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Transportation and Freight Forwarding

Course length

This course is two-weeks long.

Marks overview

  • LE1 15%
  • LE2 15%
  • LE3 15%
  • Daily activities 10%
  • Mid-term exam 20%
  • Final exam 25%

Textbooks

Learning Exercise

1

2

3

Videos to watch

Logistics

Air Transportation

Large objects

Road Transportation

Water Transportation

Railroad Transportation

Pipeline

Port

Other resources

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Day 1

Learning Objectives

  • Understand the role that transportation has in supply chain management
  • Analyse the 5 modes of transportation
  • Describe each mode of transportation
  • Explain the Incoterms 2020

Index

  • Chapter 11 — Supply Chain Management
  • Chapter 13 (pp. 318-320) — Introduction to Materials Management

Day 2

Learning Objectives

  • Legal types of Carriage
  • Outsource Transportation Logistics
  • Modal Selection
  • Carrier Selection
  • Total Cost Concept

Index

  • Chapter 11 — Supply Chain Management
  • Chapter 13 (pp. 320-321, 315) — Introduction to Materials Management

Day 3

Learning Objectives

  • Shipment Preparation
  • Freight Documentation
    • bill of lading (BOL)
    • freight bill
    • freight claims form
  • In-transit visibility
  • Transportation Metrics
  • Service Quality
  • TMS

Index

  • Chapter 11 — Supply Chain Management

Recommended article

Due date

  • LE1

Day 4

Learning Objectives

  • Term of Sale
  • FOB Terms
  • Incoterrms 2020
  • Rate Negotiation

Index

  • Chapter 11 — Supply Chain Management
  • Chapter 13 (pp. 325-326) — Introduction to Materials Management

Day 5

  • Mid-term
  • Learning exercise two is due

Day 6

Learning Objectives

  • Cost of Service
  • Value of Service
  • Level of Service
  • Distance
  • Weight of shipment
  • Commodity Characteristics

Index

  • Chapter 11 — Supply Chain Management

Day 7

Learning Objectives

  • Cost of Carriage
  • Total Transportation Cost
  • TL Vs. LTL
  • LTL Vs. Parcel Carrier
  • 3PL and 4PL

3PL vs 4PL Logistics: The Layers of Logistics Explained

Definitions for LLP, 3PL, and 4PL

Index

  • Chapter 11 — Supply Chain Management
  • Chapter 12 — Supply Chain Management
  • Chapter 13 (pp. 318, 324-325) — Introduction to Materials Management

Day 8

Learning Objectives

  • Line Haul
  • Pickup & Delivery
  • Terminal handling
  • Billing and Collecting
  • Total Transportation Cost

Index

  • Chapter 13 (pp. 321-325) — Introduction to Materials Management

Day 9

  • Course review

Day 10

  • Final exam
  • LE3 is due
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