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Supply Chain Management (SCM)

SCM Degree & Certificate Programs at Palm Beach State College (PBSC)

 

What is a Supply Chain?

A supply chain encompasses every aspect of a product’s journey, from sourcing raw materials to manufacturing to distribution to after-sales service and support.

Supply chain professionals oversee the resources, relationships, information and activities that result in satisfied customers.

Unlock Your Potential

Around the world, all types of businesses rely on supply chains—the network of people and organizations that bring products to consumers. Powered by global markets, instant communications and super-fast delivery systems, supply chains now reach across oceans and continents. Supply chain professionals have become indispensable to companies that depend on keeping costs low and efficiencies high—in other words, just about every company on the planet!

What does it take to succeed?

In addition to the knowledge and skills gained in PBSC's Supply Chain programs, people who thrive in this field are people-oriented, creative problem solvers, good negotiators, tech-savvy, analytical thinkers, efficient multitaskers, detail-oriented, work well under pressure, and are motivated by doing a job right. 

 

Deliver the goods

Opportunities Abound

This fast-growing field offers career advancement and excellent salary potential across all industries and business categories, including e-commerce enterprises, manufacturers and retailers, distribution facilities, carriers and ports, and any organization that has products to produce, transport and sell.

PBSC prepares you for opportunities in:

  • Supply Chain Operations
  • Warehousing & Distribution
  • Transportation & Logistics
  • Procurement & Demand Planning
  • Customer Service
  • Inventory Management

 

Salary OUtlook

Position

Average Salary

Purchasing Manager

$98,697

Transportation Manager

$93,646

Storage & Distribution Manager

$93,646

Logistics Manager

$93,646

Supply Chain Manager

$60,627

Logistician

$51,551

Production, Planning & Expediting Clerk

$41,061

Freight Forwarder

$38,747

Cargo and Freight Agent

$38,747

 

Source: palmbeachstate.emsicc.com. Emsi uses data, reports, and forecasts which are generated using government data sources and proprietary analytical processes. Actual salaries will vary depending on the job function, industry, location and individual company.

employers

Here are examples of leading supply chain employers:


Florida

Aldi

Amazon

Brown Distributing

Cheney Brothers

Fastenel

FedEx

Florida Crystals

Nestle Water

Niagara Bottling

Oase Group/GeoGlobal Partners

Port of Palm Beach

Publix

Sysco Southeast Florida

Tenet Healthcare

Tropical Shipping

US Food Service

Walgreens

WDSrx

Nationally and Internationally

3M

Unilever

Inditex

Cisco Systems

Colgate-Palmolive

Intel

Nike

PepsiCo

Johnson & Johnson

H&M

Starbucks

Walmart

SCM Degree & Certificates

Global Logistics & Supply Chain Technology
PSAV Certificate | 600 Hours
Approx. length: 6 months, full-time; 9 months, part-time

This Postsecondary Adult Vocational certificate prepares students to work in transportation, distribution and logistics operations, including ports, carriers, warehouses and third-party logistics firms. Students graduate with an understanding of global logistics and supply chain technology, transportation systems, warehouse operations and the principles of economics to solve supply chain problems.

 

Logistics & Transportation Specialist
College Credit Certificate | 18 Credits
Approx. length: 6 months, full-time; 9 months, part-time

In just two terms, this CCC program gets students ready to handle a range of responsibilities that impact supply chain performance. Students gain marketable skills in logistics information systems, materials and inventory planning, transportation and distribution, and managing the supply chain from raw materials to delivered products. All credits from this certificate transfer into the A.S. degree in Supply Chain Management.

 

Supply Chain Management
Associate in Science degree | 60 Credits
Approx. length: 2 years, full-time; 3 years, part-time

This A.S. degree program prepares you to add value to any organization’s supply chain. Employers will be impressed with your knowledge and skills in the key functions of supply chain management, including your real-world grasp of transportation and logistics, supply chain analytics, finance, legal and ethical issues, warehouse operations and more. Upon completion, you can start your career right away or continue on for a Bachelor of Applied Science degree in Supervision and Management at PBSC. Or do both!


Request More Information

If you would like to receive more information about our Supply Chain programs, please fill out the online form.

 

Contact Information

Kimberly Lancaster
Associate Dean
Email: Kimberly Lancaster
Phone: 561-868-3689

 

Gigi Pinto
Administrative Assistant II 
Email: Gigi Pinto
Phone: 561-868-3514

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