SCM 330 Transportation Management
Strategic role of freight transportation systems and services in supply chain networks. This course develops an understanding of the strategic role of freight transportation systems in supply chain networks for both domestic and global freight. Emphasis is given to the components of transportation systems, including their technological features, operational processes, and cost conditions, the buyer-seller channels for acquiring transportation services, and the strategic and tactical alternatives for transport procurement. The course addresses the development of the global transportation system, transportation regulation, the modes of transportation and how they interface, shipper issues, and the future in transportation.