Undergraduate | TAS-JNB364 | 2024
International Freight Management
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- 14 weeks
- 26 Feb 2024
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International Freight Management
About this subject
Upon successful completion of this subject, the student should be able to:
- Explain the primary freight forwarding functions undertaken in international logistics
- Discuss the importance of multi-modal freight transport in international trade and supply chains
- Evaluate the economic, social, political, legal, technological and environmental issues affecting international freight transportation performance
- Develop strategies to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of managing international freight
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This subject develops students’ knowledge and capabilities in managing the complex international freight system. The subject familiarises students with the various actors and activities involved in managing international freight, with specific focus on freight forwarding and intermodal freight transport. Students are able to gain insights into freight forwarding operations and the day-to-day practical issues that go with the profession. In addition, this subject comprehensively covers the issues related to intermodal freight, a critical component of seamless transport essential for container-based supply chains. The subject explores how emerging issues such as technological, legal and environmental factors affect freight movement, and discusses different technological capabilities and solutions for improving freight management performance.
- Online Quiz (15%)
- Examination - Take Home (40%)
- Essay - International freight shipment (35%)
- Short Essay - Transport system examination (10%)
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