Logistics Management


Faculty of Business Management and Social Sciences


Version 14.0 of 04/22/2021

Code of Module


Modulename (german)

Logistics Management

Study Programmes
  • International Management (B.A.)
  • Betriebswirtschaft im Gesundheitswesen (B.A.)
  • Betriebswirtschaft und Management - WiSo (B.A.)
  • Internationale Betriebswirtschaft und Management (B.A.)
  • Wirtschaftsrecht (Bachelor) (LL.B.)
Level of Module


Mission Statement

The module gives a detailed overview about the strategies, processes and methods of logistics management. The students should know and understand the design and planning possibilities in logistics as well as understand, present, evaluate and develop their own suggestions for solutions.

  1. Functions in Logistics Management
  2. Stratetic and operative Logistics Management
  3. Inventory Management
  4. Demand Forecast
  5. Network planning (Facilities)
  6. Development trends and tendencies in Logistics Management
Learning Outcomes

Knowledge Broadening
Students had a far-ranging knowledge of logistics management. They know the main theories, concepts and methods and they are aware of the development and changes in knowledge and understanding referring to logistics management.
Knowledge Deepening
Students could understand and evaluate the concepts, methods, processes and systems in logistics management.
Instrumental Skills and Competences
Students could apply the learned methods and concepts, so that they are able to plan, control and accomplish logistics management.
Communicative Skills and Competences
Students could use the concepts and methods of logistics management, in order to describe and present logistical problems in an adequate way.
Systemic Skills and Competences
Students apply their skill and distinctive competencies and handle strategies and methods in a professional way.

Mode of Delivery

lectures;illustrations/ case studies;independent work;working in teams;presentations

Expected Knowledge and/or Competences

Knowledge in marketing and logistics

Responsible of the Module

Bruns-Vietor, Sabine

  • Bruns-Vietor, Sabine
  • Freye, Diethardt
  • Jacob, Axel


Concept of Study and Teaching
Workload Dozentengebunden
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Recommended Reading

/01/ Timm Gudehus, Herbert Kotzab: Comprehensive Logistics, Reference for standard methods in logistics, Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg, 2012, E-Book ISBN 978-3-642-24367-7

/02/ Donald J. Bowersox, David J. Closs, M. Bixby Cooper, and John C. Bowersox: Supply Chain Logistics Management, 4th edition, McGraw-Hill, 2012, isbn 9780078024054

/03/ Alan Harrison, Remko van Hoek, Heather Skipworth: Logistics Management and Strategy, Competing through the supply chain, 5th edition, Pearson, Harlow et al., 2014, ISBN 9781292004150, 1292004150 (suub, Uni Bremen)

Graded Exam
  • Homework / Assignment
  • Two-Hour Written Examination
  • Portfolio exam

1 Term

Module Frequency

Only Winter Term

Language of Instruction