Syllabus academic year 2009/2010
(Created 2009-08-11.)

Higher education credits: 7,5. Grading scale: TH. Level: G2 (First level). Language of instruction: The course might be given in English. Optional for: I4lp, M4, M4lp. Course coordinator: Daniel Hellström,, Förpackningslogistik. Prerequisites: MTT032 Packaging Technology. Assessment: Examination will be done both individually by a written exam and in group form. During the course, the case will be presented in an oral presentation and in a technical report. Home page:

To give the student a basic understanding of packaging development and the role of the packaging system in the supply chain.

Knowledge and understanding
For a passing grade the student must

Skills and abilities
For a passing grade the student must

Judgement and approach
For a passing grade the student must

Packaging logistics, based on packaging technology and logistics, is an important approach to use when the efficiency of the distribution chain is analysed. Packaging logistics originates from the basic logistics knowledge about technology and economy along with the properties of packaging in different industrial applications. The course consists of lectures, project work and feedback seminars where different packaging logistics analyses are introduced. Methods for analyses, dimensioning and control will be included as well as important and actual packaging logistics problems.

Relevance for a sustainable development
Packaging and transports are identified as important when a sustainable society is to be developed. The environmental aspects are included in all subjects covered in the course.

Jönson, G & Johnsson, M: Packaging Logistics. LTH 2002.
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