Department Chair

Office
Cumberland Hall, Room 348-E, 2201 Hull Rd., Fayetteville, NC 28303
Phone Number
Office Hours Mon-Fri
8:00AM to 5:00PM
Email
Michelle Carroll

What is logistics?

Have you ever wondered how goods get delivered to us so quickly as soon as we order them?
One word: Logistics! 

Effective logistics management enhances productivity and performance with the strategic combination of people, systems and technology to successfully compete in the global marketplace. The Global Logistics and Distribution Management Technology program prepares individuals for a multitude of career opportunities in:
  • Distribution
  • Manufacturing Organizations
  • Supply Chain
  • Transportation
  • Warehousing

What will I learn?

This curriculum instills in students the knowledge and understanding of
  • Customs Regulations
  • Distribution Management
  • ForeignExchange
  • Information Technology
  • International Trade
  • Purchasing
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Transportation
OSHA and other federal rules and regulations are emphasized.
This program is available online.

What to Expect:

Course Work

The Global Logistics and 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 the following areas are emphasized:
  • Computerization
  • Federal Transportation
  • Inventory Control
  • Material Handling
  • OSHA Regulations
  • Purchasing
  • Supply Chain Operations
  • Transportation
  • Warehousing

Career Paths

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
  • International Freight
  • Inventory
  • Logistics Analysts
  • Material Management
  • Transportation
  • Warehousing
Upon completion, graduates may be eligible to pursue professional credentials through APICS, AST&L, CSCMP, and ISM.

Current Degrees, Diplomas, & Certificates Available for Global Logistics & Distribution Management

Associate Degree

Associate Degree in Global Logistics & Distribution Management Technology / Global Logistics Track (A25610G)

Program Length: 5 Semesters
Prerequisite: High School Diploma & Placement Test Equivalent
Award: Associate in Applied Science

Certificate Degrees

Logistics & Distribution Principles Certificate (C25610C1)

Program Length: 2 Semesters
Prerequisite: High School Diploma & Placement Test Equivalent
Award: Certificate

High School Connections
Logistics & Distribution Management Foundations Certificate (C25610H1)

Program Length: 2 Semesters
Prerequisite: Placement Test Equivalent
Award: Certificate