Chapter 10 Transportation—Managing the Flow of the Supply ChainLearning ObjectivesAfter reading this chapter, you should be able to do the following:Explain the role transportation plays in the supply chain.Discuss the service and cost characteristics of the primary transportation modes.Discuss the key activities involved in transportation planning and execution.
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LearningObjectives (cont.)After reading this chapter, you should be able to do the following:Explain current transportation management strategies used to improve supply chain performance.Use service and cost metrics to analyze transportation performance.Describe how information technology supports transportation planning and execution.