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Sustainable Logistics

Master’s level
7,5 credits (ECTS)


The objective of the course Sustainable logistics is to give the student knowledge of core aspects of sustainable logistics with the business logistics in focus. It will deal with business, business tools and policy of society. The student will be able to analyze relationships between logistics and sustainability in companies, the significance of interorganizational coordination in supply chains, but also in relation to society´s strive for a sustainable transport system.

The course consists of 4 modules:

  1. Sustainable logistics in the business context
  2. Policy and society´s role towards more sustainable logistics
  3. Sustainability aspects in the supply and demand of transport services.
  4. Analytic and decision-making tools in green logistics.

The theories of sustainable logistics are learned through active participation in lectures and seminars, where opportunities to discuss the course content with lecturers and fellow students are provided. These theories are subsequently applied in a written case report in groups where the student will analyze given (business) problems. This report is then presented and discussed in seminars.

Prerequisites and selection


To be eligible for the course Sustainable Logistics the participant must fulfil the entrance qualifications for the Master of Science programme in Logistics and Transport Management. For programme specific entrance requirements, see programme syllabus.