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Transportation and logistics


IESEG School of Management ( IÉSEG )

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Niveau Année de formation Période Langue d'enseignement 
Professeur(s) responsable(s)C.DI MARTINELLY
Intervenant(s)Christine DI MARTINELLY

Pré requis

This is an introductory course to transportation management. The course builds up on basics of operations management and inventory management.

Objectifs du cours

At the end of the course, the student should be able to :
- Identify the 5 transportation modes and learn their respective characteristics
- Discuss intermodal transportation
- Familiarize with several types of transportation specialists
- Understand the role of Incoterms in determining transportation responsibilities, risks, and costs
- Analyze the key issues in effective international transportation mode and carrier selection
- Analyse the different network design options and discuss their strengths and weaknesses
- Evaluate the trade-offs in transportation network design

Contenu du cours

- transportation infrastructure: transportation mode and intermodal transportation
- transportation operations : pricing, rates, paperwork and incoterms
- transportation and supply chain: design of transportation network & tradeoffs

Modalités d'enseignement

Organisation du cours

TypeNombre d'heuresRemarques
Face to face
Interactive class16,00  
Independent study
Individual Project4,00  
Estimated personal workload20,00  
Charge de travail globale de l'étudiant40,00  

Méthodes pédagogiques

  • Project work
  • Interactive class
  • Case study


Active participation of students is expected :contribution to class discussion and preparation of cases. Students will be assessed on theory understanding through a written exam (MCQ and open questions).
Their ability to analyze and to apply the techniques studied during the course will be assessed through a final case study ; several cases will be solved during the lectures to prepare for the final case.

Type de ContrôleDuréeNombrePondération
Final Exam
Written exam0,00030,00
Case study0,00030,00
Continuous assessment
TOTAL     100,00

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