545-0192/01 – Smart logistic (SL)

Gurantor departmentDepartment of Economics and Control SystemsCredits5
Subject guarantorIng. Pavel Staša, Ph.D.Subject version guarantorIng. Pavel Staša, Ph.D.
Study levelundergraduate or graduateRequirementCompulsory
Study languageCzech
Year of introduction2021/2022Year of cancellation
Intended for the facultiesHGFIntended for study typesFollow-up Master
Instruction secured by
LoginNameTuitorTeacher giving lectures
STA172 Ing. Pavel Staša, Ph.D.
Extent of instruction for forms of study
Form of studyWay of compl.Extent
Full-time Credit and Examination 2+2
Part-time Credit and Examination 8+8

Subject aims expressed by acquired skills and competences

The aim of the course is to acquaint students with the management and monitoring of logistics processes using RFID technologies, including flow modeling along the logistics chain to the end customer, including traceability, using smart technologies and development of logistics processes in the Industry 4.0 concept. The focus of teaching on modern information technologies and their application in the process activities of logistics (transport, production, storage, etc.). Students will learn basic knowledge in the field of informatics and logistics corresponding to the current requirements of potential employers.

Teaching methods

Project work


The main goal of the course is to acquaint students with basic knowledge in various areas of industrial logistics (with a focus on supply, transportation and storage), especially from the system concept. In each area, the basic logistical concepts, concepts and principles are explained. The content of the course focuses on the means of automatic identification, especially with regard to RFID technology. Topics related to SMART sensors and the Internet of Things will also be discussed. Students will also get acquainted with the application potential of augmented and virtual reality in the field of logistics processes.

Compulsory literature:

PAGANO, Anthony M. a Matthew LIOTINE. Technology in supply chain management and logistics: current practice and future applications. Amsterdam: Elsevier, [2020]. ISBN 978-0-12-815956-9. REYES, Pedro: RFID in the Supply Chain; McGraw-Hill Professional; 1 edition (January 21, 2011); ISBN 978-0071634977. MYERSON, Judith M.: A Guide to Selection and Implementation; Auerbach Publications; 1 edition (November 20, 2006); ISBN 978-0849330186.

Recommended literature:

HORÁK, Tomáš. Logistics in Smart Cities: Logistika ve Smart Cities. V Praze: České vysoké učení technické, [2017]. ISBN 978-80-01-06310-1. FAULIN, Javier. Sustainable transportation and smart logistics. Cambridge, MA: Elsevier, 2018. ISBN 9780128142424. RICHNÁK, Patrik a Klaudia PORUBANOVÁ. Innovation in logistics: digitalization challenges in logistics. Praha: Wolters Kluwer, 2019. ISBN 978-80-7598-627-6.

Way of continuous check of knowledge in the course of semester

presentation of semester project, written and oral exam


Pro komunikaci nad rámec prezenčně realizovaných soustředění je používán learning management systém Moodle (lms.vsb.cz), prostřednictvím kterého je umožněna komunikace nejen mezi vyučujícím a studenty, ale také mezi studenty navzájem.

Other requirements

Students prepare individual semester work, which demonstrates the skills and verify their knowledge acquired during lessons.


Subject has no prerequisities.


Subject has no co-requisities.

Subject syllabus:

1. Logistics - origin and historical development, basic concepts of logistics 2. Logistics information system. Customer order cycle. Progressive order processing systems 3. Lean manufacturing systems, JIT vs. JIS 4. Automatic identification in the logistics chain 5. RFID technology in logistics 6. EPCIS system in logistics, EPCglobal Network 7. Internet of Things and Industry 4.0 in logistics 8. Concept of Smart Cities, Smart Logistics 9. Intelligent and assistance systems in transport 10. Augmented and virtual reality in logistics 11. Inventory theory - meaning, division of inventories. Supply logistics. 12. Storage, types of storage 13. Material flow control. Disconnection point. Concept of Total Quality Management 14. Transport logistics, characteristics of basic types of transport, logistics technologies of transport, passive and active elements of logistics

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