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BA 278 - Transportation and Logistics

Credit Hours: 3
Contact Hours: 3
Prerequisites/Other Requirements: None

English Prerequisites: None

Math Prerequisites: None

Corequisites: None
Description: This course provides an overview of transportation and its relationship to global trade and the economy.  Cost and pricing concepts are explored in the context of a competitive industry. The role and value of third-party logistics providers (3PL) is examined to illustrate insource/outsource decision-making for short-term competitive or long-term strategic advantage. Students consider product, service, and cost characteristics as decision variables in mode selection and learn a wealth of transportation/logistics terminology and concepts.

Department Consent: No Department Consent Required
General Education Distribution Category Met: None

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