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Logistics 1 7.5 credits

Logistik 1
First cycle, T0002N
Course syllabus valid: Autumn 2021 Sp 1 - Present
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Education level
First cycle
Grade scale
G U 3 4 5
Industrial Logistic
Subject group (SCB)
Industrial Engineering and Management
Main field of study
Industrial and Management Engineering

Entry requirements

In order to meet the general entry requirements for first cycle studies you must have successfully completed upper secondary education and documented skills in English language and abilities equal to the aims of the courses Calculus (M0029M) 7,5 credits/ Differential calculus (M0047M) 7,5 credits and Mathematical Statistics (S0001M) 7,5 credits, or equivalent knowledge.

More information about English language requirements


The selection is based on 1-165 credits.

Course Aim
The student shall after the course be able to:
 • Describe the logistical concepts and terms related to both internal and external logistics.
 • Apply calculations related to production and material requirement planning, inventory management, capacity planning, forecasting, order management and distribution.
 • Identify and formulate business problems related to the logistical areas such as production planning and inventory control.
 • Analyze and discuss solutions to logistics problems that businesses may encounter

Definition of logistics and the concept of logistics. The functions of the logistics systems. Examples of logistics functions are production control, inventory, warehousing, transportation, materials handling, order processing, information handling, and procurement. The logistics system\'s relationship to its environment, to other functions in the company, to other companies, and to the society as a whole.

Each course occasion´s language and form is stated and appear on the course page on Luleå University of Technology's website.
Lectures, seminars, computer work shops and assignments.

If there is a decision on special educational support, in accordance with the Guideline Student's rights and obligations at Luleå University of Technology, an adapted or alternative form of examination can be provided.
Written examination, compulsory attendances at seminars.

Students must register for the courses themselves, or contact ETS educational administration, not later than three days after the quarter commences. Failure to do so can result in the place being lost. This rule also applies to students with a guaranteed place.

Björn Samuelsson

Transition terms
The course T0002N is equal to IET064

Literature. Valid from Autumn 2018 Sp 1 (May change until 10 weeks before course start)
Anders Segerstedt, Logistik med fokus på material- och produktionsstyrning. Liber, ISBN 9789147113491
Patrik Jonsson, Stig-Arne Mattsson: Logistik : läran om effektiva materialflöden. Studentlitteratur, ISBN 9789144110776

Literature might be added.

Course offered by
Department of Social Sciences, Technology and Arts

CodeDescriptionGrade scaleHPStatusFrom periodTitle
0001Written examG U 3 4 54.50MandatoryA07
0002Required assignmentsU G#3.00MandatoryA07

Study guidance
Study guidance for the course is to be found in our learning platform Canvas before the course starts. Students applying for single subject courses get more information in the Welcome letter. You will find the learning platform via My LTU.

Syllabus established
The syllabus was established on February 28, 2007 and is valid from the autumn term 2007.

Last revised
by Director of Undergraduate Studies Daniel Örtqvist, Department of Social Sciences, Technology and Arts 17 Feb 2021