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Freight Business

Commodities, fruits, milk, and more need to be moved from one place to another and it's an exciting process to learn about! You might find a new career path for yourself if you explore what goes on behind the scenes, from inception to completion.

Age Group

11 - 14

Grade Level: 

Middle School

Total Hours

15 hours

Course Modules

• Cho Is Inquisitive About His Friend’s New Cell Phone • Liza- The Logistician • Hands-on “ Box Bus and Truck” • The Commercial Pilot • Hands-on “Paper Tube Airplanes” • A Ship Captain • Hands-on “Cardboard ship” • Logistics Engineer • Hands-on “Let's Get It There Fast” • Freight Handler • Hands-on “Product Delivery” • Supply Chain Manager • Hands-on “What Is a Supply Chain”? • The Freight Forwarders • Hands-on “Let’s Export and Import”

Learning Outcomes

• Gain an understanding of transportation logistics and its importance in various industries. • Explore different career options within the logistics field, such as freight business, logistics engineering, and supply chain management. • Develop knowledge of key concepts and vocabulary related to logistics, including freight handling, shipping methods, and supply chain operations. • Acquire practical skills through Hands-on activities, such as building models of transportation vehicles and conducting product delivery simulations. • Gain insight into the daily responsibilities, challenges, and potential salaries of various logistics careers. • Engage in scenario• based learning and quizzes to apply knowledge, problem• solve, and make informed decisions related to logistics and transportation.

Course Elements

• Quizzes • Video Quests • Video Scenarios • Hands-on Activities • Downloadables • Videos

Course Overview

Have you ever seen ships and trains carrying goods from one place to another? Who is responsible for transporting those goods? Commodities, fruits, milk, and more need to be moved from one place to another and it's an exciting process to learn about!

This course includes:

4 Quizzes
5 Video Quests
4 Video Scenarios
5 Hands-on Activities
3 Downloadables

Related careers:

Freight Business Manager
Logistics Engineer
Supply Chain Manager

Skills you will gain:

Thinking skills
Cognitive skills
Observation skills

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Client Reviews

My son was always curious about how goods are transported around the world, and this course gave him a comprehensive understanding of the entire process. The handson activities and videos helped him retain the information, and he had a great time learning about the freight business. Highly recommend it! Lim L.

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