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Transportation and logistics management is a discipline concerned with the efficient flow of people and materials in our global and domestic economy. Transportation management deals with the management of the five modes of transportation in an expanding and changing economic environment. Logistics management assumes a systems approach to the management of a wide variety of activities such as: materials handling warehousing, traffic management, inventory control, and packaging.
The UW-Superior Transportation and Logistics Management major is for those who plan careers in transportation or logistics with shippers, carriers, and government agencies. It emphasizes the managerial aspects of transportation along with logistics systems and concepts.
Demand for excellence in transportation + Growth in world trade + Growth in e-commerce + A shortage of experts = GREAT OPPORTUNITIES FOR YOU!
Today there continues to be GROWING DEMAND for college graduates with knowledge in transportation and logistics fields.
Polls show that many top corporate executives think that opportunities for building a sound professional career in logistics are better today than ever before.
Click the following link for detailed descriptions of jobs and careers in the field of Transportation and Logistics Management:
As with any complex industry, salaries can vary greatly due to a variety of factors.
Typical Transportation and Logistics Management salaries can fall with the following ranges:
Vice Presidents $80,000-$280,000
According to an April15, 2007 article in Parade Magazine, Logistics is one of the hottest jobs for college graduates:
Plan, implement and control flow of goods or services: $35,000-$118,000
All data for these graphs collected from Salary.com on July 20, 2007; based on the Minneapolis/St. Paul metro area.
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