Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
190400703105TRANSPORTATION SYSTEMSCompulsory235
Level of Course Unit
First Cycle
Objectives of the Course
Within the framework of the system approach of transportation activities, which is one of the most important logistics activities, it aims to provide basic information about the design, formation stages and management of transportation systems.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Learning Outcomes
1Information: Defines / explains the basic concepts related to transport types and systems. List the stages of systematization of transportation types and cost factors. Analyzes the differences between transport systems and transport types on the basis of operational, properties and cost.
2Skill: It manages and tracks transportation activities. Recognize the transportation systems used in logistics activities and distinguish their features. Gains knowledge of selection, management and optimization of transportation business. Recognize the resources (vehicle, equipment, human, facility etc.) that make up the transportation systems.
3Competence to Work Independently and Take Responsibility: It realizes the effective and efficient management of the transportation system and its type in line with the goals and responsibilities of the logistics enterprise.
4Develops solutions for the problems encountered regarding transportation.
5He / she can direct or verbally convey information about the field of International Logistics and Transportation to project, event and social responsibility activities
Mode of Delivery
Daytime Class
Prerequisites and co-requisities
Recommended Optional Programme Components
Course Contents
Choosing the transportation type or transportation system related to transportation activities that come first in logistics activities, creating integrated logistics services according to transportation types, delivery and payment methods in transportation, transportation documents and obligations and responsibilities according to transportation types constitute the content of this course.
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
1Basic concepts and attitudes
2Single modal transport
3Multimodal transport
4Transport systems
5Integration in transport
6Integrated transports
7Integrated systems
8Integrated terminal systems
10Combined transport system
11Combined transport system
12Intermodal transport system
13Intermodal transport system
14Case studies of the transport system
Recommended or Required Reading
UNECE, T.C. Başbakanlık Mevzuat Bilgi Sistemi- T.C. UDH Bakanlığı İnternet Alpaslan Doğan, Kara Yolu Yük Taşımacılığı, Beta Yayınları, 2014.ISBN: 9786053330929
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
Midterm Examination1100
End Of Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
Final Examination1100
Term (or Year) Learning Activities40
End Of Term (or Year) Learning Activities60
Language of Instruction
Work Placement(s)
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesNumberTime (hours)Total Work Load (hours)
Midterm Examination111
Final Examination111
Individual Study for Mid term Examination10550
Individual Study for Final Examination1010100
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
* Contribution Level : 1 Very low 2 Low 3 Medium 4 High 5 Very High
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