Logistics and Supply Chain Management is the movement, production, storage and control of products throughout the process of their manufacture, distribution, consumption and disposal. Often referred to as the supply chain, this process involves a broad array of equipment and systems. Online and traditional businesses and the flow of material that sustains them are reemerging stronger than ever. According to recent data from the US Department of Labor, material handling and logistics is one of America’s largest and fastest growing industries.
Students with good attention to detail who enjoy a fast paced, hands-on, physical workplace would be successful with this program. The curriculum provides instruction in the use of powered industrial trucks, material handling equipment, OSHA safety and ergonomics. Supply chain management training includes inventory control systems, receiving, order selection, packaging, shipping methods and customer relations. Academic subjects include business math, communications, marketing and management.
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