Logistics & Transportation Management

A Practical Approach to Supply Chain Logistics

Powerful Tools to Teach Students to Plan, Implement, and Control Supply Chains

Logistics
& Transportation Management

It’s more than just a textbook. Clark and Gatlin’s “Logistics & Transportation Management” courseware gives students a practical look into the logic and flow of a supply chain. Students will learn the difference between supply chain and logistics; explain how logistics decisions impact organizations; think strategically about supply chain design; evaluate the end-to-end logistics plan for an organization, and more. 

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 – Introduction
Chapter 2 – Plan | Requirements and Resources 
Chapter 3 – Orchestrate | People, Processes, and Technology
Chapter 4 – Source | Plan and Orchestrate
Chapter 5 – Source | Work Processes
Chapter 6 – Transform | Plan and Orchestrate
Chapter 7 – Transform | Work Processes
Chapter 8 – Order and Fulfill | Plan and Orchestrate
Chapter 9 – Order and Fulfill | Work Processes
Chapter 10 – Return | Plan and Orchestrate
Chapter 11 – Return | Work Processes                                      Chapter 12 – Looking to the Future 

Key Learning Obectives*

Explain how logistics decisions impact the rest of an organization — financially and strategically

Identify the tactical and transactional strategies that must be used to meet the overriding strategic plan

Utilize the language and concepts of logistics and supply chain and recognize those concepts in action

Think strategically about supply chain design and how it impacts risk mitigation

Evaluate the end-to-end logistics plan for an organization

*subject to change

Key Learning Objectives*​

*subject to change

Explain how logistics decisions impact the rest of an organization — financially and strategically

Identify the tactical and transactional strategies that must be used to meet the overriding strategic plan

Utilize the language and concepts of logistics and supply chain and recognize those concepts in action

Think strategically about supply chain design and how it impacts risk mitigation

Evaluate the end-to-end logistics plan for an organization

Logistics & Transportation Management

A More Option

Engaging

Students explore the flow and logic of a supply chain and how logistics decisions impact organizations.

Helpful​

Students learn about current industry jobs that relate to the logistics topics they are learning.

Applicable

Students can apply learning to their classwork, internships, or jobs the next day.

75+ Educator Resources Included

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12 lecture slide sets (instructor and student versions)

Sample syllabus outlining course benefits and structure

Sample calendar to save prep time

Cumulative glossary for student reference

75+ Educator Resources Included

12 assignments with real-world applications

12 auto-graded chapter quizzes

12 lesson plans with prep recommendations

12 lecture slide sets (instructor and student versions)

2 exams

Sample syllabus outlining course benefits and structure

Sample calendar to save prep time

Cumulative glossary for student reference

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About the Authors

Vicki Clark, D.B.A.

Vicki Clark, D.B.A.

Vicki Clark has been teaching and doing course development in Marketing, Supply Chain, Management, and international Business courses for over 11 years. She currently teaches a variety of courses as an Adjunct for John Brown University, Bryan College, Bethel University, and Ohio Christian University. She received her Doctor of Business Administration (DBA) in Marketing from Liberty University. Prior to her transition to academia, she worked in Supply Chain for over 30 years in a number of roles for Fortune 500 companies, entrepreneurial firms, and a quasi-government agency. Dr. Clark began her logistics career as a transportation analyst, became the first Managing Director of an international freight payable company, Regional Trade Compliance Manager for the Americas, a Contract Manager, and a Program Manager, and is a Licensed Customs Broker and Six Sigma Green Belt. She is a member of the Association for Supply Chain Management (ASCM), the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP), and the Christian Business Faculty Association (CBFA).

Brad Gatlin, D.B.A.

Brad Gatlin, D.B.A.

Dr. Brad Gatlin joined the faculty of John Brown University in 2016 as Associate Professor of Management. He is currently serving as Department Chair for Undergraduate Business and Associate Dean of the Soderquist College of Business. Prior to his move to Northwest Arkansas, Dr. Gatlin served at Bryan College in Tennessee, where he held positions as Assistant Professor and Associate Dean of Adult and Graduate Studies. He has a B.S. and MBA from Bryan College and a D.B.A. in Management from Anderson University (IN).

Dr. Gatlin teaches courses in the management department including strategic management, production and operations management, and project management. He holds certifications from the Project Management Institute and is a certified Scrum Master. He is currently serving on the board of the Christian Business Faculty Association.

Winner of the 2022 SmartBrief Readers’ Choice Award

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