TLMT201 Retail Transportation (3 semester hours)

Students in this course are introduced to the area of transportation within the logistics field to include its nature, scope, and processes. An examination of the management functions and the interrelationships among the components of operational logistics is provided. Students receive a familiarization of transportation functions within the retail industry. The various aspects of transportation are addressed within the retail supply chain to include modes of transportation, international logistics, import/export, regulations, customer management (selection and negotiating), warehousing and inventory management, and technology. A practitioner approach is used to explore and examine processes, strategies, best practices, issues and trends in retail transportation. This course is for those seeking retail opportunities in transportation management and supervisory opportunities.