Supply Chain Management
Supply chain management, logistics, global trade...these are big words for big business in central Ohio. Supply Chain Management is a growing field due to the rise of e-commerce and Smart Logistics. Supply Chain Management is a one trillion dollar industry in the United States. In the central Ohio area, Supply Chain Management employment has increased by 51 percent in the last decade, especially with its 4,152 supply chain establishments and over 70,000 employees. The Columbus region is a major distribution and logistics center because of its physical location, easy access to various transportation modes and its educated workforce.
Supply Chain Management is the planning and management of the flow of goods and services within and across companies, both domestically and internationally. It includes all transportation, distribution and logistics management operations from the sourcing of raw materials all the way to the final consumer.
As the economic and political interconnectedness of the world increases, the demand for individuals with a solid international business background is increasing. This global major provides a solid introduction to the field of international business.
Logistics Engineering Technology seeks to specifically address the growth of e-commerce and Smart Logistics by combining coursework from Supply Chain Management, Engineering Technologies, and Information Technology (IT).
Much of the coursework for these programs can be completed online. Several transfer agreements to complete a bachelor's degree at various 4-years institutions are also available.