Status of the Course: Part of the Bachelor’s programme in Business Technology; common programme studies.
Level of the Course: Intermediate studies
Workload: Lectures 28h, Case assignments 50h, Individual studying 26h, Exam preparations 56h
Learning Outcomes: The course takes a managerial approach to distribution systems and logistics services used in international operations. The objective is to learn to think strategically about the distribution of goods and services as a part of corporate operations.
Content: Modal choices and routing problems of transportation as well as the markets for and organization of logistics activities are discussed. Various distribution solutions and services are discussed and evaluated such as intermodalism, overnight deliveries, timebased distribution and green logistics. Other topics include valueadding logistics services, transportation telematics and information systems, and international trade documents.