Logistics & Materials Management

PDE Program of Study - CIP Code 52.0203
Career Cluster – Transportation, Distribution & Logistics


This is an instructional program that prepares individuals to manage and coordinate logistical functions in an enterprise and to undertake the responsibilities associated with receiving, storing, shipping, controlling and distributing products and materials and the various systems and record keeping pertaining to these operations. Students will be instructed in the use of storage space, inventory control and shipping and receiving practices; equipment such as fork lifts, conveyors, hand trucks, carts and other devices used to transport materials and/or supplies to various destinations; and the various types of packaging techniques necessary for safe transport of goods. Students will learn the many types of documents used in logistics such as purchase orders, invoices, bills of lading, requisitions and quotations. Students will also be instructed in the areas of transportation and traffic which will cover freight rates and tariffs, freight classification rules and freight rate analysis.

Certifications Offered:

Certified Logistics Associate (CLA)

Certified Logistics Technical (CLT)

Fork Lift Operator

OSHA 10-Hour General Industry

Units of Instruction:

Warehouse Safety and Ergonomics

Inventory Management

Procurement/Buying Operations

Receiving Operations

Stocking and Put-Away Operations

Order Selection

Packing Operations

Shipping and Transportation Operations

Material Handling Equipment

Industry Trends and Technology

Logistics and Supply Chain Management





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