The degree covers topics to develop your knowledge and interest in contemporary issues central to the logistics and supply chain management industry. Areas you will cover include procurement and global sourcing, warehousing, freight and distribution, business operations, supply chain analytics and the management of human and physical resources.
This program is designed to suit students who already have significant working experience or for those who want to extend studies in business and related disciplines by choosing from a range of second majors and minors.
Here are some fields of specialization to consider for your future career.
- E-commerce – working with technology, finance, supply chain, human resources and marketing teams to design an interface to enable ordering or sales.
- Lean-agile management, data analytics and operations management – allocating the right resources at the right time to the correct part of the supply chain.
- Agri/food supply chains – encompassing all aspects of growing an agricultural/food source and getting it ‘from paddock to plate’.
- Closed-loop supply chains – this is also known as reverse-flow logistics and covers activities such as product recalls, returns, repair, waste management at the end of a product’s life cycle, and recycling.
- Procurement – roles have been commonplace in large industries and government departments for some time, however, jobs in private industry are increasing, particularly as consumers factor ethical sourcing into their buying decisions.
- Transport/distribution and warehouse management – 3PL, 4PL, freight logistics, optimisation of vehicle routing, warehouse management systems, last-mile delivery, city logistics, port management and international logistic