Supply Chain Logistics Project Management

Supply Chain ManagementWorkers 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. Small business may have one person in charge of these duties, while large corporations have entire logistics and supple chain departments.

Most people start down a career path in this field by working in an entry-level position and work their way up to jobs with more responsibilities and a higher salary. There are many different job titles in the logistics industry. Below are just a few:

  • 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

Entry-Level Logistics and Supply Chain Management Jobs

One of the most common entry-level positions in this field is customer service management. Customer services is an important part of logistics and supply chain management on an individual level, since listening to and helping your consumers is the backbone of any business. You can also work managing product inventory for a business, planning and overseeing product transportation needs, and managing supplies needed for manufacturing.

You are not limited to customer service management, however. You can also find entry-level employment working as a distribution clerk, van driver, operation clerk, and many other jobs that provide a stepping stone to more advanced positions.

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