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Traffic Technology and Transport Logistics

Distribution Logistics


  • distribution logistics as a logistics subsystem,
  • distribution channels,
  • physical distribution strategies,
  • general about storage,
  • types distribution centres,
  • logistic processes in distribution centres,
  • ICT in distribution,
  • distribution into city centers,
  • environmental distribution.

Goals and competencies

Students get familiar with general facts about logistics (all of its subsystems, with emphasis on distribution logistics), distribution centres and types of distribution centres.

Students also get an insight into the warehouse business. They are able  analyzing all storage processes, with emphasis on picking.

Students are also able to optimize storage operations, determine the optimal location, size and number of distribution centres, as well as to search for the most optimal distribution strategy.

Due to their specific nature, students also receive detailed knowledge about distribution of city logistics.

Basic literature

1. Patricija Bajec: Distribucijsko skladišče, Univerzitetni učbenik, UL, FPP, 2020.
2. McKinnon A., Brown M., Piecyk M., Whiteing A.: Green logistics, KoganPage, 2015.
3. B. Grant, D., Trautrims, A., Yew W., C.: Sustainable logistics and supply chain management, KoganPage, 2017.
4. Achillas, C., D. Bochtis, D. D., Aidonis, D., Folinas, D.: Green supply chain management, Taylor & Francis, 2017.