BA 124 : Trucking Operations Management
Trucking Operations Management
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Contact hours total
This course provides a working knowledge of the basic regulations governing the movement of domestic cargo. Additionally, the student will understand how the various modalities of domestic and International cargo combine to move freight in the global supply chain.
1. Demonstrate a practical knowledge of the motor carrier operations including hazardous materials, insurance, liability, Bills of Lading (BOL), accident/incident response, and Motor Carrier and Department of Transportation (DOT) authority.
2. Demonstrate a practical knowledge of the motor carrier operations including interstate versus intrastate, border crossings, and individual state requirements.
3. Demonstrate a practical knowledge of the process of locating freight, trucks, and matching appropriate freight with various trailer types.
4. Demonstrate a basic knowledge of International Fuel Tax Agreement (IFTA), weight-mile tax, over-dimensional freight, and permits.
5. Demonstrate a basic knowledge of New Entrants, BOC-3 process agents, 3rdand 4th party logistics, and domestic Freight Forwarders (FF).
6. Demonstrate a basic knowledge of tariffs, customs, international FF, and Non-vessel operating common carriers (NVOCC).