West Shore Community College Catalog 2020-2021 
    
    Jun 16, 2024  
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MFG 20 - MSSC‐Certified Logistics Technician


Offered FL WI SM
2.00 credit hrs/2.00 contact hrs
According to the Manufacturing Skills Standards Council (MSSC), “to remain competitive, logistics‐related companies increasingly need a flexible, knowledgeable, problem‐solving workforce. This means workers who can keep pace with rapid changes in tech technology and processes, be easily trainable and work in global environment. These workers must also be competent in the critical work activities common across all facilities within the supply chain; safety, quality control, communications, teamwork, good workplace conduct and familiarity with the key computer systems that underpin supply chain operations.” In 2008, logistics industry subject matter experts identified skills standards for two levels of certification. This series of modules is for the 1st level of certification and is as follows: Certified Logistics Technician (CLT) is based upon the individuals command of mid‐level technical knowledge up to the level of the first line of supervision and includes knowledge and skills in the topical areas of Product Receiving, Product Storage, Order Processing, Packaging and Shipping, Logistics Documentation, Inventory Control, Safe Handling‐ Storage‐Transportation of Hazardous Materials, Evaluation of Transportation Modes, and Dispatch‐Tracking Operations.



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