Discuss the importance of transportation in the supply chain and in society.
Identify the five modes of transportation and discuss their operating and service characteristics.
Discuss the economics of transportation and be able to apply your knowledge to make a good transportation decision.
Identify and discuss some of the challenges you will encounter in managing transportation operations.
Be able to use multi-criteria analysis to select the right mode and carrier.
Identify and discuss the trade-offs associated with logistics total cost and value.
Discuss the role of transportation management systems and how they can help you effectively manage transportation decisions.