spring 2024
INE-3608 Manufacturing Logistics - 5 ECTS

Type of course

The course can be taken as a single course.

Admission requirements

A relevant undergraduate Bachelor Engineering program with minimum 25 credits mathematics, 5 credits statistics, 7,5 credits physics

Application code: 9371

Course content

Definitions and terms. The supply chain. Planning and forecasting. Production scheduling. Capacity planning. Layouts. Calculating material requirements. Inventory management. ABC inventory analysis. Manufacturing concepts (MRP I, MRP II, JIT, KANBAN etc.). Flow analysis. Flow oriented and lean manufacturing. Short-term scheduling. ERP-systems.

Recommended prerequisites

INE-3600 Quality Management and Improvement

Objectives of the course

After having finished the course and passed the exam the students will have a broad knowledge and understanding of the principles and concepts related to logistics, especially internal logistics and operations within a manufacturing company. The students will also be able to understand the relations between the different processes and their importance to the profitability of a company, and know about principles, tools and systems used to develop and improve these processes.

After passing the course, students will have the following learning outcomes:

Knowledge and understanding:

  • The students will have knowledge about the logistics- and control processes in a manufacturing company, together with knowledge about principles, tools and systems to analyse, develop and perform these processes


  • The students will have the skills to analyse a manufacturing system, propose improvement schemes and manage and implement improvement projects.


  • The students will have general understanding of the significance of efficient manufacturing and rapid material flow has on the competitiveness of companies, and how this creates increased customer value.

Language of instruction and examination


Teaching methods

Concentrated classroom lectures, self studies, individual exercises, and team exercises.

Information to incoming exchange students

This course is open for inbound exchange student who meets the admission requirements. Please see the Admission requirements" section

Do you have questions about this module? Please check the following website to contact the course coordinator for exchange students at the faculty: https://en.uit.no/education/art?p_document_id=510412



Examination: Date: Duration: Grade scale:
School exam 08.03.2024 09:00
3 Hours A–E, fail F

Coursework requirements:

To take an examination, the student must have passed the following coursework requirements:

Exercises Approved – not approved
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More info about the coursework requirements

It is prepared for a total of nine exercises, seven of these are mandatory. The mandatory exercises have to be answered in writing, handed in and approved by the teacher. Submission deadlines will be specified in the task text.

Re-sit examination

A re-sit exam will be arranged for this course.
  • About the course
  • Campus: Narvik |
  • ECTS: 5
  • Course code: INE-3608
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