The Global Logistics / Distribution Management Technology curriculum prepares individuals for a multitude of career opportunities in distribution, transportation, warehousing, supply chain, and manufacturing organizations.
Course work includes the international and domestic movement of goods from the raw materials source(s) through production and ultimately to the consumer. Courses in transportation, warehousing, inventory control, material handling, purchasing, computerization, supply chain operations and federal transportation and OSHA regulations are emphasized.
Graduates should qualify for positions in a wide range of logistics-related positions in government agencies, manufacturing, and service organizations. Employment opportunities include entry-level purchasing, material management, warehousing, inventory, transportation, international freight, and logistics analysts. Upon completion, graduates may be eligible to pursue professional credentials through APICS, AST&L, CSCMP, and ISM.
Upon successful completion of this program, the student should be able to:
- Demonstrate the ability to evaluate the economic, environmental, and sociological impact in the transportation of supplies and materials domestically and globally.
- Apply contemporary warehousing and distribution practices to monitor and evaluate the flow of products and information through an organization’s supply chain.
- Identify and procure proper supplies or materials in the proper time frame using a globally diverse base of suppliers and customers.
- Understand the use of technology to operate and manage global logistics operations.
In addition to DCCC requirements and course objectives, there are professional standards that encompass communication, motor skills, sensory and cognitive ability and professional conduct that are essential for the competent study and practice of this program. Global Logistics and Distribution Management Technical Standards