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TLMT312 - Transportation Economics

Course Details

Course Code: TLMT312 Course ID: 3311 Credit Hours: 3 Level: Undergraduate

This course focuses on the micro and macro economic issues associated with international, national, and local transport, logistics, and other issues in the transportation industry. Topics include the economic aspects of rail, water, air, ground, and other transport modes; inventory, and supply.

Course Schedule

Registration Dates Course Dates Session Weeks
05/27/19 - 11/01/19 11/04/19 - 12/29/19 Fall 2019 Session I 8 Week session
06/24/19 - 11/29/19 12/02/19 - 01/26/20 Fall 2019 Session D 8 Week session
07/29/19 - 01/03/20 01/06/20 - 03/01/20 Winter 2020 Session B 8 Week session
08/26/19 - 01/31/20 02/03/20 - 03/29/20 Winter 2020 Session I 8 Week session
09/30/19 - 02/28/20 03/02/20 - 04/26/20 Winter 2020 Session D 8 Week session

Current Syllabi

After successfully completing this course, the student will:

  1. Explain how the processes of transportation economics play a major role in transportation decisions of an organization.
  2. Identify value opportunities for organizations with a rational ERP implementation.
  3. Determine best practices for inventory control decisions.
  4. Define how reverse logistics can benefit a company.
  5. Describe how customer service can improve within a supply chain operation.
  6. Discuss international and domestic terms of sale.
  7. Discuss wholesale and retail transportation economics.
  8. Describe how benchmarking can be a critical aspect of performance management.
  9. Explain how a transportation economics strategy can effectively position an organization to maximize shareholder value.

Recommended Texts

Perrin, Robert. (2010) Pocket Guide to APA Style
ISBN 0618308202

Book Title:Supply Chain Financial Management: Best Practices, Tools, and Applications for Improved Performance - e-book available in the APUS Online Library; a link is also provided in the classroom Lessons section
Author:Trent, Robert
Unit Cost:$56.31

Previous Syllabi

Not current for future courses.