Organizations are tasked with managing complex and evolving global supply chains. International logistics is the process of planning, implementing and controlling the flow of materials, finished goods and related information across international borders. Free trade agreements are increasing the amount of international trade thus increasing the amount of activity in International Logistics. Supply Chain professionals must recognize the trade-offs in the total cost of ownership. Key issues to be considered include trade compliance, risk, security, language, time zones, culture, emerging and disruptive technologies to design a resilient supply chain. The student must ensure that international logistics activities and transactions are compliant with relevant legal, global regulatory and contractual obligations while meeting stakeholder expectations for cost, quality, time and location.
ed2go fall course registration opens August 19, 2019