Catalog 2016-2017 
    
    Jun 18, 2018  
Catalog 2016-2017 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

TLM 301 Introduction to Transportation and Logistics Management

5 credits
Course explores the organization and operations of the commercial transportation and logistics industry and its impact on the bottom-line of today’s modern businesses in the context of the global trading economy.

Prerequisites: Admission to the BASTLM program or instructor permission.

Quarters Offered: Fall

Student Outcomes/Competencies:
Upon successful completion of this course students will be able to:

  • Explain the historical relationship of all modes of transportation
  • Categorize the major modes of transportation, and explain the economic and environmental considerations when choosing a transportation mode for moving goods
  • Analyze the political, economic, and social trends that impact the transportations/logistics functions
  • Identify and explain import and export processes
  • Discuss the importance of regulation and policy procedures, laws, and/or measures that affect the import and export processes
  • Identify and explain impact of technology on the functions of warehouse and inventory management
  • Report current issues in the transportation industry including, but not limited to, security issues and policy considerations
  • Explore career opportunities within the transportation/logistics industry
  • Prioritize technologies and issues that will shape the future of transportation and logistics
  • Communicate research findings verbally and by writing