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Logistics management is the art of getting materials from here to there. It includes transporting products through truck, rail, water, and air. We all have experienced the dramatic impacts of critical shortages such as masks and PPEs—items that could mean life or death during a pandemic.
This course will discuss the history of each mode, government oversight, and regulation of transportation, 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? We’ll cover the advantages and disadvantages of each mode.
It is highly recommended that students take "Evolving Role of Supply Chain Manager" as the first course prior to taking this course.
At the conclusion of the course, you should be able to
- Identify the various modes of transportation and their advantages
- Review key elements of transportation law and deregulation
- Recognize international shipping terms used in the industry
- Recognize how global supply chains coordinate the flow of goods and services
- Explain how supply chain decisions can impact global channel structures
- Review commonly used international shipping terminology
- 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
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|Thu, 02-23-2023||6:00 p.m.||9:00 p.m.||Live-Online||REMOTE|
|Thu, 03-02-2023||6:00 p.m.||9:00 p.m.||Live-Online||REMOTE|
|Thu, 03-09-2023||6:00 p.m.||9:00 p.m.||Live-Online||REMOTE|
|Thu, 03-16-2023||6:00 p.m.||9:00 p.m.||Live-Online||REMOTE|
|Thu, 03-23-2023||6:00 p.m.||9:00 p.m.||Live-Online||REMOTE|
|Thu, 03-30-2023||6:00 p.m.||9:00 p.m.||Live-Online||REMOTE|