Transportation Logistics

Program Description

The Global Logistics Technology curriculum prepares individuals for a multitude of career opportunities in distribution, transportation and manufacturing organizations. Classroom instruction, field of study experiences
and practical laboratory applications of logistics management and global technology capabilities are included in the program of study.

Course work includes computer applications, accounting, business law, economics, management, industrial sciences, and international studies. Students will solve different levels of logistics-related problems through
case study evaluations and supply chain projects utilizing logistical hardware and intelligent software tools.

Graduates should qualify for positions in a wide range of government agencies, manufacturing and service organizations. Employment opportunities include entry-level purchasing, material management, warehousing, inventory, transportation coordinators, and logistics analysts. Upon completion, graduates may be eligible for certification credentials through APICS and AST&L.

B.S., M.S.
Program Head/Instructor, Information Technology
MAIN CAMPUS - Henderson
(252) 738-3437
Program Name Credit Hours Program Type
Supply Chain Management - Trucking Operations Management 69-70
Supply Chain Management - Global Logistics Technology 69-70
Global Supply Certificate 69-70
Workforce Training

Program Details

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  1. Students will be able to identify the different segments of logistics and use the terminology of the industry
  2. Students will be able to identify modes of transportation, interpret governing regulations, and describe the principles and terminology used in the transportation industry.
  3. Students will be able to describe the role of warehouses and distribution centers, apply industry principles and terminology, and understand distribution productivity measures.
  4. Students will be able to identify the supply chain units, and describe the materials management processes.
  5. Students will be able to demonstrate their ability to perform import/export operations, channels of distribution, and associate with operating a secure supply chain.
  6. Students will be able to describe and apply the principles and terminology used in procurement including electronic data interchange services.
  7. Students will be able to describe global sourcing, shipping, tracking, and e-logistics systems necessary to operate inbound/outbound logistics in a global market.