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Do you have a knack for coordinating details and working to ensure a successful outcome? Would you like to build and apply those skills in helping organizations in purchasing, inventory or supply chain management? If yes, then our program is the right fit.
A career in logistics is in-demand and this trend is expected to grow as online sales and the requirement to move goods continue to boom. An educated logistics workforce is vital to a Canadian company’s successful strategy in managing goods and services both locally and around the globe.
As a Supply Chain and Logistics Professional, you undertake numerous responsibilities which include: logistics coordination, transportation and freight operations; optimizing order frequency, cycles and transit options; goods delivery scheduling and tracking and expediting overdue shipments; sourcing suppliers, garnering quotes and tendering submissions; negotiating pricing, terms of delivery and other contract details; processing purchase orders, freight forwarding and other documentation; monitoring inventory levels and generating inventory reports; reconciling physical inventories and resolving material discrepancies; and, reporting loss, damage and return of goods and materials. You are eligible to work in varied environments including retail, transportation, manufacturing and production, and consulting, to name a few.
Graduates of the program are eligible to receive the Canadian International Freight Forwarders Association (CIFFA) certification, along with membership to the Supply Chain Management Association. Possessing these credentials will set you apart from other job seekers.
*Please note – program content and practicum duration is as per registration with the Ministry and may vary slightly from campus to campus. Contact us for more information.
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The program is 46 weeks, including a 16-week practicum with on-the-job training, offsite with potential employers. Our Supply Chain and Logistics program introduces you to the modern practices and concepts of logistics and supply chain management as a vital part of corporate success in the local and global marketplace. You will gain professional competencies needed for entry-level careers in purchasing, logistics and supply chain management in various industries, public sector, retail, freight forwarding, import/export and other areas of the economy. Graduates will be responsible for planning and supporting decision making processes related to sourcing, supplier selection, purchasing, transportation, warehousing, inventory management, quality assurance and disposition of goods and materials. Potential employers range from traditional manufacturers and retailers to supply chain specialists like consulting firms and transportation service providers.
Beyond our industry-expert instructors, easy-to-use learning materials and real-world training – what sets us apart, is a community of support, sharing your interests and goals for creating a life-changing career path, one that will become like a family as you navigate your way to success.
Contact us to talk with one of our Admissions Experts. We’ll walk you through the details of what you’ll need and how to apply, the details of the program curriculum and the next steps to get you on your way to your first, or next, successful career.
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I was in the middle of switching careers and choosing the right path was crucial. I [attended a personal interview with Anderson College]. The rest is history. Success is not just about accomplishing something, it is also about being at the right place at the right time, and most importantly, having acquired the right training from selfless … dedicated people. I am proud to be a product of Anderson College.
… I walked into Anderson one way and, just months later, walked out richer – professionally, personally, culturally and with new lifelong peers. I am grateful to Anderson College for being instrumental in my success!
“I sincerely enjoy passing on the knowledge and experience I have gained throughout my career. I have a keen desire to see others achieve their dreams”
Mark has amassed over 35 years’ experience in logistics, with a comprehensive background in transportation services, warehouse and supply chain management, operations management, financial management, and administration. His skills include leading teams in manufacturing, third-party logistics, food retail, and finance. Mark’s skills include optimizing operational efficiency and reducing costs via creative solutions to practical problems, while utilizing exceptional negotiating and team building skills.
Mark has a BSc (Hons) from University of Toronto, Mississauga, and has taken professional advancement courses in a multitude of topics, including ISO 9000 Standards, Business Case Analysis, Team Leader Training, Effective Negotiating Skills, and Sustainable Profit Improvement. He is also a Six Sigma Yellow Belt and a Canadian International Freight Forwards Association-certified instructor.
“I love that in teaching, there is no stagnancy or end to this amazingly beautiful lifestyle. Everyone we meet has an unexplored store of ideas that have the potential to change the future. Being a student for almost all my life, it’s always a great feeling to know and learn something new every single day of your life. “
Satbir successfully integrated the detail-oriented approach required in his roles in the medical field with the critical thinking aspects of his business education while working as a Quality Assurance Specialist with renowned companies like Microsoft and Prime Therapeutics. During his time with Anthem Inc., the third largest dental insurance company in USA, he managed dental practices across seven North American states.
Satbir completed his Certificate in Oral Health studies from the University of Minnesota and his Masters of Business Administration from the Minnesota School of Business.
“As an instructor, I always aim to acquaint my students with the real-life experiences. My goal is to be the mentor who can guide them throughout their life towards achieving excellence. My mission is to bring the positivity, knowledge and required discipline among my students. Undoubtedly, teaching is my first and foremost passion. This passion is a motivating force that keeps me striving for excellence every single day. I look forward to sharing the knowledge, skills, and expertise that I acquired over the years with my students.”
Prikita has earned her master’s in supply chain management and logistics. She is a CIFFA certified instructor and an active member of Canadian International Freight Forwarding Association. She has extensive experience of demand planning, sourcing, and inventory flow management. She is a logistic specialist and has even worked as a training facilitator with large scale Supply Chain companies in Ontario. She has experience of working as a Senior Demand Planning Analyst for automotive and furniture based companies. She has 7+ years of experience in mentoring the students with Supply Chain Industry related strategies, policies, and procedures.
Prikita received her Post Graduate degree from St. Clair College. She also holds her degrees in Human Resources Management as well as Accounting.
“I always believed that knowledge is one of the only richness that we can share and instead of dividing, we multiply it. This sharing is complemented by several stories that I hear daily from the diverse life experiences, which certainly creates a scenario of growth and development.”
Silvano has earned his BSc in Supply Chain & Logistics and is a Professional Freight Forwarding and CIFFA Certified Instructor. He has experience in retail management, with a focus on logistics companies. His tasks include, but are not limited to, in fields of developing demand forecast, optimizing procurement strategies, creating tools for inventory control and sales analysis. He has been a Business Instructor since 2006, in diverse fields like entrepreneurship, marketing, finance, project management, logistics & supply chain, in-campus and online, always looking for improvements in his teaching style to attend to the students and market demands.
Silvano received his bachelor’s in management from Universidade Federal de Viçosa, in Brazil and achieved an MBA in Retail Marketing from Fundação Getúlio Vargas. He is also a post-graduate in Supply Chain & Logistics from Lambton College.
"As an instructor at Anderson college, I would like to share my journey within the supply chain sector with the students and mentor them towards achieving their career paths. I believe in implementing a discussion-based teaching methodology wherein the students get an opportunity to offer their perspective on supply chain concepts."
Vinu Raj brings with him a diversified experience of over 13 years in the industry. His professional background stretches over the entire breadth of procurement and logistics operations within the oil & gas, mining, construction, manufacturing, and public sectors.
Vinu Raj has a Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering and a Graduate Diploma in Supply Chain and Logistics Management. He is also a CIFFA certified instructor ( CCI ) and currently working towards his CSCMP designation from Supply Chain Canada.
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