The Center for Advanced Logistics Management (CALM) was established in 2009 to meet the needs of the U.S. Marine Corps Logistics Base located in Albany, Georgia, the state’s southwest region, also local industries.
The purpose of the CALM is to enhance the professional capability of logisticians by addressing the problems associated with the compartmentalized nature of logistics and help logisticians think and operate in cross-functional environments. The CALM does this through its partnership with industry logistics leaders.
With the creation of supply chain positions at companies such as H.J. Heinz and Ann Taylor Stores in recent years, students recognize the benefits of pursuing a career in a field with the potential for upward mobility (businessweek.com).
CALM Board of Advisors
A group of well-respected senior executives and officers engaged in supply chain and logistics decision making at the U. S. Marine Corps Logistics Base, the U.S. Army, Tyco International, United Parcel Service, Miller Coors and Matson Logistics Company advise Albany State administrators. The board meets twice each year to discuss industry trends and how to implement new methods into the program.
Supply Chain and Logistics Management is a Growing Field
As the supply chain and logistics management field continues to grow, so does the demand for highly-trained managers. The necessary skill sets—analytical, strategic and technological savvy—makes careers in logistics attractive to workers in different areas of business. It also is a rapidly growing field for women and minorities. Soar in a rewarding field where there’s a diverse workforce, career advancement and a lucrative salary with attractive benefits.