Principles of Transportation Management
3 Credit Hours

Course introduces students to the overall transportation industry including history and operational characteristics of the five primary modes of transportation comprising today's transportation sector, regulations, policies, documentation, transportation strategies and transportation pricing. The course will discuss FMCSA, FMCSR, CSA, Performance Measures and Planning, Equipment overview, and terminal management from a motor carrier perspective. Course allows students to understand the key role transportation plays in domestic & world economies and establishing supply chain efficiency and effectiveness.