Course detail

Logistics and Plant Transport

FSI-QLVAcad. year: 2023/2024

The course “Logistics and in-house transport” teaches students about concepts of logistics chain management, types of inter-object and in-house transport and principles of warehouse management. Students will learn the tools of business process management. Graduates of the course will gain knowledge about the methodology of planning logistic processes from the preparatory phase and system analysis to the use of modern computer tools including discrete material flow simulation. The course includes current trends in the field of business process digitization.

Language of instruction


Number of ECTS credits


Mode of study

Not applicable.

Entry knowledge

Successful completion of the course is conditional on the basic knowledge of technical mechanics, physics and mathematics.

Rules for evaluation and completion of the course

The exam is evaluated with acquired knowledge and the ability to apply them. The exam is written with a final oral interview.


The aim of the course is to familiarize the students with logistic approaches in the handling of handling and transport processes. Assessment of logistics processes and their cross-sectional functions. Possibilities of modeling of traffic handling processes.
Students will gain knowledge of logistic approaches to handling traffic-handling processes. They are able to identify appropriate logistic indicators for transport-handling systems and carry out their evaluation.

Study aids

Not applicable.

Prerequisites and corequisites

Not applicable.

Basic literature

SIXTA, Josef a Václav MAČÁT. Logistika: teorie a praxe. Brno: CP Books, 2005, 315 s. : il. ; 24 cm. ISBN 80-251-0573-3. (CS)
SIXTA, Josef a Miroslav ŽIŽKA. Logistika: metody používané pro řešení logistických projektů. Brno: Computer Press, 2009, 238 s. ISBN 978-80-251-2563-2. (CS)
BANKS, Jerry. Discrete-event system simulation. 4th ed. Upper Saddle River: Pearson Prentice Hall, 2005, xvi, 608 s. ISBN 0-13-144679-7. (EN)
LAW, Averill M. Simulation modeling and analysis. Fifth edition.; International edition. New York: McGraw-Hill Education, 2015, xviii, 776 stran, 4 nečíslované strany obrazových příloh. ISBN 978-1-259-25438-3 (EN)

Recommended reading

PERNICA, Petr. Logistika pro 21. století: (supply chain management). Díl 1. Praha: Radix, 2005, 569 s. ISBN 80-86031-59-4. (CS)
Peter Bigoš ; Juraj Ritók; Imrich Kiss. Materiálové toky a logistika. Technická univerzita (Košice, Slovensko). Strojnícka fakulta ; Prešov : Vydavateľstvo Michala Vaška ; 2002 (SK)
BIGOŠ, Peter, Imrich KISS a Juraj RITÓK. Materiálové toky a logistika II: logistika výrobných a technických systémov. Košice: Strojnícka fakulta TU, 2005, 193 s. ISBN 80-8073-263-9. (SK)
LIU, John J. Supply chain management and transport logistics. New York: Routledge, 2011, xi, 530 s. ISBN 978-0-415-61896-0. (EN)


Classification of course in study plans

  • Programme N-ADI-P Master's, 2. year of study, winter semester, compulsory

Type of course unit



26 hours, optionally

Teacher / Lecturer


1. Basic concepts, production and logistics concepts.
2. Management systems in logistics.
3. Transport between objects.
4. Internal transport.
5. Production logistics.
6. Stock management.
7. Business process management.
8. System analysis, data analysis.
9. Planning and optimization of logistics systems.
10. Methodology of assessment and selection of alternatives.
11. Modern logistics trends in the automotive industry.
12. Computer simulation of logistics systems.
13. Digital factory, industry 4.0.

Computer-assisted exercise

26 hours, compulsory

Teacher / Lecturer


1. Calculations of performance indicators of logistics systems.
2. Calculations for various logistic control systems.
3. Determination of material call-off parameters.
4. Determine the necessary number of handling devices in the specified system.
5. Design of logistic circuits and analysis of location of sites in layout.
6. Performing ABC / XYZ analyzes for the specified storage system.
7. Calculations according to methodology of industrial engineering (MTM, TPM, SMED).
8. Assessment and decomposition of a given system according to several technical parameters.
9. Material flow analyzes: VAM, SZ corner method, Gantt diagram.
10. Calculations of multicriteria analysis.
11. Testing with simulation model - material flow.
12. Simulation model testing - logistic chains.
13. Simulation model testing - complex logistic systems.