Areas of Focus
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.
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.
Participants receive a course notebook.
No prerequisites. This course is part of the Supply Chain Management (SCM) Certificate.
Standard: $1,950.00, Alumni/Org Discount: $1,755.00, Certificate: $1,618.50 (cost of each course when signing up for and paying for a multi-course certificate program).
First time attendees pay the listed Course Fee. If you are a returning student of the Supply Chain & Logistics Institute (SCL) courses (or are active/retired military), you will receive a 10% discount when you enter the coupon code SCL-Alum on the "Check Out" page. If you register and pay for all required courses in a Supply Chain & Logistics certificate in one single transaction, you can receive a discount of 17% off each course by entering the coupon code SCL-Cert on the "Check Out" page. There are also discounts available for multiple-team member registrations or to members of certain organizations.
Discounts cannot be combined. For questions, call 404-385-8663 or send us an email prior to registration
The program fee for LIVE courses (non-online) includes continental breakfasts, lunches, breaks, parking, internet access, and all classroom materials.
If the Supply Chain & Logistics Institute must cancel a program, registrants will receive a full refund. Georgia Tech, however, cannot assume the responsibility for other costs incurred. Due to program enrollment limits, early registration is encouraged. Registrations will be acknowledged by a letter of confirmation from Professional Education.
On the first day, please check in at least 30 minutes before the class start time.
Every effort is made to present the course as advertised herein; however, circumstances may make it necessary to alter the schedule and/or presenters.