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Logistics Management

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This course provides an overview of logistics management within a supply chain operation. This includes an analysis of different modes of transportation, logistics management within the United States, and logistics management in the global market. Special emphasis is placed on transportation and fleet management elements including operations management, information technology, decision support systems, fuel savings strategies, and reverse logistics considerations.

This undergraduate-level course is 5 This course is available to take individually or To enroll, speak with an Enrollment Representative.

Course details:

Credits: 3
Continuing education units: XX
Professional development units: XX
Duration: 5

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    Modes of Transportation

    • Analyze the impact of technology on transportation planning and execution.
    • Differentiate modes of transportation available in supply chain logistics management.
    • Analyze strategies that reduce transportation costs and promote success in a competitive environment.

    Global Logistics Management

    • Describe the factors that influence logistics management across international borders.
    • Summarize the regulatory and operations factors that affect logistics management within the United States.
    • Analyze the three major factors that drive reverse logistics systems.

    Inventory Management

    • Determine how inventory costs relate to inventory decisions.
    • Determine effective inventory management strategies.
    • Describe the impact of excess inventory holding on profitability.

    Supply Chain Strategy

    • Explain how technology-based and relationship-based strategies impact supply chain logistics management.

    Role of Logistics in the Supply Chain

    • Explain how the integrated supply chain contributes to organizational efficiency and effectiveness.
    • Compare ways in which supply chain logistics contribute to economic value in the United States.
    • Explain the relationship between logistics systems and logistics cost.
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