Global Supply Chain Management
This course covers the various facets of international transportation of goods, including costing, foreign government regulations, U.S. maritime law and policy, and a comprehensive view of logistics in overseas marketing.
What you can learn.
- Explore ocean and air transport systems, the global distribution system, and combination carrier arrangements
- Gain an understanding of costing, freight rate negotiation, rate bureaus, and carrier associations
- Understand the interrelationship of balance of payments and commodity movement
About this course:This course covers the international transportation of goods by cost-effective methods, through analysis of the structure of ocean and air transport systems in global distribution and single-factor pricing of combination carrier shipments. Other topics include costing of transport services; freight rate negotiation; rate bureaus, carrier associations, and conferences; prudent use of independent liners; analysis of landed cost competition; foreign government regulations; U.S. maritime law, policy, and antitrust provisions; ramifications of the Code of Liner Conduct and related bilateral trade agreements; interrelationships of balance of payments and commodity movement; Export Trading Company Act of 1982; common vs. industrial carriers and trends in their use; and a comprehensive view of logistics in overseas marketing.
It is advisable that you complete the following (or equivalent) since they are prerequisites for Global Supply Chain Management.