Logistics Management (428)

Southern State Business Banner, Logistics Management

Offered on: North Campus (Evening)

Nature of Profession

Logistics is the movement and storage of goods from the beginning to the end of the supply chain; it is the largest piece of Supply Chain Management (SCM). SCM is the work connected to strategic planning, coordination and management of the design, manufacture and delivery of a final product. This includes procurement and sourcing of raw materials, production, inbound and outbound transportation, fleet management, materials handling, warehousing, inventory tracking, order entry, fulfillment and management, logistics network design, distribution and delivery to the customer. SCM includes collaboration with all channel partners across businesses as well as with customers. It is essential to the success of many companies, but it also plays a role in military success, responses to disasters and international efforts to feed the hungry.

Related Job Titles

Freight rate specialist; freight forwarders; shipping, receiving, and traffic clerks; production, planning, and expediting clerks; logistics analysts; cargo and freight agents; warehouse manager, customer order manager; storage and distribution managers; outbound operations manager; transportation manager; inventory planning and control manager; supply chain manager

Courses

First Semester

Course # Course Title Credits
ACCT 1101 Principles of Financial Accounting 3
BADM 2251 Business Law I (The Legal Environment) 3
BADM 2272 Business Communications 3
ENGL 1101 English Composition I 3
LMGT 1110 Principles of Logistics & Supply Chain Management 3

Second Semester

Course # Course Title Credits
ACCT 1102 Principles of Managerial Accounting 3
BADM 2208 Supervision & Leadership 3
ECON 2205 Principles of Microeconomics 3
LMGT 1130 Transportation Management 3
MATH 1124 Finite Math 3

Third Semester

Course # Course Title Credits
CSCI 2218 Excel 3
LMGT 1150 Inventory Management 3
LMGT 2200 Warehouse Management 3
MATH 2281 Introduction to Statistics 3
Arts & Humanities Elective 3

Fourth Semester

Course # Course Title Credits
BADM 2252 Business Law II 3
BADM 2290 Problems in Business 3
ENGL 1102 English Composition II 3
LMGT 2220 International Logistics Management 3
LMGT 2240 Logistics & Technology 3
Program Total: 60

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