Bachelor in Logistics Engineering


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Program Description

Introduction to Logistics Engineering

The hamburger you buy, those new jeans, a car; all products are preceded by major logistical processes. The complexity of these processes and the relationships between manufacturing, warehousing and distribution demands intelligent creation of networks.

As a Logistics & Engineering student, you’ll learn to evaluate logistical processes and consequently come up with new process designs, improvements, and implement these designs and improvements. Within your work, you are mainly focussed on optimizing supply chains internally, and hence work as problems arise on project basis.

Some topics you’ll learn about in this study programme:

  • Smart warehousing is a guarantee for high customer service.
  • Intelligent production processes lead to cost savings.
  • Applied information systems (WMS)
  • Operations research
  • Quick transport (same day delivery) through air, rail, road or shipping ensures that your products arrive on demand.
  • Specifying logistical needs for IT department

Are you interested in:

  • Process optimization
  • Project management
  • Figures and calculations
  • Affinity to IT
  • Consultancy
  • Applied information systems (WMS)

Then you might fit to Logistics Engineering!

Why Logistics at Fontys Venlo?

  • Venlo is one of the major logistical hotspots in the Netherlands and Europe. Within the region, an ever-growing demand exists for highly qualified logistics employees.
  • Local government invests in and facilitates the logistics sector.
  • We have over 30 years of experience – leading to a network of more than 3000 alumni regional and international!
  • Outstanding contacts to companies: very good career and internship opportunities!
  • Head office of European Logistics Club (ELC) and Logistics Knowledge Centre NL located in Venlo
  • Strategic partnerships (Logistics Management, Logistics Engineering) with partners in Denmark, Finland and Germany: chance to get to know 3 countries within study programme.
  • Within a one hour drive 30 million consumers in reach (many global players)

Career Prospects

Being a Logistics Management student gives you different professional perspectives. Here a number of jobs you could work in:

  • Supply Chain Manager
  • Intra Logistics Process Manager
  • Distribution Network Designer
  • Head of Purchasing
  • Team Leader Warehouse Operations
  • Consultant
  • Process Manager
  • Business Developer
  • Operations Manager
  • Synergy Manager
  • Head of Customs Department

Admission Requirements

As a prospective Bachelor's student, you must have a diploma in higher secondary education that is equivalent to Dutch standards. In order to be admitted to Fontys University of Applied Sciences students must be eligible for higher education through a diploma of secondary education / high school diploma with good results. This means:

  • For Dutch students: VWO-, HAVO- or MBO-diploma
  • For German students: Fachabitur or Abitur (Fachhochschulreife or Allgemeine Hochschulreife)
  • For students of other nationalities: senior high school diploma/ GCE or equivalent, e.g. the British GCE A-levels or GCSE grades A, B or C, International Baccalaureate, the French Baccalaureate or the American High School (top stream or plus 1-year college)

Besides your diploma, please provide additional academic qualifications if available (especially in the fields of mathematics and economics). E.g. additional courses, workshops, projects, participation in competitions.

Last updated Sep 2020

About the School

Fontys provides education and research. As a broad-based university, we are the largest public knowledge institute in the southern Netherlands.

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