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Before choosing course

Course offering missing for current semester as well as for previous and coming semesters
* Retrieved from Course syllabus ML1136 (Spring 2018–)

Content and learning outcomes

Course contents

  • Basic logistic functions
  • Material supply
  • Inventory management
  • Production planning
  • Forecasts
  • IT and IoT in logistics

Intended learning outcomes

After the course, the students should be able to:

  • Explain basic logistics terminology and describe operational logistics processes within producing and distributing businesses
  • Explain and apply methods for operational control and strategic development of producing and distributing businesses
  • Explain and compare the relevance of different Information and Communication Technology Systems for the logistic area
  • Survey, analyse and choose method to streamline the activities of a producing companies' or a supply chain from a logistics perspective.

Course Disposition

written assignment
study visits
laboratory exercises

Literature and preparations

Specific prerequisites

This course is only for students at the Bachelor programme in Mechanical Engineering

Recommended prerequisites

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Jonsson, P. & Mattsson, S-A. (2016) Logistik – Läran om effektiva materialflöden, Studentlitteratur, ISBN: 978-91-44-11077-6.

Examination and completion

If the course is discontinued, students may request to be examined during the following two academic years.

Grading scale

A, B, C, D, E, FX, F


  • INL1 - Assignment, 3,0 hp, betygsskala: P, F
  • TEN1 - Written examination, 3,5 hp, betygsskala: A, B, C, D, E, FX, F

Based on recommendation from KTH’s coordinator for disabilities, the examiner will decide how to adapt an examination for students with documented disability.

The examiner may apply another examination format when re-examining individual students.

Other requirements for final grade

TEN1 - Examination, 3.5 credits, grading scale: AF
INL1 - Written assignment, 3.0 credits, grading scale: PF

Approved examination and passed project. The final grades is based on the grade of the written examination.

Opportunity to complete the requirements via supplementary examination

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Opportunity to raise an approved grade via renewed examination

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Ethical approach

  • All members of a group are responsible for the group's work.
  • In any assessment, every student shall honestly disclose any help received and sources used.
  • In an oral assessment, every student shall be able to present and answer questions about the entire assignment and solution.

Further information

Course web

Further information about the course can be found on the Course web at the link below. Information on the Course web will later be moved to this site.

Course web ML1136

Offered by

ITM/Sustainable Production Development

Main field of study


Education cycle

First cycle

Add-on studies

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