0591 Transport and Logistics 1 (TL 1)
Dr. Alexander Eisenkopf, Dr. Stefan Schönfelder
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09/27/21 to 09/29/21
Registration via LPIS
Notes to the course
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Day Date Time Room
Wednesday 11/03/21 02:00 PM - 05:30 PM D1.1.078
Thursday 11/04/21 09:00 AM - 12:30 PM D2.0.382
Friday 11/05/21 09:00 AM - 12:30 PM D2.0.382
Thursday 11/11/21 09:00 AM - 12:30 PM Online-Einheit
Friday 11/12/21 09:00 AM - 05:00 PM Online-Einheit
Tuesday 12/14/21 02:00 PM - 04:00 PM Online-Einheit


Transport and Logistics 1: Transport Economics and Corporate Transport Management

Learning outcomes

After successful completion of the module, students should have acquired an understanding about the topics of transport economics, especially EU politics initiatives, as well as the main characteristics of the transportation function from a shipper perspective. Furthermore, students should be able to develop market analysis, evaluate and develop transport politics initatives and design and structure a transportation management unit in a company.

Attendance requirements

Attendance of minimum 80% is mandatory

Teaching/learning method(s)

The course Transport and Logistics 1 (TL1)  is taught using a combination of lectures, class discussions, and homework assignments.

Regarding the first three units (Schönfelder), teaching will be in synchronous hybrid mode: a mixture of class room teaching and remote online sessions (via Zoom) in parallel. Unless you have an important reason or are sick, please be on campus. Class room attendence is absolutely preferred!

The units of Prof. Eisenkopf will be taught in online mode, only, using MS Teams or Zoom. 

All sessions will take place within the announced time slots. The sessions will be recorded and made available in the respective Learn course space.


Students can access the first three units via the Zoom link provided in the webconference section of Learn.

5 min. prior the respective lecture, a video call will be opened within the course Zoom/MS Teams space. Students can then join it.


(Only if absolutely necessary, also the 'Schönfelder units' would switch to full distance mode. Even in the remote format, the sessions will take place within the announced time slots.)


Course evaluation will comprise:

  • Assignment - Eisenkopf (20%)
  • Case Study, Assignment or Flipped Classroom Exercise - Schönfelder (20%)
  • Final Exam (60%)

Grading scale:

  • Excellent (1): 90% - 100.0%
  • Good (2): 80% - <90%
  • Satisfactory (3): 70% - <80%
  • Sufficient (4): 60.0% - <70%
  • Fail (5): <60.0%

Prerequisite for passing the course: minimum performance of 40% in the final examination.

Prerequisites for participation and waiting lists

Incoming students (exchange programs): min. 5 ECTS credits in logistics management.


1 Author: Stuart Cole
Title: Applied Transport Economics

Publisher: Kogan Page
Edition: 3ed
Year: 2005
Content relevant for class examination: Yes

Availability of lecturer(s)



Unit details

Unit Date Contents

    Corporate Transport Management 1

    • Strategic Transport Planning
    • Transport Sourcing

    Introduction of Case Study

      Miguel Suarez, PhD


        Corporate Transport Management 2  

        • Transport Contracting
        • Carrier Management
        • Supply and Delivery Management

        Miguel Suarez, PhD


         Corporate Transport Management 3

        • Supply and Delivery Management
        • Transportation Management Systems (TMS)

        Case Study Group Discussion

        Miguel Suarez, PhD


        Development of the Transport Market / Future Trend 

        Introduction of Assignment

        Prof Dr. Alexander Eisenkopf


        Transport Economics and Transport Policy

        Prof Dr. Alexander Eisenkopf


        Final Exam


        Last edited: 2021-10-23