Supply Chain Management - Curriculum

The Supply Chain Management curriculum prepares individuals for a multitude of career opportunities in distribution, transportation, warehousing, trucking operations, supply chain, and manufacturing organizations.

Course work includes the international and domestic movement of goods from the raw materials source(s) through production and ultimately to the consumer. Courses in economics and finance, transportation, warehousing, inventory control, material handling, purchasing, computerization, supply chain operations, federal transportation and safety regulations are emphasized.

Graduates should qualify for positions in a wide range of supply chain and logistics positions in government agencies, manufacturing, and service organizations. Employment opportunities include entry-level distribution, planning, material management, warehousing, inventory, transportation, trucking operations, international freight, and logistics.

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Supply Chain Management - Program Outcomes

  1. Students will be able to identify the different segments of logistics and use the terminology of the industry.
  2. Students will be able to write a safety program for drivers involved in interstate commerce following DOT regulations.
  3. Students will demonstrate the ability to arrange and coordinate the transportation of products globally (DM).
  4. Students will be able to describe warehousing and facility layouts, identify material handling methods, and apply inventory control procedures (DM).
  5. Students will be able to compare common carriers and company operated transportation for service and cost, interpret pricing structures, and determine carrier liability (DM).
  6. Students will be able to identify modes of transportation, interpret governing regulations, and describe the principles and terminology used in the transportation industry (TOM).
  7. Students will be able to define the requirements of fleet maintenance management skills in a trucking based company (TOM).
  8. Students will be able to define the skills and personnel needed to operate a successful trucking business (TOM).

Supply Chain Management - Contact


Dr. Johnica Ellis-Kiser

Program Chair - Business Administration

Office 122, Barnhill-Jenkins Center for Innovation, Tarboro Campus
(252) 618-6656