Course Description :

This course will introduce students to different modal and intermodal freight facilities, their operation, and types of freight movement and handling equipment, and will put them in context of a multi-modal transportation system. This course will present the role of privately owned and operated freight movement within public sector operations and management.

Specific Course Objectives :
  • Distinguish the unique and overlapping concepts and principles of freight transportation by and across modes, including moving goods by truck, rail, water, air, and across multiple modes.
  • Determine the private sector characteristics of how each mode operates for moving freight.
  • Assess the impact of moving freight on transportation systems.
  • Evaluate how public sector decisions impact the movement of goods.
  • Formulate and solve problems related to the operations of goods movement and the freight transportation system.
  • Differentiate the impacts of public and private sector decision making on freight transportation.
  • Communicate the impact of freight on the transportation system to technical and non-technical audiences.
Course Prerequisite :
CEE 3604
Hours & Credits :
3H, 3C