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Transportation Management

Overview of the unit

Unit code: BUS30003
Duration: 1 Teaching Period
Contact hours: Recommended 8 hours of study per week

About this unit

This unit introduces students to the complexities of transportation management. The management of transportation is considered in the wider context of the business activities and its interaction with the environment, considering issues of sustainability as well as efficiency.

Content

  • Important issues in domestic and global transportation
  • Transport planning and operations
  • Transport infrastructure and regulations
  • Selection of carriers and third party suppliers
  • Costing associated with transportation
  • Transportation strategies
  • Use of IT in transportation
  • Transportation needs of ports and terminal operators

This unit is found in Bachelor of Business With a Major in Logistics and Supply Chain Management.