Credits: 6

Schedule: 02.01.2018 - 14.02.2018

Teacher in charge (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Anu Bask, Markku Tinnilä

Teaching Period (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Not lectured. This course has been replaced by 35C04000 Global Logistics and Distribution.

Learning Outcomes (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

The objective of the course is to develop understanding in global and domestic logistics systems by addressing of logistics services and transportation in sustainable economy.

Content (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Various logistics services, modal choices and distribution structures are discussed and evaluated. For example, such as intermodalism, overnight deliveries, time-based distribution and green logistics are discussed. Other topics include, transportation telematics, cost structures, information systems, and international trade documents.

Assessment Methods and Criteria (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

1. Lectures and exercises 28 h
2. Obligatory cases and assignments
3. Exam

Workload (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Lectures 28h
Case assignments 50h
Individual studying 26h
Exam preparations 56h

Study Material (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

For the book by Rushton Alan both the hardback edition (2014) or ebook edition (2014) are acceptable:

Rushton, Alan (2014) Handbook of logistics and distribution management.

+ Lecture material and course reading package.

Substitutes for Courses (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

This course has been replaced by 35C04000 Global Logistics and Distribution.

Grading Scale (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020):