The Logistics Institute is a non-profit organization that certifies individuals working in logistics with the Professional Logistician (P.Log.) Designation. They are the industry’s leading source of logistics training and certification. Visit their website at www.LogInstitute.ca.
Kwantlen Polytechnic University (KPU) offers a Citation in Parts and Warehousing (Foundation). This program provides theoretical and practical learning of various inventory ordering and control management techniques; preparing students for employment in the parts and service industry. For registered apprentices in Parts Person or Logistics and Distribution, KPU provides progressive in-school technical training towards apprenticeship and Red Seal completion. For more information. Please visit their website at www.kwantlen.ca
CITT programs and services are centered around a comprehensive certification process that leads to the CITT designation. CITT caters to the complete logistics menu with a focus on the transportation component. Their Program of Study challenges participants to develop skills that allow them to make decisions based on integrated logistics thinking. For more information, please visit their website at www.citt.ca
Sauder School of Business offers a Bachelor of Commerce Degree with a Transportation and Logistics Option (TLOG). This option is designed to prepare students for careers with carriers, logistics functions in manufacturing and distribution firms, and government departments at the city, provincial, and federal levels. You will receive training in transport economics and management, government investment and regulatory programs affecting transportation and utilities, and business logistics. Courses emphasize current and applied problems and the use of computers in management and problem solving. It is recommended that you use electives to gain complimentary knowledge in related fields such as marketing, finance, and quantitative methods. More information can be found at the www.sauder.ubc.ca.
BCIT offers an Operations Management Certificate with a Materials Management Option – This program provides working adults with the training and education necessary to pursue a career in materials management. The program is of interest to anyone involved in materials management, buying, or related professions. Others benefiting from this program include: production and inventory control professionals who want to increase their knowledge of the field; newcomers to the profession who want to acquire a solid foundation on which to build a career; and those choosing careers in purchasing, accounting, production supervision, traffic or warehousing. This certificate includes the APICS certification review courses. For more information visit www.bcit.ca.
The Materials Handling and Management Society of Ontario (MHMS), our sister organization, offers a Professional in Materials Management (P.MM) designation. Visit their website at www.mhmsontario.com.
The SCMA was formed in 2013 through the amalgamation of the Purchasing Management Association of Canada and Supply Chain and Logistics Association of Canada. With a combined history of more than 140 years, today the association embraces all aspects of strategic supply chain management.
CITT is Canada’s leading professional development organization in the supply chain and transportation logistics sector. They promote professional excellence and advancement for transportation logisticians by offering professional certification, development and networking opportunities.
APICS builds operations management excellence in individuals and enterprises through superior education and training, internationally recognized certifications, comprehensive resources, and a worldwide network of accomplished industry professionals.