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Course Overview

You have just received the latest bluetooth earpiece you purchased online from the courier company. Have you ever wondered what goes on behind the scene to get this product right to your doorstep? This module gives you an insight to the back-of-house view of logistics that made online businesses successful. These fundamentals in logistics will help you appreciate the connectedness in a product supply chain. 


It will be conducted within a duration of 30 hours with a class size of 20.





  1. This module introduces students to the basic concepts of logistics that made online businesses successful.
  2. Students will have a well-thought operations plan for an online business.

What You'll Learn

At the end of the module, students will be able to:


  • Describe the scope of the supply chain for an e-commerce product.
  • Describe the major functions (procurement, warehousing, distribution and transportation) in logistics.
  • Appreciate Information Technology and smart logistics solutions that facilitate last-mile fulfilment of a product supply chain.


Students will be assessed based on the following criteria:


  • Class Participation (individual): 10% 
  • Quizzes (individual): 30% 
  • Field Trip Reflection (individual): 20% 
  • Logistics Project (group): 40%


Completion criteria:

Students are required to:


  • Fulfill 75% of the attendance and
  • Obtain a pass mark of at least 50% upon completion of the module.

Course Schedule

Intake Info Application Period Course Duration

To be advised

To be advised

30 Hours

Contact Details

  • Ms Elaine Phay
  • Temasek Polytechnic reserves the right to alter the course, modify the scale of fee, amend any other information or cancel course with low enrolment.

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