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Timber Transport and Logistics

Realization plans
Code: NM13VA04
Name: Timber Transport and Logistics
Extent of studies: 3
Rekommenderad studiegång (SP): Year 1:     Year 2: 3    Year 3:     Year 4:     Year 5:     
Prerequisites:
Course-specific competence: The student
- understands the importance of logistics for the entire procurement chain
- understands the importance of infrastructure for the Finnish forest industry
- has basic knowledge of road construction
- can plan maintenance and refurbishment of forest roads
- knows methods used for remote transport of timber and wood fuel
- can organise the transport of timber and wood fuel
- understands the importance of information systems in transport management
- understands how route optimisation is used to achieve cost savings
- knows the legislation and agreements that set out the framework for transport in the forest industry
- knows how tariffs for commercial transport are calculated
- knows how to arrange transport using barges and ships
Course-specific competence (file):
Language of instruction: Svenska
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