Manufacturing Technology: Transportation/Warehousing/Distribution/Logistics (TWDL) Specialization

Associate in Applied Science Degree - MAFT.AAS.V62

Through general education and core courses, the Manufacturing Technology: Transportation / Warehousing / Distribution / Logistics (TWDL) Specialization is designed to provide the student with fundamental theories of manufacturing related to transportation, supply chain, the economy, modes of transportation, special carriers, global transportation, costing, pricing, carrier strategy and information management, exporting and importing skills, integrated supply chain management, process and capacity planning and control, inventory planning, forecasting, just-in-time philosophy, push vs. pull program, total quality management, enterprise resource planning and security related systems. The curriculum also includes practical skills in rigging, forklift operation, lubrication, and computer programs.

The core competencies of manufacturing production taught in this program are based on the Manufacturing Skill Standards Council criteria. The MSSC is an industry-led, training, assessment and certification system focused on the core skills and knowledge needed by the nation’s front-line production and material handling workers.

Students can finish a number of short-term training certificates as they progress through the program, and can join the program at multiple points, depending on assessment results and educational goals. To be successful in the Transportation / Warehousing / Distribution / Logistics (TWDL) Specialization, students should first complete the Manufacturing Logistics Certificate.

This program was created as part of the Illinois Network for Advanced Manufacturing, which includes 21 Illinois community colleges.

Learn more: Dwayne Musick, email dmusick@kcc.edu, phone 815-802-8516.

General Education (8 courses)
Credit hours: 24

  • * BSNS 1603 - Business Communications or SPCH 1553 - Introductory Speech
  • * BSNS 2423 - Internship Experience
  • * ENGL 1413 - Fundamentals of Writing or higher
  • MAFT 1323 - Lean & Quality Overview
  • * MATH 1113 - Technical Mathematics I or higher
  • * MATH 1123 - Technical Mathematics II or higher
  • ELECTIVE - General education (3 credit hours)
  • ELECTIVE - Technical elective (3 credit hours)

Technology Core Courses (3 courses)
Credit hours: 8

  • ELTR 1402 - Industrial Safety
  • TWDL 1113 - Certified Logistics Associate
  • * TWDL 1223 - Certified Logistics Technician

Transportation, Warehousing, Distribution and Logistics (12 courses)
Credit hours 31

  • TWDL 1003 - Transportation & Physical Distribution
  • TWDL 1103 - Introduction to Supply Chain Management
  • TWDL 1203 - Introduction to Import/Export
  • TWDL 1303 - Principles of Operation Management
  • TWDL 1402 - Transportation & Cargo Security
  • BSNS 1553 - Introduction to Business
  • * COSC 1372 - Excel
  • COSC 1513 - Introduction to Information Processing
  • MAFT 1102 - Manufacturing Forklift
  • MCHN 1442 - Rigging
  • MCHN 1452 - Lubrication
  • SPAN 1503 - Basic Spanish

*Course has prerequisite.

MINIMUM CREDIT HOURS FOR COMPLETION: 63

Transportation, Warehousing, Distribution and Logistics A.A.S. —
Suggested course sequence

Fall
ELTR 1402 2 cr. hrs.
* ENGL 1413 3 cr. hrs.
MAFT 1323 3 cr. hrs.
* MATH 1113 3 cr. hrs.
TWDL 1113 3 cr. hrs.
* TWDL 1223 3 cr. hrs.

Spring
COSC 1513 3 cr. hrs.
* MATH 1123 3 cr. hrs.
MAFT 1102 2 cr. hrs.
SPAN 1503 3 cr. hrs.
TWDL 1103 3 cr. hrs.
TWDL 1303 3 cr. hrs.

Fall
BSNS 1553 3 cr. hrs.
* COSC 1372 2 cr. hrs.
Technical elective 3 cr. hrs.
TWDL 1003 3 cr. hrs.
TWDL 1203 3 cr. hrs.
TWDL 1402 2 cr. hrs.
Technical elective 3 cr. hrs.

