Logistics Information Technology Solutions Lab (LITSLAB)

The exploding field of logistics and its importance to the Jacksonville economy makes acquiring the latest software for student instruction imperative for UNF’s Transportation and Logistics Flagship Program. While most university programs typically use customized academic simulations to teach, UNF utilizes the same programs used by business professionals. UNF is a member of a prestigious community of universities around the world that license and use SAP software to understand and manage critical operations. The employability of UNF Transportation and Logistics graduates is enhanced by integrating a strong curriculum with hands-on experience and state-of-the-art technology.

  • iLog, an IBM product, is used to design and/or modify logistics or supply chain networks to increase efficiency and effectiveness. The software tool enables companies to monitor planning for domestic or global geographic regions and make sure the plans meet demand forecasts while tracking inventory, supplier and customer orders, and related shipments.
  • Magaya Corporation donated 115 user licenses for Supply Chain Solution software for core warehouse and transportation transaction processing. Used by third-party logistics providers, the Magaya suite allows for management of all aspects, including purchasing, transportation, shipment and delivery, and full accounting.
  • UNF is a member of the SAP University Alliance, which allows students to access multiple modules of the SAP suite of Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) software. Students gain practical experience in the integration of different functional areas within and across companies and understand the impact on the entire organization.  
  • UNF is a certified university with access to demonstrate and teach transportation solutions using the Mercury Gate transportation management system that is employed by hundreds of shippers and carriers around the world. Mercury Gate software is provided via a cloud-based platform and can be accessed by UNF graduates outside of the LITSLAB).


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