SCL Course: Principles of Transportation Management

Event Details
  • Date/Time:
    • Tuesday November 5, 2019 - Thursday November 7, 2019
      8:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Location: Georgia Tech Savannah
  • Phone:
  • URL: https://pe.gatech.edu/savannah-campus
  • Email:
  • Fee(s):
    Please see course registration page
  • Extras:
Contact

info@scl.gatech.edu

Summaries

Summary Sentence: This course prepares students in the basics of transportation operations and analysis.

Full Summary: This course prepares students in the basics of transportation operations and analysis.  The course includes review of the key elements of transportation such as: modes of transportation, transportation procurement, cost minimization techniques, the role of ports in global logistics, and international trade terms.  The course also will discuss emerging trends in North American transportation markets, emerging techniques, and greenhouse gas emissions reduction.

COURSE DESCRIPTION

This course prepares students in the basics of transportation operations and analysis.  The course includes review of the key elements of transportation such as: modes of transportation, transportation procurement, cost minimization techniques, the role of ports in global logistics, and international trade terms.  The course also will discuss emerging trends in North American transportation markets, emerging techniques, and greenhouse gas emissions reduction.

WHO SHOULD ATTEND

This course is designed for Supply Chain Managers, Distribution Managers, Transportation Planners, Transportation Clerks, Transportation Analysts, and Transportation Managers and learners seeking to enter these roles.  Supply chain professionals from other domains will also benefit through gaining insights into transportation operations.

HOW YOU WILL BENEFIT

Upon completion of this course, you will be able to:

  • Understand the characteristics and best use of specific transportation modes
  • Apply transportation cost analysis techniques
  • Understand the multimodal role of ports in global trade
  • Identify and apply best practices in transportation procurement
  • Understand how to minimize transportation costs through consolidation techniques
  • Understand the role of Incoterms in global trade
  • Understand emerging techniques in logistics including techniques to reduce greenhouse gas emissions in logistics

WHAT IS COVERED

  • Comparison of characteristics of alternative transportation modes
  • Components of Port Logistics systems
  • Best practices in transportation procurement
  • Application of practical transportation cost analysis techniques
  • INCOTERMS purpose, types, and use
  • Greenhouse gas emission generation in logistics and mitigation strategies
  • New business models in logistics enabled by emerging technologies

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Additional Information

In Campus Calendar
Yes
Groups

H. Milton Stewart School of Industrial and Systems Engineering (ISYE), The Supply Chain and Logistics Institute (SCL)

Invited Audience
Public
Categories
Career/Professional development
Keywords
distribution, sourcing, Transportation
Status
  • Created By: Andy Haleblian
  • Workflow Status: Published
  • Created On: Mar 8, 2019 - 2:57pm
  • Last Updated: Oct 8, 2019 - 9:55am