Logistics is a rapidly expanding field that has been fueled by the globalization of manufacturing and customer‐supplier relationships. This trend has been enabled by new approaches to value chain management and packaging technology.
- 10 Reasons to Consider a Career in Logistics - Evans Distribution Systems lists the top ten reasons why a career in Logistics is worth consideration.
- Poly Pack (Cal Poly Packaging Association)
- Cal Poly Institute of Transportation Engineers - an organization dedicated to connecting and educating transportation professionals.
Programs and Courses
- IME 417: Supply Chain and Logistics Management - Overview of key logistics and supply chain management concepts. Models and solution methods for the design, control, operation, and management of supply chains. Techniques that are used to analyze supply chains. Team projects in partnership with industry sponsors. Prerequisite: IME 342, or IME 410 or consent of instructor.
- ITP 415: Supply Chain and Logistics - Key concepts, tools, and approaches for making effective supply chain and logistics decisions in support of business goals. Practical management issues and applications are the focus rather than theoretical, mathematical optimization. Business cases and simulations are used to illustrate and explore best practices. Prerequisite: ITP 303, ITP 326, ITP 330, ITP 341, or ITP 371.
- AGB 422: Transportation and Logistics in Global Agribusiness - Scope and elements of the agribusiness logistics system including supply and distribution channels, transportation, inventory, warehousing, packaging, and order processing. Prerequisite: AGB 323 and AGB 328.
- American Production and Inventory Control Society (APICS)
- Warehousing Education and Research Council (WERC)
- The Logistics and Supply Chain Networking Group
- Freight and Logistics Professionals
- Third Party Logistics
- Packaging Design
- Logistics Network
- Internships with DHL - DHL offers you the opportunity to gain first-hand experience in the exciting day-to-day business environment of the world’s leading logistics company.
- Internship Crossing - Offers a large selection of internships in logistics and packaging.
Example Job Titles
- Associate Logistics Analyst
- Demand Planner
- Import Brokerage Coordinator
- Logistics Coordinator
- Logistics Engineer
- Master Scheduler
- Ocean Export Coordinator
- Operations Manager
- Supply Chain Manager
- Terminal Manager
- Warehouse Manager
Job Listing Links
- Jobs in Logistics - North America’s largest logistics career board.