Credits: 6

Schedule: 25.02.2019 - 08.04.2019

Teacher in charge (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Seongtae Kim

Teaching Period (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Period IV (2018-2019) Otaniemi campus

Period IV (2019-2020) Otaniemi campus

Learning Outcomes (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Globalisation of industries and commerce has changed most businesses from local players to international ones with corresponding challenges in their logistics and supply chains. The objective of the course is to develop student understanding of global and domestic logistics systems including the variety of logistics and transportation services in a sustainable economy. The student will understand basic concepts related to  logistic infrastructure and services, transport modal choices and distribution structure alternatives, the role of warehousing and different international trade documents.

Content (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

The main concepts and topics of the course include definitions of logistics, suppy chains and other key concepts, logistics applications, distribution networks and structures, transport and transport modes, warehouses and warehouse operations,     logistics services and logistics service providers, delivery operations and transport & trade documents and forwarding.

Assessment Methods and Criteria (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Cases 30%
Exam 70%

Exam changed to essay

Workload (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Sessions 24h
Independent work 133h
Exam 3h
Total 160h (6 ECTS)

Exam changed to essay

Study Material (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

John Mangan, Chandra L. Lalwani, Global Logistics and Supply Chain Management, 3rd Edition, 2016

ISBN: 978-1-119-11782-7

(soveltuvin osin) 

Substitutes for Courses (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Substitutes a previous course: 35C00100 Distribution and Logistic Services. Student can only take one of these two courses.

Prerequisites (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Recommended: 35A00310 Tuotantotalouden perusteet

This course is recommended also for Exchange students

Grading Scale (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 


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