Facts about the course

Study points:
Responsible department:
Faculty of Logistics
Course Leader:
Irina Gribkovskaia
Lecture Semester:
Teaching language:
½ year

LOG731 Networks Logistics (Autumn 2018)

About the course

The course covers the following subject areas:

  • Introduction to logistics networks (logistics activities, material and information flows, objectives of logistics, typical logistics planning problems on networks) 
  • Introduction to logistics (management of logistics systems, inventory management, production management)
  • Flow planning in logistics networks (transportation problem, transshipment problem, network flow problems - minimum cost flow, maximum flow, shortest path, critical path)
  • Logistics network design (supplier selection, facility location, assignment problem, minimal spanning tree, network design)
  • Routing flows in networks (arc routing, vehicle routing)

The course is connected to the following study programs

The student's learning outcomes after completing the course

After having completed the course students will know different structures of logistics networks, main logistics activities and flows in logistics networks, fundamentals of inventory-, production- and supply chain management, how to design logistics networks and plan flows and routes in networks.

Forms of teaching and learning

3 hours of lectures per week.

Coursework requirements - conditions for taking the exam

  • Mandatory coursework: Assignment(s)
  • Courseworks given:
  • Courseworks required:
  • Presence: Not required
  • Comment: Several home assignments


Form of assessment:Written school assessment
Proportion: 50%
Duration: 4 Hours
Grading scale:Letter (A - F)
Support material: One A4 sheet with own notes


Form of assessment:Home assessment
Proportion: 50%
Duration: One Semester
Grading scale:Letter (A - F)
Support material: All printed and written supporting material

Comment:Home exam based on several assignments

Course evaluation

Required reading list is given in fronter at the semester start

Relevant literature:
Written final examination counting 50% of the final grade and several home assignments counting in total 50% of the final grade.


Course LOG731 Compendium, and a selection of articles.

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