About the Program

The support of the local business community, inauguration of the LITSLAB, Flagship Program designation and Jacksonville's geographic advantage, have placed the UNF Transportation and Logistics Flagship Program among the best in the nation. 

  • UNF placed 14th in number of articles published in seven prominent logistics journals according to research published in the Journal of Business Logistics (2010).
  • Placed in the top 25 nationally regarding institutional thought leadership in the discipline by the Journal of Supply Chain Management (Spring 2007), based on its past 40 years of publications.
  • The Intermodal Association of North America (IANA) awarded the UNF Transportation and Logistics Flagship Program an unrestricted annual gift of $25,000 guaranteed for three years. UNF is one of only 4 universities to achieve this distinction.
  • Boasting the only Logistics Information Technology Solutions Lab in the Southeast, the UNF program offers students and executives in the region an opportunity to learn about state-of-the-art supply chain tools and solutions. UNF’s LITSLAB one of the best-equipped university labs of its kind in the nation with software donations from Manhattan Associates, Barloworld and Magaya valued at $1.3 million.
  • Program graduates are automatically CTL certified (upon application, by blanket waiver) by the American Society of Transportation and Logistics – recognition of curriculum quality granted to only 28 programs nationwide.

 

Jacksonville – “Americas Logistics Center”

As a growing leader in logistics and international commerce, the Jacksonville region provides opportunities for students to gain valuable logistics experience. Program faculty and staff have built relationships with firms such as CEVA Logistics, Crowley, CSX, Landstar, Norfolk Southern, Sea Star Line, Southeast Toyota Distributors, Gexpro, Target, UPS, Walgreens, Volkswagen, and PSS World Medical, just to name a few. Jacksonville is a major distribution hub with extensive access to rail, air, maritime and highway transportation as well as warehousing and international logistics. CSX Transportation, CEVA Logistics, Crowley Maritime, Landstar System, Inc., Total Military Management, and the Suddath Companies all have major corporate facilities on the First Coast.