Inbound Logistics--Supply chain management (SCM) is a relatively new field of academic study. Only in the past few decades have universities begun to offer SCM majors and concentrations, merging aspects of business, information technology, and logistics into one pedagogical framework.

Information technology (IT) plays a critical role in the complex web of supply chains that define the global economy. As a result, it has never been more important for new professionals in the supply chain field to have experience with the digital tools that are essentially the backbone of major supply chain operations.

To give prospective students—and their employers—greater insight into the curriculums of some top SCM programs in the United States, Software Advice, a Gartner information technology research and advisory company, analyzed the strength, depth, and variety of software- and IT-related courses in those programs. Read more