Logistics is the movement of supplies, material, and people from one place to another to satisfy a customer requirement. It is warehousing, transportation, inventory management, quality control, purchasing, asset management, forecasting, and operations management, and more. All businesses use logistics to move or store their goods, services and related information.
There are logistics requirements in every city of every state in the United Steates as well as a vast global requirement. Logistics is one of the 50 fastest growing career fields. (U.S. News and World Report) If you are interested in a career that is demanding and gets involved in the planning, purchasing and moving of goods and services, logistics is for you.
- Logistics Industry Day brings students face to face with logistics industry companies.
- Custom Brokerage course opens up a new world of import and export trade regulations.
- Supply chain simulations that expose students to challenges of product distribution.
- Internship with a local company allows you to apply classroom learning to the real world.
Career Areas and Employment Positions
Dispatcher, freight agent, export specialist, traffic manager, inbound scheduler, transportation equipment manager, distribution coordinator, driver, manager, intermodal operations specialist, transportation manager
Operations supervisor, warehouse foreman, receiving clerk, warehouseman, quality control clerk, shipping coordinator, distribution center manager
Import analyst, export specialist, import agent, broker, import coordinator, import manager, director of global transportation
Assembly supervisor, production supervisor, loss prevention manager, quality assurance director, master production scheduler, production group leader, supervisor manufacturing
Buyer, purchasing coordinator, commodity manager, sourcing manager, senior materials manager, senior supply planner, purchasers, supply clerks, vendor development specialist, supply manager, director of supply chain management, director of supply chain solutions, inventory analyst, director of strategic sourcing
Logistics and Supply Chain Management