Program type:


On Campus
Est. time to complete:

2-3 semesters
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Add to your education with a minor in Logistics and Supply Chain Management and learn more about the backbone of business.
Logistics and supply chain management encompasses all of the activities involved in getting a product to the consumer. Our Logistics and Supply Chain Management program is known nationally for an innovative curriculum and dynamic programs that help arm you with critical thinking skills.

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Why Earn a Logistics and Supply Chain Management Minor?

The logistics and supply chain management field is so broad that it applies to virtually any business and potential employer.

Components of the program include customer service, demand forecasting, distribution communications, inventory control, material handling, order processing, parts and service support, plant and warehouse site selection (location analysis), purchasing, packaging, returned goods handling, salvage and scrap disposal, traffic and transportation, and warehousing and storage.

The logistics and supply chain management program will provide you with a well-rounded, state-of-the-art education using a "learn today, apply tomorrow" classroom philosophy.

Logistics and Supply Chain Management Minor Highlights

Our faculty members are recognized teachers, researchers and leaders of professional organizations.
Software Advice ranks our program third in the nation and Gartner Research recently ranked us 6th among all undergraduate logistics and supply chain management programs in North America and first among all undergraduate logistics and supply chain management programs in Texas, rankings which continue to attract many corporations to recruit UNT students.

Our faculty publish in journals such as the Journal of Business Logistics, International Journal of Logistics Management, International Journal of Physical Distribution and Logistics Management, Journal of the Operational Research Society, European Journal of Operational Research and the International Journal of Production Economy.

The DFW area is a national leader in distribution, transportation and logistics services and students have interned or obtained full-time positions at more than 250 area firms.
The G. Brint Ryan College of Business' Professional Leadership Program works with corporate partners throughout the region to give you the skills needed to be competitive in the workforce.
We've developed the curriculum with input from the Dallas/Fort Worth Roundtable of the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals, the North Texas Commission's Logistics Development and Marketing Committee, and an advisory board of 20 senior logistics executives.

Logistics and Supply Chain Management Minor Courses You Could Take

Global Alliances and International Supply Chain Management (3 hrs)
Supply chain and alliance strategy in the multi-national firms. Materials management, international sourcing and distribution, and importing/exporting procedures. International carrier management and operations are examined.
E-Logistics in Supply Chain Management (3 hrs)
Comprehensive inquiry into the role of e-commerce in collaborative distribution and logistics relationships. Special attention is afforded to resource and technology interdependencies, exchange governance mechanisms and relationship management bench-marking. Emphasis is given to the tools for creating value in the supply chain.
Business Transportation Management (3 hrs)
Principles of transportation covering the role of transportation systems; environmental and economic impacts; modal components; managerial and economic aspects of the various modes, with applications to both domestic and international operations.
Air Cargo Planning and Control (3 hrs)
Examination of the basics of air cargo operations and the economic principles facing air transportation after deregulation. Topics include how scheduled and unscheduled airlines handle air cargo services including containerization, deregulation, hazardous material handling, and marketing. Special emphasis on the economics of air transportation and the analysis of distribution costs.
Transportation Regulation and Trade Compliance (3 hrs)
The legal structure of transportation. Addresses international, federal, local and state statutes as well as the regulatory statutes and case law necessary for the conduct of commercial transportation operations in a globalized economy. Addresses the formulation of transportation and trade policy. Topics include regulatory statutes and compliance, customs and trade restrictions, antitrust, international trade law as it relates to transportation, contracts, insurance and liability, supply chain regulations and case law.
Logistics and Supply Chain Management (3 hrs)
Analysis and design of domestic and international logistics systems. Topics include transportation, warehousing, inventory control, materials handling and packaging, and plant and warehouse locations within and between firms. Emphasis on concepts and practices that provide firms with a competitive advantage.

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