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The course takes place in period

3 (2023-01-01 to 2023-03-19)


General studies

Teaching language


Type of course


Cycle/level of course


Recommended year of study


Total number of ECTS

5 cr

Competency aims

In this study unit, the following competencies are
in focus:

Competence in understanding the connection between
business logistics and profitability

Compentence in the management of logistic flows
and supply chains

Comptetence in material management and control

Basic competence in sustainable logistics

Learning outcomes

Upon completion of the course you will be able to:

Explain the meaning of logistical concepts and use
them in communication. (Knowledge)

Describe the material, information, capital and
reverse flows, how these are coordinated in a
supply chain and analyze these also from an
environmental perspective. (Knowledge)

Explain how logistics is linked to the company's
profitability and how it can be improved through
the development of logistics. (Knowledge)

Define delivery service and explain how its
various elements affect the logistical performance
and customer experience in a supply chain.

Describe different areas in material management
and use the most common formulas in logistics.

Participate in the planning, organization and
execution of material management in a company.

Apply and interpret calculations and use them as a
basis for decisions. (Skill)

Consider ethical principles and sustainability
principles in relation to given topics (Approach)

Course contents

Flow thinking
Chains and networks
Logistics players
Materials administration
Logistics as a means of competition

Prerequisites and co-requisites


Previous course names

Introduction to Business Logistics

Additional information

More information about the course is given at the
course introduction and during the course.

Recommended or required reading

Storhagen, G. Nils. 2014 or later. Logistik -
grunder och möjligheter. Liber Ekonomi. Malmö

Study activities

  • Lectures - 20 hours
  • Excursions and demonstrations - 13 hours
  • Individual- and group instruction - 10 hours
  • Practical exercises - 30 hours
  • Project- and production work/artistic activities - 20 hours
  • Individual studies - 40 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
  • Guest lectures and or Field Trips

Assessment requirements

For a passing grade, the student must take the
following examinations:
- achieves at least 50p in the exam of possible
- absence from lectures is taken into account in
the points


  • Adlercreutz Erica
  • Henriksson Robert


Henriksson Robert

Group size

No limit (87 students enrolled)

Assignments valid until

12 months after course has ended

The timetable of the course

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Course enrolment period

2022-12-26 to 2023-01-05

Assessment methods

  • 2023-03-08 - Exams
  • Date will be announced later - Reports and productions
  • Date will be announced later - Other assignments
Room reservations
Date Time Room Title Description Organizer
2023-01-11 08:30 - 11:00 F249 Logistikens grunder Introduktion och gästföreläsning Adlercreutz Erica
Henriksson Robert
2023-01-13 09:00 - 11:30 F249 Logistikens grunder Logistik är läran om att skapa effektiva flöden Henriksson Robert
2023-01-18 08:30 - 11:00 F249 Logistikens grunder -Tema 2 Betalningsvillkor och leveransvillkor Betalningsvillkor och leveransvillkor Henriksson Robert
2023-01-20 09:00 - 11:30 F249 Logistikens grunder Tema 3 Inköp Henriksson Robert
2023-01-25 08:30 - 11:00 F249 Logistikens grunder Tema 4 Kalkylering av varukostnad Adlercreutz Erica
2023-01-27 08:30 - 11:00 F249 Logistikens grunder Tema 5 Inköp - beräkning av kvantitet Adlercreutz Erica
2023-02-01 08:30 - 11:00 F249 Logistikens grunder Transporter - Distribution - Terminaler - gästföreläsning Sari Turkkila, Finnish Shipbrokers Association Henriksson Robert
2023-02-03 09:00 - 11:30 F249 Logistikens grunder Tema 7 Lager och lagerhantering Adlercreutz Erica
2023-02-08 08:30 - 11:00 F249 Logistikens grunder Tema 8 Logistik och miljö Adlercreutz Erica
2023-02-10 09:00 - 11:30 F249 Logistikens grunder Anknytning och styrning av de logistiska flödena Henriksson Robert
2023-02-15 08:30 - 11:00 F249 Logistikens grunder Tema 10 Förpackningar Adlercreutz Erica
2023-02-17 09:00 - 11:30 F249 Logistikens grunder E-handel och logistik Henriksson Robert
2023-02-24 09:00 - 11:30 F249 Logistikens grunder Tiden som styrsystem Henriksson Robert
2023-02-28 08:30 - 11:30 F143 Logistikens grunder Presentation av grupparbeten, session A och B Adlercreutz Erica
Henriksson Robert
2023-03-01 08:30 - 11:30 F143 Logistikens grunder Presentation av grupparbeten, session C och D Adlercreutz Erica
Henriksson Robert
2023-03-08 09:00 - 11:00 F143 Logistikens grunder Tentamen Adlercreutz Erica
Henriksson Robert
2023-03-14 10:00 - 11:30 B518 Logistikens grunder Presentationer   Linnea Hjelt Nastja Mustonen Leo Simberg Adlercreutz Erica
Henriksson Robert
2023-03-27 12:30 - 16:30 F143 Logistikens grunder Omtentamen 1 Adlercreutz Erica
Henriksson Robert
2023-04-17 12:30 - 16:30 F143 Logistikens grunder / Introduction to Logistics Omtentamen 2/Re-exam 2 Adlercreutz Erica
Henriksson Robert

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