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Course Details

Course Code: TLMT611 Course ID: 2701 Credit Hours: 3 Level: Graduate

This course provides an understanding of leading-edge logistics management, as well as principles and techniques available to achieve optimum operational efficiencies. Topics include: development of logistics, logistical economic significance, the importance of logistics management in transportation operations, application of supply chain management concepts, role of information systems, elements and management of global logistics, distinctions and characteristics of international versus domestic logistics, global transportation options, traffic management, global transportation decision-making, management of inventory costs, measurement and control of integrated logistics systems, and development of effective world-wide logistics strategies.

Course Schedule

Registration Dates Course Dates Session Weeks
11/30/20 - 04/30/21 05/03/21 - 06/27/21 Spring 2021 Session I 8 Week session
12/28/20 - 06/04/21 06/07/21 - 08/01/21 Spring 2021 Session D 8 Week session
01/25/21 - 07/02/21 07/05/21 - 08/29/21 Summer 2021 Session B 8 Week session
02/22/21 - 07/30/21 08/02/21 - 09/26/21 Summer 2021 Session I 8 Week session
03/29/21 - 09/03/21 09/06/21 - 10/31/21 Summer 2021 Session D 8 Week session

Current Syllabi

After successfully completing this course, you will be able to

  1. Operationalize perspectives on the evolution of logistics development.
  2. Appraise the role of transportation as the core of logistics.
  3. Differentiate Supply Chain Management’s role in the integration of separate logistics functions domestically and globally.
  4. Evaluate the role of metrics and measurement of logistics.
  5. Cite examples of global logistics strategies.
  6. Construct strategies for Logistics Effectiveness.
  7. Categorize the role of disaster logistics in the modern, virtual enterprise.
Book Title: Global Logistics and Supply Chain Management, 2nd ed.
Author: Mangan, Lalwani, Butcher and Javadpour
Publication Info: Wiley
ISBN: 9781119998846

Book Title:Various resources from the APUS Library & the Open Web are used. Please visit to locate the course eReserve.*

Previous Syllabi

Not current for future courses.