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Transportation, Distribution, and Logistics, Grade 9 - 12, Transportation, Distribution, and Logistics, 2009

1.) Summarize purpose, rules, and regulations relative to the transportation, distribution, and logistics industry.

•  Discussing ethical and legal responsibilities for the industry
2.) Explain job opportunities related to the transportation, distribution, and logistics industries.

•  Explaining the organizational structure of companies within the fields of automotive service, automotive collision repair, diesel, aviation, marine, and power equipment technology
3.) Explain factors involved in developing an effective career plan for transportation, distribution, and logistics.

•  Demonstrating appropriate procedures for obtaining employment in the industry
Examples: job applications, résumés, interviews

4.) Apply terminology associated with transportation, distribution, and logistics industries.

5.) Demonstrate personal and environmental safety practices for transportation, distribution, and logistics industries associated with clothing; eye protection, hand protection; proper lifting techniques; hand tools; power equipment; proper ventilation; and the handling, storage, and disposal of fuels, chemicals, and materials in accordance with federal, state, and local regulations.

6.) Demonstrate technical tasks associated with the transportation, distribution, and logistics industries, including locating information in technical manuals, practicing technical writing skills, and solving mathematics problems to complete technical applications.

7.) Apply problem-solving and critical-thinking skills by organizing technical information for scripting a transportation, distribution, and logistics document.

•  Examples: work orders, technical service bulletins, flat-rate manuals
8.) Interpret technical information relating to job performance

9.) Demonstrate communication skills related to the transportation, distribution, and logistics industries.

10.) Demonstrate financial literacy competencies through real-world activities in the transportation, distribution, and logistics industries.

11.) Utilize information technology tools to access, manage, and integrate information.

•  Identifying technological advancements that enhance the industry
12.) Demonstrate leadership and teamwork skills gained through student organization activities.

13.) Demonstrate use of various types of tools and equipment used in the transportation, distribution, and logistics industries.

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