Spring
* BSNS 2423 3 cr. hrs.
* BSNS 1603 or * SPCH 1553 3 cr. hrs.
MCHN 1442 2 cr. hrs.
MCHN 1452 2 cr. hrs.
General education elective 3 cr. hrs.

Additional program information

Students who successfully pass the two assessments will be recognized as a Certified Logistics Technician (CLT) by the MSSC.



Manufacturing Transportation, Warehousing, Distribution and Logistics II
Advanced Certificate - MAFT.CRT.V66

The Manufacturing Transportation/Warehousing/Distribution/Logistics Specialization Advanced Certificate is designed to provide the student with fundamental theories of manufacturing related to transportation, supply chain, the economy, modes of transportation, special carriers, global transportation, costing, pricing, carrier strategy and information management, exporting and importing skills, integrated supply chain management, process and capacity planning and control, inventory planning, forecasting, just-in-time philosophy, push vs. pull program, total quality management, enterprise resource planning and security related systems. Such supply chain and transportation entry-level positions include, but are not limited to: analyst, management trainee and first line supervisor. The curriculum also includes practical skills in rigging, forklift operation, lubrication, and computer programs.

The core competencies of manufacturing production taught in this program are based on the Manufacturing Skill Standards Council criteria. The MSSC is an industry-led, training, assessment and certification system focused on the core skills and knowledge needed by the nation’s front-line production and material handling workers.

Learn more: Dwayne Musick, email dmusick@kcc.edu, phone 815-802-8516.
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Manufacturing TWDL Core (17 courses)

  • TWDL 1003 - Transportation & Physical Distribution
  • TWDL 1103 - Introduction to Supply Chain Management
  • TWDL 1113 - Certified Logistics Associate
  • TWDL 1203 - Introduction to Import/Export
  • * TWDL 1223 - Certified Logistics Technician
  • TWDL 1303 - Principles of Operation Management
  • TWDL 1402 - Transportation & Cargo Security
  • BSNS 1553 - Introduction to Business
  • * COSC 1372 - Excel
  • COSC 1513 - Introduction to Information Processing
  • ELTR 1402 - Industrial Safety
  • MAFT 1102 - Manufacturing Forklift
  • MAFT 1323 - Lean & Quality Overview
  • * MATH 1113 - Technical Mathematics I or higher level mathematics
  • MCHN 1442 - Rigging
  • MCHN 1452 - Lubrication
  • SPAN 1503 - Basic Spanish

*Course has prerequisite.

MINIMUM CREDIT HOURS REQUIRED FOR COMPLETION: 45

Manufacturing TWDL II Certificate—
Suggested course sequence

Fall
TWDL 1113 3 cr. hrs.
*TWDL 1223  3 cr. hrs.
* MATH 1113 3 cr. hrs.
COSC 1513 3 cr. hrs.

Spring
TWDL 1103 3 cr. hrs.
TWDL 1303 3 cr. hrs.
* COSC 1372 2 cr. hrs.
MCHN 1442 2 cr. hrs.
MCHN 1452 2 cr. hrs.

Fall
ELTR 1402 2 cr. hrs.
MAFT 1102 2 cr. hrs.
TWDL 1003 3 cr. hrs.
TWDL 1203 3 cr. hrs.

Spring
BSNS 1553 3 cr. hrs.
MAFT 1323 3 cr. hrs.
SPAN 1503 3 cr. hrs.
TWDL 1402 2 cr. hrs.

Additional program information

Students who successfully pass the two assessments will be recognized as a Certified Logistics Technician (CLT) by the MSSC.

Program note

This program is part of the Manufacturing Technology: Transportation / Warehousing / Distribution / Logistics Specialization sequence, designed to give flexible training options depending on the students’ goals. To be successful in this certificate, students should first complete the Manufacturing Logistics Certificate and the Manufacturing Transportation / Warehousing / Distribution / Logistics I Certificate. The next step after this advanced certificate is an associate degree.



