Warehousing and Logistics Training

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The Performance Improvement Institute at the Kern Community College District is offering a grant funded training program at no charge to individuals who qualify to help prepare them for careers working as Warehousing, Distribution and Logistic professionals.

Learning Warehousing, Distribution and Logistic

Relevant program content spans: Warehousing & Distribution Center Operations, Transportation Operations, Forklift Certification, Logistics Planning & Management Services, Facility and Mobile Equipment Maintenance, Transportation Systems/Infrastructure, Health & Safety, Sales & Service and IT.

Logistics Overview

Trainees will learn Logistics is the detailed coordination of a complex operation involving many people, facilities, or supplies; the commercial activity of transporting goods to customers. Program objectives include learning about the responsibilities for the movement of raw materials and component parts into and within a business firm and for the distribution of finished products and services to customers. Trainees will understand having products and/or services in the right place at the right time is critical for success in any business, and that logistics plays a critical role in a firm’s comprehensive supply chain. The program exposes learners to career exploration in the logistics field and offers trainees the opportunity to make a significant contribution to effectiveness in this area.

Career Opportunities in Logistics

Logistics opportunities are in demand in a variety of business sectors, including Distribution Centers, manufacturing, merchandising, service institutions, transportation, third-party logistics, government, and consulting.

In order to be eligible for the program, individuals MUST meet the following requirements:

  • Must be at least 18 years old
  • Hold a high school diploma, certificate of completion or GED
  • No violent felony convictions