Why Logistics?? A few quick facts from Georgia Innovation Logistics .....
- Georgia is home to the 12th largest Air Cargo hub in North America
- Georgia has the most extensive rail system in the southeast (4700 miles)
- The Garden City Terminal is the largest single container terminal in North America
- The Savannah Port is the fourth largest in the US
There are three courses required to complete the Distribution and Logistics Pathway. Each is listed below with a course description and a link to the standards associated with that course.The Logistics Fundamentals course is the foundational course for the Distribution and Logistics pathway. Employment opportunities in the transportation, distribution, and logistics fields will be explored. In this course, the students will be exposed to all areas of distribution and logistics. Basic skills in all of the above mentioned areas will be taught.Successful completion of this course along with Logistics Fundamentals will prepare students for the Certified Logistics Associate (CLA) exam. This course will introduce students to global supply chain logistics covering topics, such as the global logistics environment, the importance of planning and logistics strategies, customer service, material handling safety and operations, global supply chain operations, and quality control.Materials Management, the course encompasses planning, organizing, and control of materials flow from initial purchase to destination and /or customer. Topics include product receiving, materials storage, order processing, materials packaging, inventory control, safe handling of hazardous material, transportation modes, dispatch, and routing/tracking operations. Successful completion of this course will prepare students for the Certified Logistics Technician (CLT) exam.
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