Concentration
Major: Business

LGM4000 Transportation Systems 3 credits 5 weeks

Develops an understanding of the strategic role of freight transportation systems in supply chain networks. Emphasis is given to the components of transportation systems, including inter-modal and intra-model competition, their technological features, operational processes and cost conditions, the buyer-seller channels for acquiring transportation services, and the strategic and tactical alternatives for transport procurement.

Prerequisite:
LGM3000 Logistics Management

LGM4010 Warehousing and Terminal Management 3 credits 5 weeks

Focuses on the administration of warehouse and inventory management in logistics systems with analysis of customer service, forecasting inventory, investment, layout design, and operation.

Prerequisite:
LGM3000 Logistics Management

LGM4020 Strategic Procurement 3 credits 5 weeks

Offers special emphasis on the analysis of supply markets, supplier selection, building and maintaining key supplier relationships for long-term success, strategic planning, and use of information technology. This course develops an understanding of the strategic framework, managerial issues, and best practices related to the planning and execution of “source” processes.

Prerequisite:
LGM3000 Logistics Management

LGM3000 Logistics Management 3 credits 5 weeks

This course provides an overview of the role of logistics in business. Students examine the principles of customer service, ways to plan and manage supply chains, and steps for arranging product transportation and distribution. Students gain practical application and the ability to create logistic strategies.