Courses & Units

Multi-modal Freight Systems JNB362

Introduction

This unit develops knowledge and capabilities in the complex multi-modal freight system. It focuses on the components of a multi-modal freight system, which are vital to the efficient operations of the system. These include the physical base of transport in one freight movement such as infrastructure; operations and players involved in the system; associated commercial services and costs; information technology for coordination; management control of the system such as benchmarking, safety and security; and legal aspects and liability. The unit also explores how an emerging issue, environmental sustainability, affects the operation and modal-choice decision in the system.  The concept of integration of multi-modal freight systems and strategies towards integration are also discussed in order to improve performance efficiency and effectiveness of the system.

Summary

Unit name Multi-modal Freight Systems
Unit code JNB362
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School Australian Maritime College
Maritime and Logistics Management
Discipline Maritime and Logistics Management
Coordinator

Dr Peggy Chen

Teaching staff

Dr Peggy Chen

Level Advanced
Available as student elective? Yes
Breadth Unit? No

Availability

This unit is currently unavailable.

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Teaching

Teaching Pattern

On-campus: 1 x 3 hour class weekly comprising lecture and tutorial components.

Distance: Study guide and readings

Assessment

On-campus: Coursework 50%, Examination 50%

Distance: Coursework 50%, Take-home Examination 50%

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