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Logistics and Supply Chain Management: Introduction


The field of business logistics is critical to the economy.  In 2012, about $836 billion was spent in the United States on transportation out of approximately $1.3 trillion spent on logistics that year (almost 63% of the total).1

This guide will help you find information about all aspects of logistics and supply chain management.

To learn about the language of logistics and supply chains, consult the Logistics Glossary provided by Embassy Freight.

The databases listed in this Research Guide are available only to Truckee Meadows Community College students, faculty and staff. You will need your TMCC credentials (Username and Password) to access them off-campus.

For information about the Logistics and Supply Chain Management program at TMCC, see the Business Studies Disciplines page.

1Definitive Guide to Transportation (Goldsby, Iyengar and Rao, 2014), p.7.

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