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TLMT312 - Transportation Economics

Course Details

Course Code: TLMT312 Course ID: 3311 Credit Hours: 3 Level: Undergraduate

This course focuses on the micro and macro economic issues associated with international, national, and local transport, logistics, and other issues in the transportation industry. Topics include the economic aspects of rail, water, air, ground, and other transport modes; inventory, and supply.

Course Schedule

Registration Dates Course Dates Session Weeks
12/28/21 - 06/03/22 06/06/22 - 07/31/22 Spring 2022 Session D 8 Week session
01/25/22 - 07/01/22 07/04/22 - 08/28/22 Summer 2022 Session B 8 Week session
02/22/22 - 07/29/22 08/01/22 - 09/25/22 Summer 2022 Session I 8 Week session
03/29/22 - 09/02/22 09/05/22 - 10/30/22 Summer 2022 Session D 8 Week session
04/26/22 - 09/30/22 10/03/22 - 11/27/22 Fall 2022 Session B 8 Week session
05/21/22 - 11/04/22 11/07/22 - 01/01/23 Fall 2022 Session I 8 Week session

Current Syllabi

After successfully completing this course, the student will:

  1. Explain how the processes of transportation economics play a major role in transportation decisions of an organization.
  2. Identify value opportunities for organizations with a rational ERP implementation.
  3. Determine best practices for inventory control decisions.
  4. Define how reverse logistics can benefit a company.
  5. Describe how customer service can improve within a supply chain operation.
  6. Discuss international and domestic terms of sale.
  7. Discuss wholesale and retail transportation economics.
  8. Describe how benchmarking can be a critical aspect of performance management.
  9. Explain how a transportation economics strategy can effectively position an organization to maximize shareholder value.

Recommended Texts

Perrin, Robert. (2010) Pocket Guide to APA Style
ISBN 0618308202

Book Title:Supply Chain Financial Management: Best Practices, Tools, and Applications for Improved Performance - e-book available in the APUS Online Library
Publication Info:Lib
Author:Trent, Robert
Unit Cost:$56.31
Book Title:Various resources from the APUS Library & the Open Web are used. Please visit to locate the course eReserve.

Previous Syllabi

Not current for future courses.