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International Logistics and Transport

Please note that the following information may be subject to change.

Module Convenor:  Andrew Grainger

Module Content:
The module focuses on international transport and logistics management within the global business environment. As such, it covers a breadth of operational, technological, economic and regulatory issues relevant to transport and logistics practice. Specific topics covered include: the modes of transport and their underlying operational and economic characteristics, the nature of regulation and competition in international transport and logistics operations, freight costs and pricing, and relevant trade and customs procedures. Lectures are further underpinned by seminars and group activities.

Module Aims:
Students will gain a knowledge and understanding of relevant operational and theoretical issues applicable to the management of logistics and transport in the global business environment, in particular the requirement for business competitiveness and operational efficiency. The analysis of interdependencies between operational, technological and regulatory aspects is a key theme throughout the module.

Module Assessment:
2 Hour Examination (70%); Group Coursework (3,000 words) (30%)


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