TLO-25468 Sustainable Logistics and Global Distribution, 5 cr


This course replaces the former course TLO-25467 Logistics Management and Strategies in academic year 2018-2019.


Pasi Porkka, Heikki Liimatainen


Toteutuskerta Periodi Vastuuhenkilö Suoritusvaatimukset
TLO-25468 2018-01 4 Heikki Liimatainen
Pasi Porkka
Exam (50%) and assignment (50%).


On completion of this course, the student can describe sustainable logistics and global distribution. The student is able to identify the operational environment of and the challenges in international logistics. The student is familiar with the decision trade-offs that have to be made when selecting appropriate distribution strategies. The student has critical awareness of the impact of logistics on the environment and is familiar with the concepts of 'people, planet, profit' and 'triple bottom line' and their relevance in logistics. The student can examine the decisions behind efficient and sustainable freight transport. The student can describe how changes in supply chain can effect freight transport decisions and vice versa. The student appreciates the employment opportunities arising from successful completion of the course.


Sisältö Ydinsisältö Täydentävä tietämys Erityistietämys
1. Logistics and distribution concepts and their relevance to managing the supply chain     
2. Key aspects of global distribution and logistics network planning      
3. Information management and principles of warehousing      
4. Managing logistics and multimodal distribution internationally, the factors affecting key freight transport decisions      
5. Performance monitoring and outsourcing in logistics      
6. Assessing and reducing the environmental impacts of logistics      
7. Future challenges and opportunities in sustainable logistics and global distribution      

Ohjeita opiskelijalle osaamisen tasojen saavuttamiseksi

Course is graded based on exam (50%) and course assignment (50%). Achieving excellent grades requires mastering the core content both in theory and in practice as demonstrated by the exam and the assignment.


Numerical evaluation scale (0-5)


Completion parts must belong to the same implementation


Tyyppi Nimi Tekijä ISBN URL Lisätiedot Tenttimateriaali
Book   The Handbook of Logistics and Distribution Management   Alan Rushton, Phil Croucher, Peter Baker   9780749476779       Yes   
Book   Green Logistics   Alan McKinnon, Michael Browne, Anthony Whiteing, Maja Piecyk   9780749471859       Yes   


Opintojakso P/S Selite
TLO-11046 Supply Chain Management Advisable    


Opintojakso ei vastaan mitään toista opintojaksoa

Päivittäjä: Pöllänen Markus, 09.11.2018