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Logistics I - SCMT 310

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Course Description

Transportation and logistics offers support to the complete cycle of material flow, from purchase to internal control, planning and control of work-in-process, purchasing, shipping, and distribution of the finished product. Whether it is by air, rail, road, water, cable or pipeline, the mode of transportation should lead to efficient and effective transportation of material through the supply chain. This course introduces you to the basic concepts of transportation and logistics. You will examine the holistic concept of how transportation and logistics support SCM, forecasting, inventory management and the planning process, and the physical flow of goods and services in the supply chain. The concepts of intermodal transportation via land, rail, water and air will be investigated.

Credits: 3

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