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Compare 3 PhD Programs in Logistics Management

After earning lower-level degrees, it is possible to continue your education to the highest level by earning a PhD. This is considered the most advanced form of study in most fields and usually involves three years of intense research and writing a thesis.

What is a PhD in Logistics Management? Logistics is the area of business that focuses on keeping the supply chain moving. Those that are pursuing a PhD in Logistics Management will be prepared for a leadership position in this area and must be completely familiar with process analysis, inventory management, task delegation, project design, and distribution procedures. Logistics is a vital part of the success of any corporation that delivers end products, especially if it does the shipping firsthand.

Earning a PhD offers students extensive benefits to their career, allowing them to enter many positions that are inaccessible to graduates of lower-degree programs. The salary that is possible to earn is also significantly higher when you hold a PhD.

The fees and tuition that you should expect to earn a PhD depend on many variables. The length and country of study, school and program of choice, and field of study all influence the cost. It is wise to research these aspects before enrolling.

While there are many careers in the field of logistics, those that pursue a PhD in this area will most likely fill the position of logistics manager, who is responsible for overseeing every element of distribution. Other positions of leadership include inventory supervisors, transportation specialists, and distribution managers. Logistic analysts fill a more technical role instead of leadership by analyzing the procedure and identifying areas of potential improvement.

If you are ready to begin working toward the fulfilling field of logistics management, find the program that suits you. Search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

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3 Results in Logistics Management

University of Johannesburg

The student should develop intellectual and specialized competencies and practical skills in the acquisition, interpretation, understanding, analysis, and application of ... [+]

The student should develop intellectual and specialized competencies and practical skills in the acquisition, interpretation, understanding, analysis, and application of logistics management principles. The student should develop research, writing and creative thinking skills in the logistics management field. The student should be able to take strategic decisions in the context of a logistics organization, or the logistics function of a company, and to analyze and assess any internal or external decision impacting the logistics function and/or profession. The student should also be able to reflect on his/her managerial decisions and applications to analyze and assess the effect thereof in the holistic context of logistics management. The thesis should constitute a reflection of knowledge and insight into the logistics management field.... [-]

South Africa Johannesburg
February 2020
Full-time
Part-time
2 - 4 years
Campus
The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

The PhD programme is designed for those interested in pursuing a career in advanced industrial research and development, or university research and teaching. The interdis ... [+]

The world economy has been undergoing a rapid transformation from a capital-intensive age to a knowledge-based age. The entire Asia-Pacific region is endeavouring to nurture businesses to meet the challenges of this transformation. Joining the Department of Industrial Engineering and Decision Analytics as a postgraduate student gives you the opportunity to gain a comprehensive grasp of both technological and managerial aspects of contemporary issues in this field and to make a contribution to progress in driving the world forward by improving technology management and operations management.

The PhD programme is designed for those interested in pursuing a career in advanced industrial research and development, or university research and teaching. This programme emphasizes training in original thinking and independent research. Students can design their programme of study to suit their interests and needs. The programme should cover a specialized area in industrial engineering and at least one minor area.... [-]

Hong Kong
September 2019
Full-time
Part-time
3 - 6 years
Campus
The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

The PhD programme is designed for those interested in pursuing a career in advanced industrial research and development, or university research and teaching. This program ... [+]

The world economy has been undergoing a rapid transformation from a capital-intensive age to a knowledge-based age. The entire Asia-Pacific region is endeavouring to nurture businesses to meet the challenges of this transformation. Joining the Department of Industrial Engineering and Decision Analytics as a postgraduate student gives you the opportunity to gain a comprehensive grasp of both technological and managerial aspects of contemporary issues in this field and to make a contribution to progress in driving the world forward by improving technology management and operations management.

The PhD programme is designed for those interested in pursuing a career in advanced industrial research and development, or university research and teaching. This programme emphasizes training in original thinking and independent research. Students can design their programme of study to suit their interests and needs. The programme should cover a specialized area in industrial engineering and at least one minor area.... [-]

Hong Kong
September 2019
Full-time
Part-time
3 - 6 years
Campus