Supply Chain Management & Logistics Technology

Course Overview

The Lehigh Valley is among the country’s fastest-growing logistics hubs, adding hundreds of new jobs to the region’s economy on an annual basis. Our Supply Chain Management & Logistics Technology course is the perfect launching pad for anyone interested in pursuing employment in this multifaceted field.

Students develop the following skills as they learn firsthand how a distribution center runs:

  • Picking, packing, shipping and other order fulfillment activities
  • Procurement, receiving, stocking and replenishment operations
  • Operating sit-down counterbalanced forklifts, pallet jacks, order pickers and stand-up reach trucks
  • Operating clamp, single-double and slipsheet forklift attachments
  • Using warehouse management systems, RF scanners and UPS Trackpad® technology

Working daily in one of the nation’s only fully functional distribution and transportation center to offer secondary-level training, students gain real-world experience by fulfilling supply orders for Lehigh County school districts and the nonprofit organization First Book. The high-tech, 22,000-square-foot center is equipped with vertical lift modules, horizontal carousels, flow racking, drive-through racking and a forklift simulator.

Along with the physical aspects of warehousing, students practice their communication, customer service, management and logistics skills. Upperclassmen are encouraged to secure internships or co-op positions with UPS and other local employers.

Course Details

Course length: 9 months

Next start date(s): Fall 2024 dates TBD

Tentative schedule: 8:15 am – 2:45 pm, M-F

Credentials & college credit

Students who complete our course earn the following industry-recognized credentials:

  • Certified Logistics Associate via Manufacturing Skill Standards Council
  • Certified Logistics Technician via Manufacturing Skill Standards Council
  • Forklift Operator via National Safety Council

Students who complete our course are well-positioned to continue their education at the following school(s):

  • Lincoln Technical Institute

Career Pathways

with credentials earned at LCTI:

  • Forklift Operator
  • Inventory Specialist
  • Logistics Coordinator

with credentials + experience:

  • Shipping/Receiving Manager
  • Purchasing Agent
  • Warehouse Supervisor

with a college degree:

  • E-Commerce Sales Manager
  • Logistician
  • Purchasing Manager

Learn more about potential career pathways.

If you’d like more information in regard to Adult Workforce Education, please contact Amy Rex at 610-799-1316 or Individual tours are available by appointment.

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