing systems according to how they affect the environment.

Learning outcomes

At the end of the course the student is expected to be able to understand what sustainable logistics is and how it can be reported. The student is familiar with the main aspects of ADR.

Course contents

1. Sustainable development and reporting 2. ADR 3. Packaging and the environment 4. The logistic chain and the environment

Prerequisites and co-requisites

Business Logistics

Previous course names


Additional information

As specified.

Recommended or required reading

Books and Material Green Logistics. McKinnon Alan m.fl. 2010. Logistik (läran om effektiva materialflöden), Jonsson & Mattson, 2005, ISBN 91-44-04182-9. kap 6 delar av kap 3 Gröna inköp, Karlström Ulf, 2006, ISBN 9139108201 Pearsson, Köp rätt med ISO 9001- en handbok om inköp.e-bok. Toimiva pakkaus. Järvi-Kääräinen Terhen och Ollila Margareetta. 2007. ISBN 978-951-8988-41-3 Course material on Itslearning

Study activities

  • Lectures - 20 hours
  • Excursions and demonstrations - 8 hours
  • Individual- and group instruction - 5 hours
  • Practical exercises - 10 hours
  • Project- and production work/artistic activities - 40 hours
  • Individual studies - 20 hours
  • Internet-based studies - 20 hours
  • - 10 hours


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

Mode of Delivery

Multiform education

Assessment methods

  • Demonstrations and proficiency exams
  • Essays, reports, productions and portfolio

Assessment requirements

Excercises and learning portfolio. Attendance at study visits.


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Group size

No limit

Assignments valid until

12 months after course has ended

The timetable of the course

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Assessment methods

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

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