Manufacturing Transportation, Warehousing, Distribution and Logistics I Certificate -  MAFT.CRT.V66A

The Transportation/Warehousing/Distribution/Logistics Specialization curriculum is designed to provide the student with the fundamental theories of transportation and distribution in the manufacturing industry. The course work is specific to the entry-level jobs. Transportation and distribution entry-level positions include, but are not limited to: customer service, sales, pricing, and loading dock supervisor trainee. This program will build the core competencies of manufacturing logistics through the Manufacturing Skill Standards Council (MSSC). Students who successfully pass the two assessments will be recognized as a Certified Logistics Technician (CLT) by the MSSC. The curriculum is also designed to develop practical skills in forklift operations.

Learn more: Dwayne Musick, email dmusick@kcc.edu, phone 815-802-8516.

Manufacturing TWDL Core (10 courses)

  • TWDL 1003 - Transportation & Physical Distribution
  • TWDL 1113 - Certified Logistics Associate
  • * TWDL 1223 - Certified Logistics Technician
  • * COSC 1372 - Excel
  • COSC 1513 - Intro to Information Processing
  • ELTR 1402 - Industrial Safety
  • MAFT 1102 - Manufacturing Forklift
  • MAFT 1323 - Lean & Quality Overview
  • * MATH 1113 - Technical Mathematics I or higher
  • SPAN 1503 - Basic Spanish

*Course has prerequisite.

MINIMUM CREDIT HOURS REQUIRED FOR COMPLETION: 27

Manufacturing TWDL I Certificate—
Suggested course sequence

Fall
COSC 1513 3 cr. hrs.
TWDL1113 3 cr. hrs.
* TWDL1223 3 cr. hrs.

Spring
MAFT 1323 3 cr. hrs.
* MATH 1113 3 cr. hrs.
TWDL 1003 2 cr. hrs.

Fall
ELTR 1402 2 cr. hrs.
MAFT 1102 2 cr. hrs.
SPAN 1503 3 cr. hrs.
* COSC 1372 2 cr. hrs.

Program note

This program is part of the Manufacturing Technology: Transportation / Warehousing / Distribution/ Logistics Specialization sequence, designed to give flexible training options depending on the students’ goals. The next steps in this sequence for students who continue after this certificate are an advanced certificate and associate degree.


Manufacturing Logistics Certificate - V62B

The Manufacturing Logistics Certificate is designed to build the core competencies of manufacturing logistics, technical math skills, lean and quality management, and industrial safety. The curriculum is designed to prepare students for additional manufacturing logistics certificates, prepare students for internships, and prepare students for entry-level positions in logistics in the manufacturing industry. The Manufacturing Logistics Certificate curriculum is designed to develop within the student the core competencies of manufacturing logistics through the Manufacturing Skill Standards Council (MSSC). Students who successfully pass the two assessments will be recognized as a Logistics Technician (CPT) by the MSSC.

Learn more: Dwayne Musick, email dmusick@kcc.edu, phone 815-802-8516.

Manufacturing Logistics Core (5 courses)

  • TWDL 1113 - Certified Logistics Associate
  • * TWDL 1223 - Certified Logistics Technician
  • * MATH 1113 - Technical Mathematics I or higher
  • MAFT 1323 - Lean & Quality Overview
  • ELTR 1402 - Industrial Safety

MINIMUM CREDIT HOURS REQUIRED FOR COMPLETION - 14

Manufacturing Logistics Certificate—Suggested course sequence

Fall
TWDL 1113 3 cr. hrs.
* TWDL 1223 3 cr. hrs.

Spring
ELTR 1402 2 cr. hrs.
MAFT 1323 3 cr. hrs.
* MATH 1113 3 cr. hrs.


Basic Manufacturing TWDL Certificate –
TECH V66B

The Basic Transportation/Warehousing/Distribution/Logistics (TWDL) Certificate is designed to provide the student with the fundamental theories of transportation and distribution for an entry-level position in the Manufacturing TWDL industry. Transportation and distribution entry-level positions include, but are not limited to: customer service trainee, sales trainee and loading dock trainee.

