The course is included in these curricula and study modules
Ib 2001 - 2004 - Logistics
Type of course
Recommended year of study
Total number of ECTS
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.
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
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
Previous course names
Business Logistics, module 2 Logistic Projects
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.
- 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
- Demonstrations and presentations
- Reports and productions
Home page of the course
Assignments valid until
12 months after course has ended
- Date will be announced later - Demonstrations and presentations
- Date will be announced later - Reports and productions
- Date will be announced later - Essays