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Certified Technician-Supply Chain Automation & Skill Boss Logistics

Supply Chain Automation Technicians are in Demand

The purpose of the MSSC Certified Technician-Supply Chain Automation (CT-SCA)™ program is to prepare technicians who install, operate, support, upgrade, and maintain the automated material handling equipment and systems which support the supply chain.

The CT-SCA program was developed through collaboration with the National Science Foundation-funded National Center for Supply Chain Automation (NCSCA), Material Handling Industry (MHI), Material Handling Equipment Distributors Association (MHEDA), Amatrol, and NOCTI Business Solutions.

Online Supply Chain Certification: Hands-on Training & Assessment

The CT-SCA is comprised of three prestigious separate certifications. Each supply chain certification is available online:

  • Equipment Maintenance
  • Equipment Repair
  • Network Repair

These certifications prepare students for lucrative career pathways in supply chain automation within the logistics sector of industry. The CT-SCA is ideal for both aspiring technicians and those who are looking for career development. MSSC’s supply chain automation certification is: 

  • Always up to date
  • Time and cost-effective for students
  • Customizable at the community level
  • Reduces recruitment and training costs
  • Improves employee performance and retention

See all of MSSC’s certification programs here!

Hands-On Training & Assessment Device- “Skill Boss-Logistics”

The “Skill Boss-Logistics” hands-on training and assessment device is compact and transportable, can fit easily into any training environment, is cost effective, and shows students a variety of situations that they will come across during their career. Built by Amatrol, Skill Boss-Logistics draws upon 100 skills from MSSC’s list of industry-defined and nationally validated CT-SCA Standards. CT-SCA certificants must use this device for the hands-on training and assessments needed to secure any MSSC CT-SCA Certification. Each training course consists of 200 hours.

CT-SCA Skill Boss Instructor Training

Upon the purchase of the Amatrol Skill Boss-Logistics Device your facility must select an individual to serve as your Authorized Instructor to instruct the CT-SCA program to students. The training is held at the Amatrol Headquarters – contact your local MSSC Training Solution Provider (TSP) for more info on this training. 

To request a quote for CT-SCA courses, the Skill Boss-Logistics device, and instructor training, contact a MSSC Training Solution Provider (TSP) near you.

For questions or to request a quote for the CT-SCA assessments and certifications, please contact Tyler Kennedy, Manager of Strategic Initiatives, MSSC at