AVSC 3200 COURSE PREVIEW
Aviation Logistics Management
Examines functional areas of supply, maintenance, transportation and services at operational, strategic and tactical levels. Covers facilities, manpower, labor relations, financial and system management, contract administration, analytical techniques and decision making. Uses a variety of case studies and examples of various transportation companies, airlines, and support groups.
Students will select the correct mode of shipping based on the 4 Rs.
- Students will explain the increased importance of logistics/freight forwarding to the global economy.
- Identify Right Time, Right Place, Right Product, Right Price
Students will explain the steps from Shipper to Consignee
- Compare Packaging, Cartage, Build and Break.
- Illustrate where Receipt of Goods and Cross Dock events take place in the supply chain
- Describe transfers from one carrier or mode to another
- Students will compare the different types of air cargo documentation
- List required information/actions needed in Automated Manifest Systems
Students will explain operational aspects of using aircraft to ship cargo
- Recognize freighter aircraft-payload range charts, fuel burn, MGTOW
- Differentiate aircraft cabin load economics - volume, gross, density, zone limits
- Students will calculate ACL (aircraft cabin load)
- Students will illustrate the operational aspects of aircraft cabin load economics
Students will illustrate how individual factors can affect scheduling
- Identify aircraft limitations
- Identify factors that should be considered in the scheduling process
- Explain the importance of careful planning and scheduling
Students will explain direct operating costs for a given scenario
- Describe day, month, year constants as they relate to cost analysis in air cargo
- Identify ACMI, fixed costs, variable costs, terminal handling, navigation, overflight in the quote process
- Students will identify cost and profit variables.
Explain factors that influence pricing and revenue
- Identify factors that influence pricing
- Explain revenue reporting
Students will examine regulations that apply to carriage of goods by air.
- Identify damages limits for international shipments
- Explain liability in international air cargo operations
- List mandatory insurance coverage for air carriers
- Students will examine different levels of operating authority
Discuss federal regulation of specific types of shipments
- Students will recognize dangerous goods shipments and applicable documents/labels
- List dangerous goods categories and hazardous classes
- Explain placement of restricted shipments on the aircraft
- Recognize ITAR shipment
Students will explain factors that influence modal choice
- Identify characteristics of perishable and cold chain air cargo
- Identify express, preferred, deferred and service level of each
- Discuss how specific needs influence modal choice
Summarize the involvement of integrated carriers in the air cargo market
- Differentiate integrated carriers, post offices, and forwarders
- Explain the relationship between integrated carriers, post offices, forwarders and the air cargo market
Students will examine globalization's effect on air cargo organizations' operations and production
- Recognize supply chain partnerships
- Illustrate the benefits of communications, performance measurement and transparency