Harper College

Supply Chain Management/Logistics Apprenticeship

Supply chain management is a booming field evident in nearly every business involving supplying goods to customers. Transport companies have turned to apprenticeships to lower their logistics recruitment costs. Managing a supply chain requires knowledge and skills in everything from purchasing raw materials for manufacturing products, storing inventory, warehouse operations management, shipping and transportation, customer service, to demand planning.

The Supply Chain Management/Logistics Apprenticeship is a two-year program. Students attend school in 12-week blocks each semester including the summer. They are in class on Tuesdays and Thursdays and work at the employer on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays. Students are assigned a dedicated mentor on the job.

Apprentices completing this program will have earned an A.A.S. degree in Supply Chain Management, a certification from the Department of Labor that they are fully qualified for their occupation, and at least two years of experience.

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Job Functions

Supply Chain Management professionals plan, direct or coordinate purchasing, warehousing, distribution, forecasting, customer service, or planning services; Manage logistics systems and direct daily operations.

Salary Outlook

Please note: The following are NOT a guarantee of salary, just an estimated outlook in this industry.

  • $50,000–$70,000

Job Titles in Supply Chain Management

  • Supply Chain Manager
  • Logistics Supervisor
  • Purchasing Manager
  • Freight Forwarder
  • Production Planner
  • Procurement Manager

Documents (PDFs)

Next steps

  1. Submit an Interest Form
  2. Apply to Harper College
  3. Take the placement test by visiting your Student Portal and click "Testing".
  4. Interview with companies interested in hiring an apprentice.
Last Updated: 2/19/24