Students must be available Monday-Friday from 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. for in-person training at the Food Bank of Delaware.

What is L.O.G.I.C.?

L.O.G.I.C. (Logistics, Operations, General Warehousing and Inventory Control) is an 11-week training program, certified as a trade school by the Delaware Department of Education, that prepares students for careers in the warehousing/logistics industry. Under the guidance of Operations Instructor, Joe Cunha, students train in the warehouse of the Food Bank of Delaware in Newark. Students learn to use major equipment like end riders, lift trucks, order pickers and pallet jacks.

Why L.O.G.I.C.?

  • The warehousing industry is booming and pays well
  • Employers are in need of well-trained, job-ready employees
  • Free training program

Students have the opportunity to receive:

  • Certified Logistics Associate and Certified Logistics Technician credentials from the Manufacturing Skills Standards Council. Click here to learn more about the certifications!
  • OSHA-10 General Industry Certificate
  • Forklift Certification

What’s a Certified Logistics Technician credential?

The purpose of the Certified Logistics Technician (CLT) ® certification program is to recognize individuals who demonstrate mastery of the core competencies of material handling at the front-line (entry-level to front-line supervisor) through successful completion of the certification assessments. The goal of the CLT certification program is to raise the level of performance of logistics technicians both to assist the individuals in finding higher-wage jobs and to help employers ensure their workforce increases the company’s productivity and competitiveness.

Questions? Contact:

Sheliah Smith
(302) 292-1305 ext 234 or


A look at our curriculum: 

Week 1: Introduction to Warehousing and Logistics
Week 2: Receiving
Week 3: Storing and Restocking
Week 4: Picking, Packing and Quality Control
Week 5: Loading and Shipping
Week 6: Inventory Control
Week 7: Introduction to Transportation
Week 8: Customer Service
Week 9: Customer Service
Weeks 10-11: Work Experience


1/17/23 – 3/31/23

Program Requirements:

  • Be 18 years of age or older.
  • Have a High School diploma or GED diploma or be seeking to obtain.
  • Have reading and math skills at or above an 8th grade level.
  • Not be a danger to self or others.
  • Be available to be in class from 9:00am to 4:00pm Monday through Friday.
  • Be curious, ready to learn, and willing to do homework.
  • Have a strong desire to gain and maintain employment in the warehouse/logistics industry.


  • Be able to read, speak, and comprehend English in a fast paced environment.
  • Have basic math skills and an adequate reading level for studying a textbook, completing exams, and writing job related documents.
  • Be able to lift 40 pounds and stand up to 6-8 hours daily with or without a reasonable accommodation.
  • Be able to see well enough to read at 2.5 feet with or without reasonable accommodations.
  • Be able to attend class everyday on time.
  • Not have convictions for certain violent or sexually exploitive crimes. Information about criminal convictions will be used to provide more effective job placement and other services.
  • Pass a pre-admission drug test and random tests during training.

The Food Bank of Delaware is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Program. Auxiliary Aids and services are available upon request for individuals with Disabilities.