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BUS 125 Contracts and Freight Claims
Credit Hours:  3
Effective Term: Fall 2018
SUN#: None
AGEC: None
Credit Breakdown: 3 Lectures
Times for Credit: 1
Grading Option: A, B, C, D, F
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Description: Study of the considerations involved in the drafting and negotiation of freight and logistics contracts, and of loss avoidance and mitigation in transit. Includes legal and regulatory requirements applicable to contracts for product transportation, and logistics functions and considerations for drafting and negotiating contracts with freight carriers, warehouse workers and other logistics service providers. Also includes customer satisfaction, claim preparation, filing procedures, and claim dispute resolution.


Prerequisites: None

Corequisites: None

Recommendations: None

Measurable Student Learning Outcomes
1. (Analysis Level) Analyze how losses occur in transit. (CSLO #3)
2. (Application Level) Prepare freight claims. (CSLO #3)
3. (Comprehension Level) Explain procedures for filing freight claims. (CSLO #3)
4. (Analysis Level) Examine and explain how claims impact customer satisfaction. (CSLO #4)
5. (Application Level) Employ freight claim dispute processes. (CSLO #1)
6. (Analysis Level) Analyze contracting needs in the supply chain. (CSLO #1)
7. (Analysis Level) Outline and explain the legal and regulatory requirements of logistics. (CSLO #4)
contracting.
8. (Analysis Level) Analyze types of freight and logistics contracts and their provisions. (CSLO #3)
9. (Evaluation Level) Evaluate freight and logistics contract provisions. (CSLO #3)
Internal/External Standards Accreditation
None