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LGM 108 - International Logistics

3 Credits, 3 Contact Hours
3 lecture periods 0 lab periods

An introduction to the role of logistics in global business. Includes the economic and service characteristics of international transportation providers, the government’s role, documentation and terms of sale used in global business, and the fundamentals of effective export and import management.

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Course Learning Outcomes
  1. Examine the role of logistics in a global environment
  2. Explain the specific functional elements involved in a global logistics process
  3. Design various transportation and logistics global networks for both
    Shippers and Carriers.
  4. Compare the value-added roles of global logistics intermediaries
  5. Define each of the 13 Incoterms (standard trade definitions most commonly used in international sales contracts)
  6. Ascertain the key role of Governments (U.S. and others) in a global economy
  7. Relate the importance of accuracy and timing of documentation in global transactions via all modes of transportation.
  8. Recognize the critical importance of cargo insurance and liability in global transactions.
  9. Compare customer aspects of international and domestic shipments.

Outline:
  1. International Logistics Environment
  2. Elements of International Logistics process
  3. Global Transportation and Logistics Networks
  4. Intermediaries
  5. Incoterms
  6. Role of Government in International Logistics
  7. Documentation and Timing
  8. Insurance
  9. Trade Agreements and Barriers (Quotas)
  10. Duties and Taxes
  11. Major US Trading Partners and Common Themes
  12. Export and Import Controls
  1. Licenses
  2. Classifications
  3. Permits

XIII. International Versus Domestic Shipments

  1. Single contact person
  2. Single invoicing
  3. Claim processing
  4. Tracking of shipments
  5. Transit times
  6. Rate quotes


Effective Term:
Fall 2016