SCM.266 Freight Transportation


Class Info

Provides an in-depth introduction to the fundamental concepts and techniques related to the design, procurement, and management of freight transportation. Examines freight transportation as a bridging function for a firm, considering the physical flow of raw materials and finished goods as well as connections to suppliers and customers. Also covers how freight transportation insulates a firm's core operations from external disruptions and variability of supply and demand.

This class has SCM.260 as a prerequisite.

SCM.266 will be offered this semester (Spring 2018). It is instructed by C. Caplice and Y. Sheffi.

Lecture occurs 8:30 PM to 10:00 AM on Tuesdays and Thursdays in E51-057.

This class counts for a total of 6 credits.

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