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Rahtilaiva, kolleja, lentokone ja kuorma-auto

Sustainable Logistics and Global Distribution

Tampere University



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750,00 € + VAT 24 % (930.00 €)

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Study fields

Technology and Natural Sciences

Organising unit

Tree – Continuing Education

Study level

Other studies
The development of the operating environment and technology is also rapidly changing the logistics labour market, field of work and competence needs. Needs arise, among other things, as a result of digitalisation, the growing importance of environmental considerations and new service models for transport, propulsion and energy solutions, such as e-transport. The training offers an opportunity to develop competence as an expert in the field of logistics.

On completion of this course you

  • will be able to describe sustainable logistics and global distribution
  • will be able to identify the operational environment of and the challenges in international logistics
  • are familiar with the decision trade-offs that have to be made when selecting appropriate distribution strategies
  • have critical awareness of the impact of logistics on the environment and are familiar with the concepts of 'people, planet, profit' and 'triple bottom line' and their relevance in logistics
  • can examine the decisions behind efficient and sustainable freight transport
  • can describe how changes in supply chain can effect freight transport decisions and vice versa
  • appreciate the employment opportunities arising from successful completion of the course.

This course is one part of a three-course academic module and it is possible to complete only this course of the whole study unit. Of the three courses only this one is in English. The other two courses are held in Finnish. 

More information you find on the study units Finnish webpage.

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Apply for the course

Apply for the course by sending an email to trainings contact person Mari Vuolle, The teaching begins on Friday, January 14, 2022 at 10.