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Budapest University of Technology and Economics
Faculty of Transportation Engineering and Vehicle Engineering
1. Subject name City logistics
2. Subject name in Hungarian Városi logisztika
3. Code BMEKOALM244 4. Evaluation type exam grade 5. Credits 5
6. Weekly contact hours 2 (10) Lecture 2 (11) Practice 0 (0) Lab
7. Curriculum
Transportation Engineering MSc (K)
8. Role
Specialization (sp) at Transportation Engineering MSc (K)
9. Working hours for fulfilling the requirements of the subject 150
Contact hours 56 Preparation for seminars 12 Homework 15
Reading written materials 32 Midterm preparation 15 Exam preparation 20
10. Department Department of Material Handling and Logistics Systems
11. Responsible lecturer Dr. Bóna Krisztián
12. Lecturers Dr. Bóna Krisztián, Bakos András, Sárdi Dávid
13. Prerequisites strong: KOKKM227 - Smart City
14. Description of lectures
The main types of transported goods in the city supply networks, the typical solutions of the bulding of the unit loads considering the requiurements of the city supply systems. The definition of last mile problem. The rule of city logistics in the global logistics networks, the main types of the city supply chains. The role and the application of the traditional and the multi-modal transporting systems in the city supply chains. The typical solutions of the loading technologies, the loading machines and facilities in the city logistics. The rule and the development of logistics providers in the city supply chains, the typical logistics services in the city supply chains, the classification system of the logistics centres, the main levels of the city logistics networks. The technological solutions of the several logistics centres. The definition of the gateway conceptions, the determination and the function of the main network nodes. The integration of the city logistics functions in the gateway conception. The urban consolitation centres and the x-docks. The control and organization of city logistics in big cities. The technological and organization solutions of the city logistics, best practices worldwide. Application of modelling techniques in the organization and operation of the city logistics systems. Informatics in city logistics.
15. Description of practices
Practical presentation of modeling and methodological solutions described in the lectures through examples. Description of the practical task of planning a city network, preparing the homework.
16. Description of labortory practices
17. Learning outcomes
A. Knowledge
  • Knowledge of the basics of building logistics networks.
  • Knowledge of logistics services and service centers.
  • Knowledge of city logistics methods.
B. Skills
  • Can design urban logistics networks.
C. Attitudes
  • Strive to maximize their abilities to make their studies at the highest possible level, with a profound and independent knowledge, accurate and error-free, in compliance with the rules of the applicable tools, in collaboration with the instructors.
D. Autonomy and Responsibility
  • Take responsibility for the quality of the work and the ethical standards that set an example for the classmates, using the knowledge acquired during the course
18. Requirements, way to determine a grade (obtain a signature)
The requirement of the signature is to fulfill the homework and one midterm test. The homework (10% for the part-performance check, 10% for the final submission), the midterm test (30%) and the exam result (50%) are included in the final grade.
19. Opportunity for repeat/retake and delayed completion
The midterm test, the part-performance check and the final submission can both be resubmitted once.
20. Learning materials
Students can download the subject notes in pdf format via Moodle.
Effective date 10 October 2019 This Subject Datasheet is valid for Inactive courses