Logistics and Supply Chain Management designed to prepare individuals for entry level employment in this industry. Students will learn and perform logistical functions associated with receiving, storing, shipping goods, and the various systems and record keeping for supply chain management.

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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.

STUDENTS ARE EXPECTED TO:

  • Possess strong awareness of safety practices
  • Possess the ability to arrange items or actions in specific order or pattern
  • Be able to stand and work for long periods of time
  • Possess excellent attention to detail

For information on this occupation’s description, required knowledge, job tasks and related job titles, state/national wages and employment trends, visit the U.S. Dept. of Labor’s site for this career field.

COLLEGE CREDIT

GACTC graduates can get a jump start on post-secondary education by taking advantage of the various articulation and/or dual enrollment opportunities. Review the college credit opportunities for the Logistics & Supply Chain Management program.

POSSIBLE INDUSTRY CREDENTIALS

  • OSHA 10 
  • OSHA Powered Industrial Truck