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Principles of Transportation, Distribution, and Logistics (TDL)
Instructor
Mr. Dotson
Phone
817-598-2847
Campus
NGC/ Room# C114
E-mail
[email protected]
Welcome! I am excited you are in my class! Thank you for being here!
TDL course description:
Introduction. In Principles of Transportation, Distribution, and Logistics,
students gain knowledge and skills in the safe application, design, production,
and assessment of products, services, and systems. This knowledge includes the
history, laws and regulations, and common practices used in the logistics of
warehousing and transportation systems. Students should apply knowledge and
skills in the application, design, and production of technology as it relates to the
transportation, distribution, and logistics industries. This course allows students to
reinforce, apply, and transfer their academic knowledge and skills to a variety of
interesting and relevant activities, problems, and settings
Goals:
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Definition of TDL

Careers in TDL (land, air, and sea)

Airline industry

Trucking Industry

Maritime Industry

Railroad Industry

Pipeline Industry

Logistics

Safety in the Workplace/shop and Hazardous materials training

Teamwork

Warehouses and Forklifts

Alternative Energy

Small Engine

Basic Hand tools and safety

TDL Field Trip

Hands-on projects and activities (solar car kit, soap box derby car)
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Requirements and fees:
This course is set up so students can produce hands on projects that reinforce
learning objectives in the class. Students will need paper, pencil, ruler, calculator,
and a good attitude. Fees, depending on what projects you select will
determine the fee, more information to follow.
Grading: (skyward scale)
Daily work (50%) + Test/projects (50%) = 100% of the total grade
A
100-90
B
89-80
C
79-70
F
69-0
Makeup Work:
It is your responsibility to ask for missing assignments. 20% off for each day it is
late. Projects may be turned in early; however, they will not be accepted after
the due date unless you experienced extenuating circumstance.
Tutorials: Times will be posted outside of classroom door.
Classroom and Lab Rules
1.
Respect others around you and the classroom equipment
2.
Be on time, and in your assigned seat when the bell rings
3.
Have all proper materials
4.
Raise your hand if you have a question, need assistance, and/or materials
5.
Follow all safety rules!
6.
Do not walk around the classroom! Stay in your assigned position.
7.
Enter the building quietly (no yelling or running)
8.
No electronic devices out unless you have permission from Mr. Dotson
9.
No “Horseplay”
Expectations for your behavior and mine

Respectful and Courteous

Positive interactions with other students

Can-Do attitude toward assignments
As I mentioned before, I am excited you are here, and I believe you will enjoy
this semester in Principles of Transportation, Logistics, and Distribution.
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