Forwarding Systems and Multimodal Transport Chains

The comprehensive intermodal aspects of freight transport and forwarding: multimodal / intermodal and combined transport, the activities of freight forwarding, the organization of freight transport chains (if not previously covered), courier express parcel and mail services, heavy transportation, moving / relocation, temperature controlled transport, dangerous goods, the legal environment, especially the Austrian Uniform Commercial Code (UGB) and the Austrian Freight Forwarders' Standard Terms and Conditions (AÖSp), problems in interaction between different modes of transport, liability, insurance. If necessary, also the cross-modal aspects of passenger transport, tourism, tour operators and travel agencies

Mode of delivery

face to face

Type

compulsory

Recommended or required reading and other learning resources/tools

Kummer, S.:(2010): Einführung in die Verkehrswirtschaft, Wien. Arnold, Dieter at al. (Hrsg.) (2008): Handbuch der Logistik, 3. Auflage, VDI, Springer-Verlag, Berlin-Heidelberg Martin, Heinrich (2009): Transport- und Lagerlogistik - Planung, Struk-tur, Steuerung und Kosten von Systemen der Intralogistik, 7. Auflage, Vieweg + Teubner, GWV Fachverlage GmbH., Wiesbaden Containerization International Air Cargo World, Air Cargo News, Airline Business, Air Transport World DVZ, ITZ

Planned learning activities and teaching methods

Presentation, reflection, discussion

Assessment methods and criteria

final written exam

Prerequisites and co-requisites

Module "Verkehrsträger 1"

Infos

Degree programme

Logistics & Transport Management (Bachelor)

Cycle

Bachelor

ECTS Credits

2.00

Language of instruction

German

Curriculum

Part-Time

Academic year

2022

Semester

3 WS

Incoming

Yes

Learning outcome

After the completion of the course the students will be able to describe the various freight forwarding activities (including changes to the logistics service provider), and particularly the tasks of the organization of multimodal transport chains and classify them into the total freight transport system.

Course code

0391-11-01-BB-DE-29