Transportation and Distribution Plannning and Management


Course name Transportation and Distribution Plannning and Management
Institution Georgia Tech, Supply Chain & Logistics Institute
Location USA, Georgia
Language English
Contact information

Dr. Ramudhin, Donald Ratliff

(404) 385-3501

Kathryn Raley

(404) 894-2343


Course objective

-Develop transportation and distribution strategies to support business strategies

-Understand basic transportation physics throughout the supply chain

-Optimize last mile and long haul transportation planning

-Design supply chain networks to optimize transportation costs and service

-Determine how to optimize routes and schedules

-Better manage total transportation spending

-Analyze tradeoffs between transportation costs and customer service levels

-Determine how to measure and improve transportation performance

-Understand and manage variability that impacts transportation

Sector Private
General course topics Transportation/distribution
Specific course topics

-Transportation and distribution fundamentals

-Delivery costs and strategies

-Modeling carbon emissions

-Long haul and international transportation

-Reducing transportation cost

-Transportation and distribution technology

-Network design fundamentals

-Supply chain design strategy and technology

-Transportation and distribution trends and innovation

Total time commitment 30
Focus commodity Any or other commodity
Accredited No
Accredited by N/A
Certificate name Certificate
Degree name Participants who complete multiple SCL courses can qualify for the Supply Chain & Logistic Certificate.
Attendance mode In-person
Attendance description

in class

Incentives No
Incentives description


Audience Other
Pre-requisites No
Pre-requisites description


Course fee $3,575
Course fee description

The program fee includes continental breakfasts, lunches, breaks, and all classroom materials

Discount available Yes
Discount description

A discount is applicable to:

-SCL Alumni (anyone who has attended a SCL course): $3100

-CSCMP (Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals), AST&L, INFORMS, NASSTRAC, WERC and the Atlanta Supply Chain Leadership Council. : $3100

-Certificate Price: $2800

Course included in analysis No
Additional comments

To register:

Course dates: Octotber 8-10, 2013

Target Audience:

Operations managers of traffic, transportation, and/or warehousing

Supply chain engineers and analysts

Industrial engineers and systems analysts

Supply chain and logistics consultants

Transportation managers and engineers