Carrier Systems OpenCourseWare: A Graduate Level Free Online Course by MIT on Carrier Systems Management

Published Dec 31, 2008

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Learn to manage and operate various carrier systems, as well as understanding their problems in this free OpenCourseWare offered by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). 'Carrier Systems' provides an in-depth look at the logistics and management of rail, roadway and plane carrier systems, with an eye on maximizing the efficiency of each. Students must have their instructors' permission to take this graduate-level course, which is ideal for those interested in transportation careers.

Carrier Systems: Course Specifics

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Carrier Systems: Course Description

When choosing a carrier system, companies must decide which network is the most cost effective, taking into consideration actual cost, transportation time and budget. Each carrier system, be it in planes, trains or automobiles, has its own distinct advantages and disadvantages. In this free OpenCourseWare provided by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)'s School of Engineering, in Cambridge, Massachusetts, students will explore different carrier systems and their networks to better understand and analyze them. Students will understand how to maximize the use and efficiency of carrier systems by learning to schedule operations, plan effective routes and determine ideal load sizes. Taught by MIT professors Cynthia Barnhart and Nigel H.M. Wilson, this OpenCourseWare provides insight into different carrier systems, including railroads and airlines, their structure and operations.

Notes, lectures and study materials are available for free online. For more information, visit the carrier systems course page.

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