Page ContentAre you looking to advance your career? Dallas College can prepare you to enter the exciting, fast-paced and growing field of Logistics and Supply Chain. DId you know?Every industry employs logistics professionals.You can complete the program in 6 months or less by taking convenient online classes.Logistics companies were hiring during the COVID-19 pandemic when other companies were laying off employees.The projected employment growth rate for logistics professionals is expected to be 30% percent between 2020 and 2030*.You can become eligible to earn industry certifications by Manufacturing Skill Standards Council (MSSC) and Association of Supply Chain Management (ASCM).*Data reported by the; U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. Logistics as a Career To succeed in a logistics career, you will need to: Strategize ways to minimize supply chain cost Understand clients’ needs and how to meet them Direct and track the movement of goods, supplies, and people Review logistical functions and identify areas for improvement Oversee planning, purchasing, warehousing, customer service and transportation, both domestic and international View a transcript of this video Job Opportunities Job opportunities are available within 25 miles of the DFW metroplex for those who: Have completed high school Have some work experience Have earned a logistics certification Have excellent listening and communication skills Can quickly understand and fulfill customer needs $18-$20 per hourlogistics technician View Job Openings Are you interested in a career in Logistics? Contact Us Today! Frequently Asked Questions What type of job can I get? First line supervisors Logistics and load planner Industrial truck and tractor operators Transportation, storage and distribution managers Production, warehouse, and operations technicians Purchasing, warehouse, production, and expediting clerks What classes will I take? Introduction to Business Logistics (LMGT 1319) Introduction to Materials Handling (LMGT 1321) Contemporary Logistics Issues (LMGT 1340) Domestic and International Transportation (LMGT 1323) Warehouse and Distribution Center Management (LMGT 1325) Internship: Logistics and Materials Management (LMGT 2388) OR Principles of Traffic Management (LMGT 2334) Can I get financial aid? Learn about financial aid opportunities by visiting the Financial Aid website. What will I learn? Carrier costing and rate development The economic importance of logistics Inventory management and forecasting How logistics affects time, form and place utility How to apply logistics concepts in the marketplace Legal and regulatory aspects of logistics management Rate negotiation techniques to meet carrier and shipper needs Carrier and modal capabilities to meet customer delivery requirements Relationship between supply chain management, operations management and logistics Current technology in logistics production, transportation, and warehouse operations How efficient transportation systems are critical to advance economic growth and development How can I get started? Meet with an advisor to register today! Program Insight Logistics Distribution Technician This level 1 certificate is designed to develop the skills and knowledge necessary to enter the growing fields of logistics, advanced manufacturing, transportation and warehousing. Students will demonstrate skill in logistics processes and procedures used in operations, warehousing, production, inventory control, distribution and transportation. Upon successful certificate completion, students will be prepared to earn the nationally recognized Manufacturing Skills Standards Council (MSSC) logistic certification. (Certified Logistics Associate (CLA) & Certified Logistics Technician (CLT) ) Contact Us If you have any questions, would like to enroll, or want to learn more about these courses, please contact us today.