University of Technology Sydney

210711 Global Logistics and Distribution

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New technologies, government regulation, market forces and cultural issues are constantly driving change in the way businesses operate their logistics and distribution networks globally. This subject focuses on global supply chain logistics and distribution, associated processes and practices, and highlights the unique differences compared to domestic logistic and distribution networks. Learners in this subject are exposed to drivers, economic importance and geographical issues of supply chains globally. Topics covered include modes of transportation networks, multi-modal transport including last-mile delivery, cross-border tariffs, international trade terms, packaging and customs requirements. Learners develop stakeholder management skills to work across cultural barriers and manage relationships across individuals and teams from diverse backgrounds.

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