Supply Chain Major and Career Info

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Supply chain and operations management (SCM) involves managing the flow of goods and services among businesses and between businesses and consumers. 

The Supply Chain & Operations Management program provides an understanding of supply chain management and the tools necessary for integrating the functions of procurement, operations, marketing, logistics, accounting, and information technology and for creating effective supply chain management systems.

SCM decisions center on value-added business processes which impact finance, marketing, information systems, operations management, and accounting. 


  • Develop innovative solutions to address business problems
  • Analyze market conditions
  • Build collaborative relationships between supply chain partners
  • Evaluate patterns within current practices and recognize possible future trends
  • Utilize information technology to enhance firm efficiency
  • Perform cost analysis to determine optimal solutions
  • Analyze and improve the operations and processes of a company
  • Communicate ideas and information clearly and persuasively with internal and external partners

Top Employers

  • Aldi
  • Amazon
  • Arrive Logistics
  • Cardinal Health
  • CHEP
  • Coyote Logistics
  • DHL Supply Chain
  • Eli Lilly & Co
  • Honda North America
  • J.M. Smucker Company
  • ODW Logistics
  • PepsiCo
  • Textron
  • XPO Logistics

Career Opportunities

  • Area Manager
  • Associate Marketing Manager
  • District Manager
  • Executive Development Program
  • Logistics Analyst
  • Operations Supervisor
  • Operations Trainee
  • Senior Analyst
  • Sourcing Manager
  • Strategy Associate
  • Supply Planner
  • TAP Staff Consultant