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Show knowledge and skills for the coordination of the departments of purchasing, supply, production and distribution of a product to any company, analyzing different types of techniques
Operationalize the storage of goods, through computer applications of logistics management
Show knowledge of the organization of maritime, land, air and multimodal transporte, customs management and international trade in order to manage and / or contract transporte
Show knowledge of the ship and its recruitment for use as a means of transporte for both goods and people, in an environment of sustainability and respect for the environment
Select and use quantitative instruments for decision making and contrasting economic hypotheses
Acquisition of the necessary knowledge to understand the structure, organization and operation of the land transporte system and intermodality: current situation, trends, general principles of the regulation of the sector, main agents, etc.
The TecnoCampus will make available to teachers and students the digital tools needed to carry out the course, as well as guides and recommendations that facilitate adaptation to the non-contact mode.
The classroom (physical or virtual) is a safe space, free of sexist, racist, homophobic, transphobic and discriminatory attitudes, either towards students or teachers. We trust that together we can create a safe space where we can make mistakes and learn without having to suffer the prejudices of others.
G2. Be autonomous in the aspect of personal planning, the selection of appropriate resources and the maturity to assume responsibilities in decision-making in the field of land transporte.
G3. Make decisions in the professional and personal field, applying the knowledge and techniques acquired in the content of the course.
G5. Communicate appropriately, both in writing and orally, ideas, projects, rules, and decisions by properly and timely handling the diversity of media available.
E.2. Demonstrate oral and written communication skills in the field of logistics and land transporte.
E.5. Shows knowledge of the organization of land transporte and intermodality, customs management and international trade in order to manage and / or contract transporte.
E.7. Shows knowledge about land transporte modes and their procurement for use as a means of transporte for both goods and people, in an environment of sustainability and respect for the environment.
Item 1. General aspects of transporte
Modes of transporte
Entities and companies
Transport policy in Spain
European transporte policy
Subject 2. Evaluation and management of the transportes
Item 3. Road transporte
Road transporte infrastructures and networks
Regulation of road transporte
Characteristics of road transporte
Auxiliary and complementary activities
Item 4. The transporte of goods by road
Evolution of supply and demand
Characteristics of road freight transporte
The commercial contract
Item 5. The international transporte of goods by road
International legal framework
International transporte of goods
Customs traffic and TIR regime
Item 6. Rail transporte
Railway facilities and equipment
The Spanish railway network
Regulation of rail transporte
Rail transporte of passengers and goods
Item 7. Urban transporte
Transport in the urban environment
Sustainable Urban Mobility Plans
Topic 8. Intermodal transporte
General aspects of intermodal transporte
Combined road-rail transporte
Terrestrial maritime interface
• Case study and debate: Dynamics that starts from the study of a case, which serves to contextualize the student in a specific situation.
• Evaluation questionnaires: different questionnaires will be carried out to consolidate the knowledge acquired during the course and to monitor the progress obtained by the students. To successfully pass the questionnaires, the student must review the materials and resources provided by the teacher.
• Work on land transporte companies: each one of the students will choose a company of terrestrial transporte of which will have to realize an exhaustive analysis that has to include:
- General description of the company
- Products and services
- Geographic coverage of operations
- Gender perspective
- Press release related to the company
It will consist of the continuous evaluation, with the following percentages:
• 40%: Continued avaluation
• 60%: Final exam
Continuous assessment (40% of the mark):
It is compulsory for all students enrolled in the subject. This evaluation will consist of carrying out:
- Test-type questionnaires at the end of each of the topics presented in class
- Individual presentation of the work on land transporte companies
Failure to submit any of the continuous assessment activities would result in a 0 in that test.
The final exam (60% of the mark):
It consists of a questionnaire with test-type questions where incorrect answers will be penalized. The questionnaire to incorporate both theoretical questions and practical exercises.
In order to perform these weights, it is an essential requirement to pass the final exam with a minimum grade of 4.5 points. Otherwise, it must be submitted for recovery.
Attendance at 80% of classes is mandatory. Students who do not comply with the attendance program, the maximum mark they can obtain in the continuous assessment will be 3 points.
The recovery is aimed only at students who have failed the subject in the ordinary call. Students who have not taken the regular call will not be able to apply for recovery. In the recovery period, there is only the possibility of retaking the final exam (100% of the grade). In no case will the note of the continuous evaluation be saved.
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