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TLM 304 Domestic and International Freight Management

5 credits
This course focuses on an in-depth study of a wide range of transportation issues facing managers from the perspectives of both carriers and users, in the various modes and in inter modal settings, in today’s global economy. Current US and international transportation issues, including strategies, financing, achieving sustainable competitive advantage, government policies and promotion as well as security aspects, are reviewed and analyzed from a supply chain perspective.

Prerequisites: TLM 301 ECON 310 , and admission to the BASTLM program.

Quarters Offered: Spring

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

  • Identify and explain the operating and the economic characteristics of domestic and international freight services
  • Critique the issues and impacts of domestic and international freight policies on individual businesses, industry, and economies
  • Formulate and discuss potential solutions to real and hypothetical issues/managerial challenges