Logistics English

Modes of transport • Distribution • The supply chain • Packing, marking and labels • Containerisation • INCO Terms • Imports and exports • Methods of international payment • Insurance • Production and operations management • Factory location • Inventory management • Warehousing • Just-in-time Quality management • Retail logistics

Mode of delivery

face to face

Type

compulsory

Recommended or required reading and other learning resources/tools

Course Reader Vollmers, Claus and Vollmers, Sally: Logistics: English for Freight Forwarders and Logistics Services. Allison, John and Powell, Mark: In Company Case Studies. Hueber

Planned learning activities and teaching methods

Practical exercises

Assessment methods and criteria

final written exam, continous assessment (students are assessed on their assignments, participation, presentations)

Prerequisites and co-requisites

Module "Englisch 1"

Infos

Degree programme

Logistics & Transport Management (Bachelor)

Cycle

Bachelor

ECTS Credits

4.00

Language of instruction

English

Curriculum

Part-Time

Academic year

2021

Semester

3 WS

Incoming

Yes

Learning outcome

After the successful completion of this module, English 2 the students will be able to design, give and defend presentations, mainly about logistics topics, in a satisfactory situational foreign language. Furthermore, the students will then be in the position to actively participate in meetings and negotiations and, using English language negotiating terminology, be able to achieve and optimise their personal negotiating goals or that of their teams. Within this module, the students will have extended their specific English vocabulary in logistics terminology and therefore can on the one hand describe the nature of goods and the other hand, be able to reflect on and discuss logistics and transport issues while being able to document the procedures in transportation.

Course code

0391-11-01-BB-DE-36