Introduction to the Automated Warehouse

Foundational text for the 21st century Supply Chain Technician. It acquaints the reader with all the skillsets they need to succeed in an automated warehouse or distribution center. Videos, puzzles, games, illustrations, and interactive widgets vividly engage the reader while delivering the material in a way that is both fun and easy to understand.

e-Textbook Details

This eTextbook has a total of 13 chapters and has the option to utilize individual chapters, as many of the topics apply to other disciplines. The eTextbook and accompanying course are suitable for both high school or community college for either credit or non-credit classes, and can even be articulated between the two.

It serves as partial preparation for MSSC’s Certified Logistics Associate (CTA) or Certified Logistics Technician (CLT).

Instructor's Manual

An instructor’s manual is available to assist in planning and organizing courses that use this eText.

The manual includes learning objectives, sample syllabi, case studies appropriate for classroom discussions or homework assignments, additional supplemental exercises, and all eText review exercise solutions.

To obtain a copy of the instructor’s manual, please request it from Bob Sompolski at

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