Logistics, Materials Management

Logistics, Materials Management Studies is a program that prepares individuals to manage and coordinate all logistical functions in an enterprise, ranging from acquisitions to receiving and handling, through internal allocation of resources to operations units, to the handling and delivery of output.

Logistics, Materials Management Studies majors and degree programs likely include instruction in acquisitions and purchasing, inventory control, storage and handling, just-in-time manufacturing, logistics planning, shipping and delivery management, transportation, quality control, resource estimation and allocation, and budgeting.

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Search for colleges that offer a degree in Logistics, Materials Management (use the College Search feature and enter " logistics” or “materials management " in the major search field). Read the school’s department pages, they are often loaded with useful and specific information about the field.

What can you do with a major/degree in Logistics, Materials Management Studies?

With a major/degree in Logistics, Materials Management, you will be prepared for a position in materials or supply chain management including purchasing, capacity planning, materials management, and quality control. There are many career options in the public and private sector.

Trade Associations and Professional Organizations in Logistics, Materials Management Studies:

Professional associations are groups of professionals dedicated to topics in specific fields. Professional associations provide a wealth of online resources, some of which are geared specifically towards students. These organizations typically also host conferences and events, providing great opportunities for learning and networking across your field of interest.

 

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