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Principles of Transportation Management

Special Note

The course is comprised of (3) full-day online instructor-led LIVE group webinars.

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

  • 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

Course Materials

Provided

  • Online access to course material in electronic format

Required

  • Participants must provide a laptop with wireless connectivity

Course Prerequisite and Related Certificate Information

No prerequisites. This course is part of the Supply Chain Management (SCM) Certificate.

Course CEUs

This course provides for 2.10 continuing education units (CEUs).

Course Instructors

Course Times

Online/Virtual-Instructor led 

On the first day, please log in at least 15 minutes before the class start time.

  • First Day - 8:00am to 5:00pm
  • ​Second Day - 8:00am to 5:00pm
  • Third Day - 8:00am to 5:00pm

Course Fees

Standard: $1,950.00, Certificate: $1,618.50 (cost of each course when signing up for and paying for a multi-course certificate program).

Register and pay for all required courses in a Supply Chain & Logistics certificate and receive a discount of 17% off per course. Enter coupon code SCL-Cert at checkout.

All residents of the State of Georgia are eligible for a 50% discount while funds last thanks to a grant from the U.S. Department of Commerce's Economic Development Administration. Use of this discount is subject to verification of GA residency. Enter coupon code SCL-GAAIM at checkout.

If you have 3 or more participants from your organization, please contact us for volume discounts. Review coupon instructions for more information.

Discounts cannot be combined. For questions, call 404-894-2343 or send us an email prior to registration.

UPCOMING OFFERINGS*

October 24, 2023 to October 26, 2023
Virtual (Instructor-led)

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Georgia Tech Supply Chain and
Logistics Institute
H. Milton Stewart School of
Industrial & Systems Engineering
765 Ferst Drive, NW, Suite 228
Atlanta, GA 30332
Phone: 404.894.2343