Learn more: Dwayne Musick, email dmusick@kcc.edu, phone 815-802-8516.

Core (5 courses)

  • COSC 1372 - Excel
  • COSC 1513 - Introduction to Information Processing
  • MAFT 1102 - Manufacturing Forklift
  • SPAN 1503 - Basic Spanish
  • TWDL 1003 - Transportation and Physical Distribution

*Course has prerequisite.

MINIMUM CREDIT HOURS REQUIRED FOR COMPLETION: 13

Basic Manufacturing TWDL Certificate –
Suggested course sequence 

Fall
TWDL 1003 3 cr. hrs.
COSC 1513 3 cr. hrs.

Spring
* COSC 1372 2 cr. hrs.
MAFT 1102 2 cr. hrs.
SPAN 1503 3 cr. hrs.

*Course has prerequisite.

Program note

This program is part of the Manufacturing Technology: TWDL sequence, designed to give flexible training options depending on the students’ goals. The next steps in this sequence for students who continue after this certificate are the Intermediate Manufacturing TWDL Certificate, Manufacturing Logistics Certificate, Manufacturing TWDL I Certificate, Manufacturing TWDL II Advanced Certificate, and an associate degree.


Intermediate Manufacturing TWDL Certificate – TECH V70

The Intermediate Manufacturing Transportation/Warehousing/Distribution/Logistics (TWDL) Certificate is designed to provide the student with fundamental theories of manufacturing related to transportation, supply chain, the economy, modes of transportation, special carriers, global transportation, costing, pricing, carrier strategy and information management, exporting and importing skills, integrated supply chain management, process and capacity planning and control, inventory planning, forecasting, just-in-time philosophy, push vs. pull program, total quality management, enterprise resource planning and security related systems with practical skills in rigging, forklift operation, lubrication, and computer programs for an entry-level position in the Manufacturing TWDL industry. Supply chain and transportation entry-level positions include, but are not limited to: analyst trainee, management trainee, and first line supervisor trainee.

Learn more: Dwayne Musick, email dmusick@kcc.edu, phone 815-802-8516.

Core (12 courses)

  • BSNS 1553 - Introduction to Business
  • COSC 1372 - Excel
  • COSC 1513 - Introduction to Information Processing
  • MAFT 1102 - Manufacturing Forklift
  • MCHN 1442 - Rigging
  • MCHN 1452 - Lubrication
  • SPAN 1503 - Basic Spanish
  • TWDL 1003 - Transportation and Physical Distribution
  • TWDL 1103 - Introduction to Supply Chain Management
  • TWDL 1203 - Introduction to Import/Export
  • TWDL 1303 - Principles of Operations Management
  • TWDL 1402 - Transportation & Cargo Security

*Course has prerequisite.

MINIMUM CREDIT HOURS REQUIRED FOR COMPLETION: 31

Intermediate. Manufacturing TWDL Certificate – 
Suggested course sequence

Fall
TWDL 1003 3 cr. hrs.
TWDL 1203 3 cr. hrs.
COSC 1513 3 cr. hrs.

Spring
* COSC 1372 2 cr. hrs.
TWDL 1103 3 cr. hrs.
MCHN 1442 2 cr. hrs.
MCHN 1452 2 cr. hrs.
TWDL 1303 3 cr. hrs.

Summer
TWDL 1402 2 cr. hrs.

Fall
BSNS 1553 3 cr. hrs.
SPAN 1503 3 cr. hrs.
MAFT 1102 2 cr. hrs.

* Course has prerequisite.

Program note

This program is part of the Manufacturing Technology: TWDL sequence, designed to give flexible training options depending on the students’ goals. The next steps in this sequence for students who continue after this certificate are the Manufacturing Logistics Certificate, Manufacturing TWDL I Certificate, Manufacturing TWDL II Advanced Certificate, and an associate degree.


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