Course

Logistics and Transportation Management


Logistics management is the art of getting materials from here to there. It includes transporting products through modes such as truck, rail, and air. This course will discuss the history of teach mode, including the oldest form of transportation, water. Government oversight and regulation of transportation will be covered, as well as the deregulation of transportation that occurred in the 1980s. What are the best methods of transport for local shipments? What about transport to other parts of the world? Each transportation mode has its own set of advantages and disadvantages, which will be covered in this course.

It is highly recommended that students take "Evolving Role of Supply Chain Manager" as the first course prior to taking this course.

Learning Objectives

  • Identify the various modes of transportation and their advantages
  • Recognize international shipping terms used in the industry
  • Review key elements of transportation law and deregulation


Topics Covered
  • History and evolution of logistics
  • Modes of transportation
  • Costs of transportation
  • Class and commodity rates
  • Transportation law and deregulation
  • Internal logistics and global supply chains
  • Leading technology and trends in logistics
  • Sections Open for Enrollment:

    Open Sections and Schedule
    Start / End Date Units Location Cost Instructor
    03-14-2020 to 04-11-2020 3.0 CLASSROOM $750

    Sudarshan K Bahl

    Enroll

    Schedule

    Date: Start Time: End Time: Meeting Type: Location:
    Sat, 03-14-2020 8:00 a.m. 3:00 p.m. Classroom with Online Materials SANTA CLARA
    Sat, 03-21-2020 8:00 a.m. 3:00 p.m. Classroom with Online Materials SANTA CLARA
    Sat, 03-28-2020 8:00 a.m. 3:00 p.m. Classroom with Online Materials SANTA CLARA
    Sat, 04-04-2020 8:00 a.m. 3:00 p.m. Classroom with Online Materials SANTA CLARA
    Sat, 04-11-2020 8:00 a.m. 3:00 p.m. Classroom with Online Materials SANTA CLARA

    Course Inquiry

    Ask us any questions you may have about this course.

    Contact Us
    Speak to a student services representative.

    Call (408) 861-3860

    Envelope extension@ucsc.edu