Logistics employment reaches bottleneck in Alamo CityLogistics employment reaches bottleneck in Alamo Cityhttps://www.recenter.tamu.edu/news/newstalk-texas/?Item=95342012-09-21T10:05:00Z2012-09-21T00:00:00Z

SAN ANTONIO - Logistics is a career field with a growing demand for workers with program certificates and degrees, especially in San Antonio because of the Eagle Ford Shale drilling activity.

The area has 2,336 logistics jobs spread among 53 occupations, according to Charlie Moke, business services director with Workforce Solutions.

The companies hiring include: H-E-B, Southwest Research Institute, Union Pacific Corp., United Parcel Service of America Inc. and the U.S. Army.

Alamo College-Palo Alto issues various certificates and two-year associate degrees related to logistics. It also operates a two-year plus two-year agreement with Texas A&M University at San Antonio so students can obtain logistics bachelor's degrees.

About 90 percent of enrollees at Palo Alto's Logistics Management Department are older than the typical college student. As the fall semester started, 80 seats in the program were filled, with a capacity for 140.

Read more at the San Antonio Express-News.

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