LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga. (AP) Gwinnett Technical College is launching a logistics management concentration in hopes of supporting the industry, which has a major presence in the region. <br />
School officials say they will launch a two-semester logistic management concentration on Aug. 20 and final applications for the program are due July 31. <br />
School officials say logistics is the business of moving goods and services between manufacturers, retailers and consumers in fast, reliable ways. <br />
Officials say the concentration is focused on young newcomers and working professionals and classes will be offered in the evening. <br />
Some of the courses are expected to cover several subject areas including business logistics, materials management, purchasing and more.
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