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Transportation Distribution and Logistics Basic Certificate

Transportation, Distribution, and Logistics Programs Supply Chain Management & Logistics

Basic Certificate (BC)

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Details: Basic Certificate (BC)

Credit Hours (CH)

Program/Plan Number

0739

Funding Options

Open For Enrollment

Yes

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Prerequisites

 CH

General Education Requirements

 CH

Program Core Requirements

15  CH
Supply Chain Mgmt & Logistics
SCML 150
Intro To Transportation Administration 3
This course covers transportation practices and strategies for the 21st century Provides an overview of basic principles and processes for transportation related functions in both the public and private sectors; covers state and federal regulations; provides a historical look at transportation in the U.S. and the impact it has on the economy; characteristics of different modules of transportation will be discussed. The role and importance of transportation in the economy and its relationship to the supply chain will be covered in detail. Transportation modes - trucks, rail, air, and water - will be examined for both domestic and global transportation. Review support functions for transportation management. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:
Offered at: Olive-Harvey
SCML 152
Intro To Business Logistics 3
An introduction to the interrelated activities involved with the inbound, in process and outbound movement and storage of goods as well as the related information from the manufacturer to the consumer. There will be a special emphasis placed on how the functional areas of logistics such as customer service, transportation, inventory control, warehousing and packaging impact supply channel decision-making. Introduction and analysis of the logistics concept to include a brief history of logistics, the management of transportation, inventory, packaging, warehousing, materials handling, order processing, facility location and customer service. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course. .
Prerequisites:
Offered at: Olive-Harvey
SCML 154
Customer Service Operations 3
An introduction to customer service operations and to the key elements of customer service that are necessary to ensure high levels of customer satisfaction. Key elements include: the customer order process, reverse logistics, characteristics of good customer service, customer relationship management (CRM), customer life cycle (CLC), service performance metrics, supplier management inventory, order management, delivery and tracking and approaches to addressing challenging customer situations that inhibit satisfaction. Covers the fundamentals of finish goods movements from the point of production to the receipt by the customer; includes transportation, warehousing, inventory deployment and physical distribution. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:
Offered at: Olive-Harvey
SCML 155
Warehouse Management 3
Overview of warehouse equipment, procedures, facility layout, the role of the warehouse and logistic and business. This course will enable students to understand the various functions involved in the operation of a warehouse. Key elements include: the role of warehousing in the supply chain, storage and handling techniques, performance metrics, customer service considerations, and safety concerns across various types of distribution facilities. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:
Offered at: Olive-Harvey
SCML 158
Purchasing 3
An introduction to purchasing roles and functions. Functions include: strategic sourcing, purchasing operations, supply chain management, project management, credit, receiving, delivery tracking, supplier selection and administration, qualification of new suppliers, preparing purchase orders, negotiating price and delivery, strategic customer/vendor relationships, and resolution of problems. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:
Offered at: Olive-Harvey

Additional Requirements

 CH

Elective Program Requirements

 CH

Area of Focus

 CH

Focus Electives

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