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Get an Accredited BBA in Supply Chain Management – Logistics and Intermodal Transportation

Intermodal transportation is the movement of product throughout supply chains by more than one mode of transportation to maximize service levels and minimize costs. The BBA in Supply Chain Management (SCM) – Logistics and Intermodal Transportation (LIT) program begins with a focus on transportation and supply chain concepts and principles and builds into the advanced study of logistics operations, international logistics and intermodal distribution management. The content provides strong consensus between faculty expertise and Gartner Group’s Supply Chain Talent Attribute Model, which is valued by hiring companies in logistics, manufacturing and service operations industries. Majors in SCM also may earn certification credentials embedded within our programs.

LIT as a Career

Logistics and Intermodal Transportation emphasis focuses on intelligent movements of cargo in shipping containers or trailers by more than one mode (water, rail, road, air) of transportation to maximize service levels and minimize costs.

Managing complex delivery and distribution functions across global supply chains provides dynamic and energetic career opportunities. The LIT emphasis has a strong natural fit with the region’s hubs of economic activity: the Georgia Ports Authority in conjunction with major railroad, trucking, ocean cargo, airfreight and warehousing companies. The program of study includes many opportunities to interact with industry managers via focused career networking events, guest lecturers and internships.

LIT Career Options

  • Logistics planner
  • Materials manager
  • Operations analyst
  • Purchasing manager
  • Supply chain consultant
  • Transportation manager
  • Warehousing manager

Our logistics and intermodal transportation graduates have successful careers with

  • Amazon
  • Apple
  • Deloitte
  • DHL Supply Chain
  • C.H. Robinson
  • CSX Transportation
  • JB Hunt
  • Georgia Pacific
  • Georgia Ports Authority
  • Gulfstream Aerospace Corporation
  • JAXPORT
  • Norfolk Southern Corporation
  • Target Corporation
  • United Parcel Service (UPS)
  • WestRock

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Internships

Internships help you better integrate academic knowledge with practical applications. Exposure to economic practices and business environments can also help you decide which career path is right for you and help jump start your career before entering the workforce on a permanent basis.

LIT students have recently been offered internships by

  • Briggs Equipment
  • C.H. Robinson
  • C.L. Services
  • DHL Supply Chain
  • GAF
  • Georgia Ports Authority
  • Gulfstream Aerospace
  • Interfor
  • Nolan Transportation Group
  • Packaging Corporation of America
  • Premier Transportation
  • R&L Global Logistics
  • Schneider
  • Swift Transportation
  • Syfan Logistics
  • Target
  • TICO
  • U.S. Army 10th Mountain Division
  • USA Trucks, Inc.

Last updated: 8/10/2021