Maritime Center Training Programs
Short-term intensive training programs for Logistics


Introduction to Logistics

Ideal for Logistics Specialist Positions

Focuses on logistics from the warehouse and drayage perspective, and will help prepare students for specialist, analyst, and entry-level operations positions in the logistics sector. Students will gain a general understanding of the supply chain and logistics, learn about and be exposed to related technology and software, and learn industry terminology.

Intermediate Logistics

Ideal for Logistics Manager Positions

Designed for people currently working in the industry in positions such as logistics specialists, operations coordinators, and analysts. It will prepare students for positions such as logistics manager and will cover first-time supervisory skills, basic forecasting and projections, Kaizen, cost analysis and budgeting, and more.

Intermediate Transportation Operations​

Ideal for Supervisory Transportation Operations Positions

Designed for current industry workers who want to advance into a supervisory role. This course includes driver and time management, vehicle and driver safety, compliance, port, and terminal operations, federal and state regulations, first-time supervisory skills, and more. Ideal for truck drivers who want to shift into operations, or dispatchers who want to move up.

Dispatching for Logistics

Ideal for Dispatcher/Dispatch Coordinator Positions

Covers the introductory skills to become a dispatcher/dispatch coordinator. The course includes routing, scheduling, regulations, and interpersonal and conflict management skills. Students will also gain a general understanding of logistics, the supply chain, and the basics of drayage operations.

International Transportation & U.S. Customs Clearance Procedures

Designed to contain valuable knowledge for all levels – beginners, as well as those with some experience in the field. This course takes an in-depth approach to train students on the “must-haves” of global logistics, including ocean and air transportation components/processes, calculation of shipping costs, and import/export documentation, as well as classification and valuation of goods for the U.S. Customs clearance. The skills developed in this course will prepare students for positions such as import compliance specialist, ocean contract administrator, break bulk coordinator, and more.


All cancellations must be via email or telephone within 48 hours of the start of the seminar/workshop date. No refunds will be provided for a cancellation of a confirmed registration within the 48-hour period before the class start date. If you cancel and wish to enroll in a future seminar/workshop, you may transfer your paid fees to the future seminar/workshop.

If for some reason you are not able to attend this course, please note that we have other dates and times available, so please contact us to reschedule. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us at (562) 938-4068.

Note: The department reserves the right to add or cancel classes and make adjustments in the scheduled days, hours, room assignments, fees or instructors of any class.