Departments

Department of Economics with Logistics and Freight Management

Introduction

The course B.A., Economics with Logistics & Freight Management Innovative Programme is an excellent and unique programme available in Sri G.V.G. Visalakshi College for Women, Udumalpet. The dynamic changes in the world have absorbed the human resources to take up their jobs in multi modal transportation emerging in new era. Hence this course has motivated our students to take up their career opportunity as Supply Chain Managers, third party logistics service providers, freight forwarders, Clearing and Forwarding Agent to carry out the activities like warehousing management, inventory management, packaging and bench marking, total quality management and freight management. Foreign trade documentation and procedures have been taught for the career opportunities in logistics companies. The course envisages the students to aspire for the higher education in joining for Master of Business Administration in Logistics and Shipping Management.

Inception of the Department

The Innovative programme Economic with Logistics and Freight Management has been started during year June 2012 under UGC.

Features of the Department

The faculty members regularly publish articles in national and international level with impact factor
The faculty members are encouraged to attend national level and international conferences
The students are motivated to take up their industrial projects for practical experience in logistics.
The students take up their entrance exams like TANCET, CAT, MAT
The Department offers certificate course in Hindi – Certified by Department of Correspondence Courses-Ministry of Resource Development.

Objectives

To integrate the management of supply chain with managerial skills in order to cope up risk and uncertainties.
To acquaint the students to give knowledge of organization, co-ordination information technology, E-Commerce and project management skills to deal themselves in this rapid pace of changes in the world to be self reliant.
Prepare the students to take-up their jobs in logistics companies and aspire for higher studies as well.
To inculcate the ethical, moral and environmental awareness on reverse logistics for the sustainable development of industries at national level.
To create the interests on contributing their self services towards welfare of the society

Vision of the Department

Logistics aims to face the challenges and be self analytical and have linkages to meet the global standards to foster professional and creative self employment in dynamic environment.

Mission of the Department

To offer the choice of effective practical oriented preparation in the field of logistics.
Demonstrate advance ability to realize complex ideas which help the students for developing solution to meet the needs of specialized current industrial markets.

Courses Offered

B.A Economics with Logistics and Freight Management

Department High lights

The Department has been designed to incorporate the managerial style and executive knowledge in the field of logistics with following activities: -
Conducting national level seminars and conferences
Inviting resources persons related to freight forwarding in the core area of logistics
Providing uniform code to groom the students with executive management style
Providing hands on training in the campus
Regular industrial visits to logistics industries like. Concor India- Irugur, Hindustan Aeronauticals - Bangulore, Mysore Sandal Wood Factory etc,.