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TLMT603 - Strategic Intermodal Transportation

Course Details

Course Code: TLMT603 Course ID: 2699 Credit Hours: 3 Level: Graduate

This course examines the United States and worldwide commercial freight transportation systems, with an emphasis on international intermodal surface transportation. Modal/intermodal economic and operating characteristics will be surveyed, along with cost, pricing, and regulation of transportation services. In addition, students will be introduced to electronic data interchange (EDI) in commercial transportation and the use of computer software applications in transportation management—all with the goal of providing students with an in-depth understanding of the principles of intermodal transportation systems, a grasp of transportation terminology, and the interrelationship between the Defense Transportation System (DTS) and the global commercial transportation infrastructure.

Course Schedule

Registration Dates Course Dates Session Weeks
03/30/20 - 09/04/20 09/07/20 - 11/01/20 Summer 2020 Session D 8 Week session
04/27/20 - 10/02/20 10/05/20 - 11/29/20 Fall 2020 Session B 8 Week session
05/25/20 - 10/30/20 11/02/20 - 12/27/20 Fall 2020 Session I 8 Week session
06/29/20 - 12/04/20 12/07/20 - 01/31/21 Fall 2020 Session D 8 Week session
07/27/20 - 01/01/21 01/04/21 - 02/28/21 Winter 2021 Session B 8 Week session

Current Syllabi

At the conclusion of this course, you should be able to:

  1. Summarize the principles of intermodalism in modern transportation systems
  2. Explain the impact of geography on transportation systems
  3. Extrapolate the impact of globalization, regulation and technology on intermodalism
  4. Compare military intermodal and commercial best practices
  5. Explain infrastructure and public/private sector effects on intermodalism
  6. Categorize the key economic components of intermodalism
  7. Explain the relationship of transportation, energy and environment
  8. Summarize the importance of modes and terminals
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Previous Syllabi

Not current for future courses.