Block Lecture 2018: Land Transport Management

During 22 January – 5 April 2018, Prof. Dr. Nyoman Pujawan, Head of Logistics & Supply Chain Management Laboratory and Head of Graduate Programs, Sepuluh Nopember Institute of Technology, Surabaya, Indonesia will deliver the Block Lecture on “Land Transport Management” at the International College, King Mongkut’s University of Technology North Bangkok.  

Course Outline

Overview of land transport, principles of land transport, demand and supply of land transport business, process management in land transportation, operational decisions in land transportation, pricing and investment in land transport, development and future trend for international land transport, and laws and regulations.

Course Objectives

After completing the course, students will:

  • Understand the critical roles of transportation in the supply chain and in the economy
  • Understand the issues related to land transportation
  • Understand the trucking transportation processes
  • Able to do economic analysis related to trucking business
  • Able to make operational decisions related to land transportation (scheduling, routing)
  • Understand the context of outsourcing (and other business models of land transportation)
  • Understand various regulations related to land transportation
  • Abe to do risk analysis related to land transportation
  • Able to do a comprehensive case study analysis related to this topic

Text Books

Coyle, Novack, Gibson, and Bardi,Transportation: A Supply Chain Perspective, 7th ed., 2011, South-Western Cengage Learning.
Leo J. Lazarus,Truckload Transportation: Economics, Pricing & Analysis, Monument Press, 2010