Global Logistics Technology

  • Associate in Applied Science (AAS), Diploma, Certificate
  • Certificate – Geographic Information Systems
  • AAS Day Program: 4 semesters
  • AAS Evening Program: 11 semesters, including 3 summer terms
  • Diploma Day Program: 3 semesters
  • Diploma Evening Program: 6 semesters, including 2 summer terms
  • Certificate Day Program: 2 semesters
  • Certificate Evening Program: 2 semesters
  • Admission Cycle: Every semester
  • Maximum Number Admitted Annually: Open

Career Description

Logistics involves coordinating the transportation of goods, both domestically and internationally. Logistics professionals deal with issues involving buying, transporting, distributing, tracking and warehousing. In today’s global economy, the role of logistics is more vital than ever.

Careers Available

Planner, shipping/receiving clerk, transportation coordinator, distribution supervisor, inventory manager, logistics analyst, warehouse supervisor, supply chain analyst, buyer/purchasing agent, customer service manager, import/export manager, purchasing manager, and logistics planner.

Entry-Level Salary

  • $25,000 – $30,000/yr.

Course of Study

Coursework includes computer applications, accounting, business law, management and international business. Students will solve different levels of logistics-related problems through case studies and supply chain projects utilizing logistical hardware and intelligent software tools.

Recommended Courses and Skills

Strong math background (high school algebra strongly recommended).

Helpful Personal Attributes

Analytical, critical thinking and problem-solving, technical/computer skills, adaptability to various work environments and the ability to manage detailed projects and work in a team environment.

Program Contact

If you would like additional information about the Global Logistics Technology Program, contact Demetria Ledbetter, Program Coordinator, at 336.734.7917 or dledbetter@forsythtech.edu.