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Supply Chain Management - Global Logistics (LOGS)

Available as a one-year program

Before products hit the shelves, there’s a lot of work that goes on behind the scenes — from purchasing materials and coordinating inventory to the distribution of finished goods. As global trade widens and deepens, demand continues to rise for skilled workers in the areas of supply chain logistics and international trade compliance.
  • Program Code

    LOGS

  • Credential
    • One-year Ontario College Graduate Certificate

  • Start Date

    September entry

Find your career

There's a huge demand for supply-chain specialists with the knowledge to facilitate international trade. There are opportunities in retail operations, logistics companies, transportation industry, distribution centres, and the public and private sectors, working as a:

  • Purchasing agent or officer
  • Inventory specialist
  • Compliance specialist or manager
  • Supply chain supervisor
  • Customs agent, broker or specialist
  • Tracking and scheduling coordinator
  • Logistics coordinator
  • Demand planner

Loyalist’s program is accredited by the Canadian Supply Chain Sector Council through its National Accreditation Program, a national standard of quality assurance in education and training. The accreditation was granted in November 2017 and is effective for three years.

Is it for you?

This is a terrific field for college and university graduates who possess:

  • Exceptional organizational skills
  • A keen attention to detail
  • Strong initiative
  • An interest in other cultures

What employers say

“With the expanding international reach of our supply chains and customer markets, this new International Trade and Logistics Management program is exactly what businesses today need. The changing and ever-more stringent government requirements being placed on imports and exports make this program, and its graduates, a must-have in today’s business environment.”
Mark Valiquette
Senior Director of Supply Chain, Sybron Dental
Advisory Board Member, Loyalist School of Business and Management Studies

Experiential learning

Prepare hands on for a career in supply chain management concentrating on trade compliance and logistics planning:

  • Gain a depth of knowledge in customs, including compliance, risk management and the global movement of goods.
  • Navigate international customs and business practices.
  • Get applied knowledge of project management including planning and reporting, scheduling techniques, element interdependencies, and project costing and crashing.
  • Explore consultative selling and marketing intelligence.
  • Learn first hand during local field trips and presentations by guest speakers.
  • Gain critical workplace experience with a four-week field placement.

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