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SCL Course: Transportation and Distribution Planning

Time: 
Tuesday, 1 May 2018 - 8:00am to Thursday, 3 May 2018 - 5:00pm
Location: 
Georgia Tech Global Learning Center

Event Details

COURSE DESCRIPTION

Effective planning of transportation and distribution networks has become more complex. This is driven by increasing customer requirements, expansion of global sourcing, security and regulatory requirements, volatile fuel costs, etc. This course is focused on understanding the strategic and tactical principles, practices, and tools required to address the cost, service, capacity, and carbon emissions tradeoffs in domestic and international transportation.

WHO SHOULD ATTEND

Executives and managers who want to learn about designing and operating best-in-class transportation and distribution for their supply chain, supply chain engineers and analysts, industrial engineers and systems analysts, supply chain and logistics consultants, transportation managers and engineers, and operations managers of traffic, transportation or warehousing

HOW YOU WILL BENEFIT

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

  • Develop transportation and distribution strategies to support business strategies
  • Understand basic transportation physics throughout the supply chain
  • Optimize last mile and long haul transportation planning
  • Design supply chain networks to optimize transportation costs and service
  • Determine how to optimize routes and schedules
  • Better manage total transportation spending
  • Analyze tradeoffs between various logistics costs, customer service levels and carbon emissions
  • Determine how to measure and improve transportation performance
  • Understand how transportation carriers plan their operations and how this can impact shippers

WHAT IS COVERED

  • Transportation and distribution fundamentals
  • Delivery costs and strategies
  • Levels of planning transportation and distribution technology
  • Long haul and international transportation
  • Reducing transportation cost
  • Carrier planning and management and impacts on shippers
  • Rail tour and lecture at national planning and training center
  • Supply chain design strategy and technology
  • Network design fundamentals
  • Transportation and distribution trends and innovation
  • Modeling carbon missions

COURSE MATERIALS

Participants receive a course notebook.

COURSE PREREQUISITES

None.

CERTIFICATE INFORMATION

This course is part of the Supply Chain Management (SCM) Certificate.

PROGRAM TIMES

On the first day, please check in at least 30 minutes before the class start time.

  • First Day (8:30am-5:30pm)
  • Second Day (8:30am-5:30pm)
  • Third/Last Day (8:30am-4:30pm)
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Supply Chain & Logistics Institute
H. Milton Stewart School of
Industrial & Systems Engineering
765 Ferst Drive, NW, Suite 228
Atlanta, GA 30332
Phone: 404.894.2343