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2013-2014 Undergradate & Graduate Bulletin 
2013-2014 Undergradate & Graduate Bulletin [ARCHIVED PUBLICATION]

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ENGR 419 - Transportation and Logistics

Credits: 3

This course provides an overview of key concepts in supply chain management directly related to transportation and logistics. Emphasis is on the strategic importance of creating value in those areas (i.e., transportation and logistics) through the systematic study of theoretical principles in transportation management, distribution, and warehousing. The adoption of best practices including the use of third-party logistics providers (3PL) is also covered. The role of information technology to enable improvements in transportation and warehousing is reviewed. Case studies and practical examples are extensively used to illustrate how to address operational issues in transportation, distribution, and warehousing to effectively increase supply chain responsiveness and performance and improve customer satisfaction. Prerequisite(s): ENGR 305 . Lecture-Lab (ex: 3-1 means 3 hrs lecture and 1 hr lab): (3-0)

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