LogisticsART for Individuals
Logistics is the movement and storage of goods from the beginning to the end of the supply chain. It means having the right thing, at the right place, at the right time.
Why a Career in Logistics?
It is a high-growth, emerging industry. According to the Columbus Chamber of Commerce, demand for workers is increasing with an estimated 17,000 additional workers needed in Columbus alone between 2010 and 2013. 7.8% of Ohio’s workforce is employed in Logistics.
Career path opportunities. The scope of Logistics is vast and cannot be confined to any particular operation, thus creating multiple career paths. One can have focused career growth in Sales, Marketing, Administration, Customer Service, Documentation, Human Resources, Operations, Finance, IT, and more!
Sustainable industry. Logistics is a very vital part of human life in that it is the engine which helps to deliver every requirement on earth – be it food, clothing, detergent, medicine, newspapers, machinery or raw material – from point of origin to point of consumption, anywhere in the world.
What is LogisticsART?
The “ART” in LogisticsART stands for Attracting & Retaining Talent and is a grant-funded program designed to train dislocated, unemployed, and veterans in basic Logistics concepts, as well as provide them with the tools necessary to obtain employment.
How do I sign up?
Funding for this program has ended and we are not accepting participants at this time. However, if you would like to be contacted if future opportunities become available, please contact Melissa Lamar at: Mlamar@cscc.edu or (614) 287-5394.
Columbus State also offers certificate and degree programs to help you get the skills you need to join this exciting industry!
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