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The Transportation Club at UMSL

Mission 

The purpose of the Transportation Club is to encourage and foster student understanding of the transportation and logistics industry, past and present. 

Objectives 

  • To Strive to show students at UMSL, real-world examples of how the study of transportation and logistics is applied and is essential to business activities today and in the past.
  • To facilitate social contact between and among students and industry professionals of logistics and transportation firms.
  • To provide a forum for professional development. 

The objectives of the Transportation Club at UMSL include providing opportunities for UMSL students to see real-world examples of how transportation and logistics are applied and are essential to business activities and facilitating social contact between and among students and industry professionals of transportation and logistics firms. Club activities are designed to showcase the importance of transportation and logistics, point out job opportunities in the industry, and help students network with industry professionals.

Events

Recently held Transportation Club events included a Meet and Greet held at the Center for Transportation Studies, a panel conversation – Transportation Trends in 2018 – with panelists from Cass Information Systems, Proctor and Gamble, Giltner, and Nestle Purina, a networking event with the Transportation Club of St. Louis, and a webinar discussing Technology in Global Transportation presented by UMSL Alum T. J. Schaefer, PhD.  The club also coordinates with the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals, Transportation Club of St. Louis, and the Missouri Aviation Historical Society.

Officers

Michel Mayouba – President
Brian Trull – Vice President

Faculty Advisor

Dr. Jill Bernard Bracy