Get The Skills To Be A Professional Logistics and Dispatch Specialist

Global Logistics and Dispatch Student Training at MIAT
Dispatchers face unique challenges every minute, and competently navigate situations as they arise

7 Month Global Logistics and Dispatch Training Program

Global Logistics and Dispatch Specialists play a vital role in the business operations of shipping companies, emergency responders, and other public and private organizations. Individuals with training in this field can choose from a wide range of career opportunities within the transportation and public and private service industries.

If you’re a level-headed individual, able to stay calm in a busy setting, and you’re looking to get established in a rewarding professional career (without spending years in school), training in Global Logistics and Dispatch could be an excellent opportunity.

Becoming A Qualified Logistics and Dispatch Professional

The Global Logistics and Dispatch Certificate program from MIAT College of Technology in Canton, MI, provides the hands-on training, practical experience and industry support it takes to pursue a rewarding career.

Classes are interactive and led by knowledgeable dispatchers with years of experience. You’ll get the one-on-one attention and personal support to pick up new skills quickly and the first-hand technical knowledge to feel confident entering the workforce.

The Transportation Dispatch portion of MIAT’s Global Logistics and Dispatch training program is rigorous and fast-paced. Subjects include:

  • Meteorology
  • Regulations
  • Navigation
  • Communication
  • Emergency procedures
  • Crisis management
  • Air traffic control
  • Computers
  • Transporting dangerous goods/hazardous materials
  • Human factors
  • Troubleshooting

As a graduate of this program, you’ll feel confident and fully prepared to enter any dispatch or logistics environment.

Career Opportunities

Successful graduates of this program are prepared for many entry-level career choices in a variety of areas, including:

  • Warehousing
  • Distribution
  • Import/Export
  • Customs and Managing Revenue-Based Transportation Services
  • Trucking & Common Carriers (over the road and local transport)
  • Service Fleets (energy operations, shuttle services, food/beverage service vehicles)
  • The Railroad Industry

A sample of job titles include:

  • Cargo Agent
  • Freight Forwarder/Broker
  • Shipping and Receiving Clerk
  • Traffic Manager
  • Documentation Clerk
  • Intermodal Dispatcher
  • Load Planner
  • Logistics Coordinator
  • Logistics Service Representative
  • Dispatcher
  • Communications Operator/Officer
  • Public Safety Dispatcher
  • Train Dispatcher
  • Bus Dispatcher
  • Communications Specialist
  • Crew Scheduler
  • Flight Follower
  • Customer Service Representative

MIAT programs are developed collaboratively with employers, so you get the exact skills and training they look for in potential hires. You’ll feel confident moving into any industry setting after gaining so much practical, real world training before you graduate.

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Global Logistics & Dispatch Programs

  • Aircraft Dispatch

    The Aircraft Dispatch Certificate Program is a combination of classroom, hands-on instruction and outside assignments.

  • Global Logistics and Dispatch

    The Transportation Dispatch portion of MIAT's Global Logistics and Dispatch certificate training program is rigorous and fast-paced.

Get Backed by Over 45 Years of Success

MIAT Established 1969 - Building Technical Careers

Since 1969 MIAT School of Technology has helped thousands of individuals get the industry-relevant skills, experience and connections it takes to pursue rewarding technical careers. After more than 45 years in technical career education, MIAT has built an excellent reputation and strong working relationships with top employers.

MIAT programs are developed in direct response to feedback from industry leaders looking for qualified employees.  MIAT partners directly with employers to develop programs specifically tailored to fit their needs. As an MIAT student you will get the relevant, up-to-date skills employers are looking for.

Get Credit for Your Existing Skills


At MIAT, we respect the time and energy you’ve put in to your military career. We don’t think you should have to spend time in school going over things you already know. Relevant skills you’ve demonstrated during your service, as verified on your Joint Service Transcripts (JSTs), may be applied to the credits of your MIAT program.  Let us help make your transition to a promising civilian career as quick and easy as possible.


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Get the Support You Need to Launch a Successful Career

We know logistics and dispatch training is about more than a certificate to hang on the wall – it’s about getting a rewarding career you can be proud of. At MIAT, we’re dedicated to supporting you throughout your career. From corporate contractors to international corporations, employers of all sizes have hired our graduates to work in specialized and high-demand careers.

Alumni and students preparing to graduate have a number of resources at MIAT to help them jump start their new careers, including personalized advising, interview techniques, resume feedback and development, and access to a number of job fairs to give students the opportunity to network and make contacts in the field of their study.

Financial Aid is available to those who qualify.

Is An Exciting Career In Global Logistics and Dispatch Right for You?
Get More Information…

If you’re interested in learning more about careers in logistics and dispatch, and exploring whether this is the right career field for you, fill out the form to receive more information.

A knowledgeable MIAT Admissions Advisor would be happy to answer any question you have and can help with everything from program schedules to financial aid.

Book a Tour and get a feel for what it’s like to be a Logistics and Dispatch Specialist and see if MIAT is right for you.

For immediate questions, give us a call at 1-800-447-1310.