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