1128 Sustainable Logistics
Belma Turan, Ph.D.
Contact details
Weekly hours
Language of instruction
09/15/22 to 09/18/22
Registration via LPIS
Notes to the course
Day Date Time Room
Thursday 10/06/22 08:30 AM - 11:00 AM TC.3.07
Thursday 10/13/22 08:30 AM - 11:00 AM TC.3.07
Thursday 10/20/22 08:30 AM - 11:00 AM TC.3.07
Thursday 10/27/22 08:30 AM - 11:00 AM TC.3.07
Thursday 11/03/22 11:00 AM - 01:30 PM TC.1.01 OeNB
Thursday 11/10/22 08:30 AM - 11:00 AM TC.3.07
Thursday 11/17/22 08:30 AM - 11:00 AM TC.3.07
Thursday 12/01/22 11:30 AM - 02:00 PM TC.0.02
Wednesday 12/07/22 12:30 PM - 03:00 PM TC.5.05

The course investigates different aspects of logistics considering sustainable and environmental issues. We will focus on quantitative models and methods in order to build a more efficient and “greener” system ranging from strategic considerations, such as network planning, to operational decisions, such as routing.

Learning outcomes

After this course the students will be able

  • To analyse and apply quantitative methods to various problems arising in sustainable logistics
  • To elaborate and discuss practical examples in groups
  • To critically evaluate scientific papers
Attendance requirements

Attendance in the first lecture is mandatory for the participation in the course. If an absence cannot be avoided inform the lecturer  before class and provide some form of proof for the absence (e.g. medical confirmation) in the next session. In total, a minimum requirement for attendance of 80% is required to pass the course.

If the attendance falls below 80% for students receiving partial credit, students are graded with 5 (Nicht genügend). See further:

Teaching/learning method(s)

Lecture with active participation including in class examples and case studies, assignments and presentations

  • Mid-term test 35%
  • Assignments and  presentations 30%
  • Final exam 35%

In order to successfully complete the course one has to have at least 50% of overall points. Group works will be peer-reviewed and can be individually graded.

Grades are distributed as follows:

  • Excellent (1): 87.5 - 100
  • Good (2): 75 - <87.5
  • Satisfactory (3): 62.5 - <75
  • Sufficient (4): 50 - <62.5
  • Fail (5): <50
Prerequisites for participation and waiting lists

Course I of SBWL Supply Networks and Services

Recommended previous knowledge and skills

Course I, II, III of SBWL Supply Networks and Services

Availability of lecturer(s)

After class or via Email

Last edited: 2022-07-14