Catalog 2016-2017 
    Nov 19, 2018  
Catalog 2016-2017 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

TLM 305 Legal Concepts for Transportation and Logistics Management

5 credits
This course outlines the legal issues and concepts germane to the Transportation and Logistics field, including contracts, liability, torts, insurance requirements, jurisdiction, environmental and security regulatory compliance, mediation, and legal remedies.

Prerequisites: TLM 301  and admission to the BASTLM program.

Quarters Offered: Winter

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

  • Determine legal rights and responsibilities of firms involved in the movement of goods, including liability, tracking, delivery, stowage, packing, demurrage, and despatch
  • Determine legal rights and responsibilities of firms involved in sales, maintenance, purchase, or disposal of vehicles, including product safety recalls and retrofits, warranty obligations and repair compliance, and environmental protection mandates
  • Analyze the liability and responsibility chain for an international intermodal shipment
  • Identify the process for legal remedies in the case of damaged shipments, liability claims, or employment matters
  • Discuss relevant legal concepts and terminology