0492 Transport and Logistics I (TL I)
Dr. Alexander Eisenkopf, Miguel Suarez Vasquez, Ph.D.
Weekly hours
Language of instruction
09/26/23 to 10/01/23
Registration via LPIS
Notes to the course
Subject(s) Master Programs
Day Date Time Room
Friday 10/06/23 03:00 PM - 06:30 PM Online-Einheit
Saturday 10/07/23 09:00 AM - 12:30 PM Online-Einheit
Friday 10/20/23 03:00 PM - 06:30 PM Online-Einheit
Wednesday 10/25/23 09:00 AM - 12:30 PM Online-Einheit
Friday 10/27/23 09:00 AM - 05:00 PM Online-Einheit
Friday 11/24/23 02:00 PM - 04:00 PM Online-Einheit

Transport and Logistics 1: Corporate Transport Decision Making and Management as well as Transport Economics/Policy

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 (4 of 5 units)

Teaching/learning method(s)

The course is taught using a combination of lectures, class discussions, and homework assignments.

The course, as well as, its final exam, will be held entirely online (MS TEAMS).


Course evaluation will comprise:

  • Assignment - Eisenkopf (20%)
  • Case Study - Suarez (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.


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Availability of lecturer(s)


Additional information on MyLEARN.

Recommended reading:

Stuart Cole: Applied Transport Economics, 3ed, Kogan Page 2005

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: 2023-07-18