Logistics/Supply Chain
Workers in the logistics and supply chain management field make sure that goods and services get into the hands of consumers. The logistics industry is an important driver of economic growth and development.
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Logistics/Supply Chain

Workers in the logistics and supply chain management field make sure that goods and services get into the hands of consumers. The logistics industry is an important driver of economic growth and development.

All types of businesses, big and small, need logistics managers to help with inventory and accounts receivable. A small business may have one person in charge of these duties, while large corporations have entire logistics and supply chain departments.

Manufacturing is by far the largest industry employing logisticians, with over 40% of logisticians working in some field of manufacturing.

Jobs inĀ Logistics/Supply Chain

Analyst
Consultant
Customer Service Manager
International Logistics Manager
Inventory Control Manager
Logistics Engineer
Logistics Manager
Logistics Services Salesperson
Logistics Software Manager
Materials Manager
Production Manager
Purchasing Manager
Supply Chain Manager
Systems Support Manager
Transportation Manager
Vendor Managed Inventory Coordinator
Warehouse Operations Manager

With globalization making even the furthest reaches of the globe more and more connected, now is a great time to be looking into the field of logistics. According to BLS data, employment in the field is expected to grow 22% between 2012 and 2022. In May 2012, the median wage for logisticians was $72,780. Jobs in the field of logistics and supply chain management include logistics manager, integrated programs director, supply chain director, inventory manager, supply chain planning manager, and other specified careers.