[Business Administration] Green Logistics


General information

Course name Green Logistics
Course type Lecture+Tutorial
Course code BWL-GrnLog
Course coordinator Professor Dr. Frank Meisel
Faculty Faculty of Business, Economics and Social Sciences
Examination office Faculty of Business, Economics and Social Sciences
Short summary This lecture deals with various problems of transport logistics, both under consideration of cost and service as well as from an environmental point of view. Methods of Operations Research are used in order to solve the resulting optimization problems.

Information about study level

Study level Master
Also possible for Second year Bachelor

Information about credit points, evaluation and frequency

Evaluation Exam
Frequency Summer term

Information about teaching language

Teaching language English
Minimum language requirement B1
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Information about requirements

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Information about course content, reading list and additional information

Course Content
  • Economic and ecological importance of the transport industry
  • Selected problems of transportation, route planning, location planning and choice of carriers
  • System of indicators to evaluate transport services from an economic, service-oriented and sustainability-oriented viewpoint
  • Determination and reduction of transport-related greenhouse gas emissions
  • Consideration of Emissions Trading Schemes
  • Concepts for the design of intermodal transportation chains and reverse logistic systems
Reading list


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