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TLMT352 - Distribution Systems

Course Details

Course Code: TLMT352 Course ID: 3334 Credit Hours: 3 Level: Undergraduate

This course addresses the principles and practices of transportation and its role in the distribution process. Topics include the physical transportation system of the United States and its performance; carrier responsibilities and services; economic and legal bases of rates, freight classification and tariffs; public policy regarding regulation; and transportation issues and problems.

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, students will fulfill the following Learning Objectives (LO):

  1. Evaluate intermodal transportation's role in distribution.
  2. Analyze technology’s role in transportation (EDI, RFID, other innovations).
  3. Contrast the role of transportation intermediaries (freight forwarders, customs brokers, 3PLs).
  4. Defend the role of the warehouse in today’s supply chain.
  5. Report examples of strategies that promote distribution efficiency.
  6. Explain cyclical economic forces in relation to the transportation industry.
  7. Describe the effect of government regulation on the transportation industry.
  8. Justify the Green Supply Chain’s role in promoting sustainability.

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Book Title:To find the library e-book(s) req'd for your course, please visit to locate the eReserve by course #.
Author: No Author Specified
Book Title:Excellence in Warehouse Management-E-book available in the APUS Online Library
Publication Info:Lib
Author:Emmett, Stuart
Unit Cost:$52.92

Previous Syllabi

Not current for future courses.