Certified Logistics Technician

WHAT DOES A CERTIFIED LOGISTICS TECHNICIAN DO?

Challenge yourself with this physically-demanding career in a fast-paced environment.  Certified logistics technicians help a company extend its national and global reach by linking factories, suppliers and customers. Working in a warehouse setting, they are involved in receiving, packing, shipping and processing orders. No matter what the product is or how far it is traveling, certified logistics technicians make sure it arrives.

LEARNING AT WASHBURN TECH

This online program will prepare you to work effectively in the supply chain, from factories and warehouses to distribution centers and transporters. Instruction includes product receiving and storage, order processing, inventory control, forklift operation and workplace safety. Upon completion, you will earn a four credit hour technical certificate and be eligible to take the Manufacturing Skills Standards Council certification tests. For more information, contact instructor Brian Turner at 785.380.8180.

JOB AND SALARY OUTLOOK

The U.S. Department of Labor predicts employment to hold steady, with better trained workers receiving more opportunities. According to the Kansas Department of Labor, the average entry-level salary for production, planning, and expediting clerks in 2012 was $13.48 an hour or $28,040 annually. The average wage was $20.98 an hour or $43,630 annually.

Annual wage / salary

Hourly wage

Entry $28,040 $13.48
Average $43,630 $20.98

CERTIFICATIONS

  • Certified Logistics Associate
  • Certified Logistics Technician

PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS

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ARE YOU MILITARY?

Check-out this great opportunity. We are military friendly and also offer credit for prior learning.