LOGISTICS - Полоцкий государственный университет
Logistics
Logistics
Department of Accounting and Audit, Logistics and Management

Qualification given: logistician-economist
Study period: full-time – 4 years
Traditionally, logistics is understood as the system of organization of freight delivery with the minimal expenses. Nowadays, the idea is widening, and logisticians are the specialists, who analyse all the business-processes and provide saving costs. Accomplishing such tasks requires deep knowledge in economics, customs affairs, ability to process huge amounts of info. You have to be a real strategic thinker with the whole amount of soft skills and ability to communicate. Logistics trains such specialists.
Training presupposes studying minors and basics of business management and majors devoted to the processes of transporting goods from the vendors to the manufacturers and final customers. The students learn the peculiarities of material purchase, their transporting and storing, distribution of the end product, and customs declaring procedure. They also study up modern information technology in the sphere of logistics, learn to apply the strategic approach to managing the whole supply chain and understand the circumstances of the modern business-environment, where they will compete.
You will learn
Logistics
  • to develop and introduce supply chain management strategies
  • to plan, control and manage material flows and resources
  • to plan, introduce and control the production and distribution of goods and services
  • to manage the efficiency of purchase and straighten the relationships with vendors
  • to model business-processes of transport services in terms of delivering
  • to analyse, model and design transportation and storage logistic systems
You can work at
  • storage units and operations management departments at industrial, trading, building enterprises and logistics centers
  • transportation and transportation operations process control
  • freight forwarding management
  • sales and customer service
  • improving logistic processes
  • supply chains management
  • purchasing and supply
  • e-commerce organization

Logistics
Majors
  • Marketing in Logistics Organizations
  • Operations Management
  • Logistics and Supply Chains Management
  • Purchasing Logistics
  • Distribution Logistics
  • Transport Logistics
  • Warehouse Logistics
  • Inventory Management
  • Basics of Pricing
  • Information Technologies and Systems in Logistics
  • International Logistics
  • Management of Logistics Expenses in a Supply Chain
  • Organization (Enterprise) Planning
  • Strategic Management in Logistics
  • Modeling and Design of Logistics Systems
  • Freight Forwarding