City logistics

Budapest University of Technology and Economics
LEVEL
Master
TYPE
Course
MODES
-
LANGUAGE
-
ECTS
5
PERIOD
04/09/2023 to 22/01/2024

Course Description

The main types of transported goods in the city supply networks, the typical solutions of the bulding of the unit loads considering the requiurements of the city supply systems. The definition of last mile problem. The rule of city logistics in the global logistics networks, the main types of the city supply chains. The role and the application of the traditional and the multi-modal transporting systems in the city supply chains. The typical solutions of the loading technologies, the loading machines and facilities in the city logistics. The rule and the development of logistics providers in the city supply chains, the typical logistics services in the city supply chains, the classification system of the logistics centres, the main levels of the city logistics networks. The technological solutions of the several logistics centres. The definition of the gateway conceptions, the determination and the function of the main network nodes. The integration of the city logistics functions in the gateway conception. The urban consolitation centres and the x-docks. The control and organization of city logistics in big cities. The technological and organization solutions of the city logistics, best practices worldwide. Application of modelling techniques in the organization and operation of the city logistics systems. Informatics in city logistics.

Time format

weekly

Educational-info

Competences

a) knowledge:
– Knowledge of the basics of building logistics networks.
– Knowledge of logistics services and service centers.
– Knowledge of city logistics methods.
b) skills:
– Can design urban logistics networks.
c) attitude:
– Strive to maximize their abilities to make their studies at the highest possible level, with a profound and independent knowledge, accurate and error-free, in compliance with the rules of the applicable tools, in collaboration with the instructors.
d) autonomy and responsibility:
– Take responsibility for the quality of the work and the ethical standards that set an example for the classmates, using the knowledge acquired during the course.

Duration

56 h / 14 weeks

ECTS

5

Validation mode

Written examination

Maximum number of students

10

Organizer

Partner

Budapest University of Technology and Economics

Faculty

Faculty of Transportation Engineering and Vehicle Engineering

Department

Department of Material Handling and Logistics Systems

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