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.
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.
MGMT X 460.902 Introduction to International Business and MGMT X 460.903 Fundamentals of International Trade.