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Traffic Technology and Transport Logistics

Global Procurement and Logistic Flows


  • basics of logistics flows,
  • definition of frameworks, characteristics and understanding of global logistics flows,
  • new global markets (BRICS, MIST, independent broadcast markets);
  • correlation between internationalization and globalization and global logistics flows,
  • geographical characteristics related to global logistics flows,
  • an analysis of the causes of the emergence of new global logistics flows and the need for global supply,
  • strategies of global logistics flows and their correlation with products or raw materials,
  • planning, organizing and managing global logistics flows,
  • global logistics flows and the choice of transport mode,
  • problems and inaccuracy of anticipating global logistics flows,
  • risk in a global context,
  • designing network connections in a global context,
  • global logistics flows of the future.

Goals and competencies

The fundamental objective of the course is to present the basic skills required for providing procurement activities.


Obtained knowledge from this course allow students a high professional and managerial work in procurement departments.

Basic literature

  1. Branch, A. E.: Global Supply Chain and International Logistics, Routledge, New York, 2009.
  2. Steger, M. B.: Globalization – A very Short Introduction, Oxford University Press, Oxford, 2009.
  3. Fawcett, Stanley E. and Magnan, Gregory M.: Achieving World‐Class Supply Chain Alignment: Benefits, Barriers, and Bridges, Center for Advanced Purchasing Studies, 2001.