Credits: 6

Schedule: 10.09.2018 - 22.10.2018

Teacher in charge (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Markku Kuula

Contact information for the course (applies in this implementation): 

Instructor’s contact information
Markku Kuula
By agreement
Sadaat Ali Yawar

Teaching Period (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Period I (2018-2019) Töölö campus

Period I (2019-2020) Otaniemi campus

Learning Outcomes (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

After the course, you will know how the logistics system operates in various sectors and how information systems and analytics provide a competitive advantage for different companies. The course gives you the capability to work in a variety of management, expert and analytical tasks in logistics systems and you learn to understand different warehousing technologies, infrastructure solutions as well as air, sea, rail and road transportation operations. These issues are considered from both the passenger and freight points of view. In addition, you understand how to apply digital logistics tools to in a business.

Content (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

The course topics include warehousing technologies, automated warehousing, air, train and truck logistics/transportation, and port and terminal operations as well as systems from technology perspective. The course also deals with infrastructure and transportation issues from a policy perspective and it further addresses issues related to digital logistics  and analytics.

Assessment Methods and Criteria (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Assignments 60 %
Exam 40%

Workload (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Contact teaching 36 h
Independent work 121 h
Exam 3h

Study Material (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Collection of articles and reports

Prerequisites (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Recommended 35A00310 Tuotantotalouden perusteet or equivalent course
Recommended 35C04000 Global Logistics and Distribution Networks

Grading Scale (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 


Registration for Courses (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Via WebOodi

Further Information (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Please note some of the assignments may include compulsory attendance.


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