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Supply Chain and Logistics Technology Career Resources

Supply Chain Management Occupations: Descriptions

The following is an example of the type of information provided by the Occupational Outlook Handbook.

 Logisticians:

Logisticians analyze and coordinate an organization’s supply chain—the system that moves a product from supplier to consumer. They manage the entire life cycle of a product, which includes how a product is acquired, distributed, allocated, and delivered. Logisticians may get certification through the American Society of Transportation and Logistics (ASTL) or the International Society of Logistics (SOLE).

 

Quick Facts: Logisticians
2010 Median Pay
$70,800 per year
$34.04 per hour
Entry-Level Education
Bachelor’s degree
Work Experience in a Related Occupation
1 to 5 years
On-the-job Training
None
Number of Jobs, 2010
108,900
Job Outlook, 2010-20
26% (Faster than average)
Employment Change, 2010-20
27,800

Industrial Production Managers:

Industrial production managers oversee the daily operations of manufacturing and related plants. They coordinate, plan, and direct the activities used to create a wide range of goods, such as cars, computer equipment, or paper products. This position may require Certified in Production and Inventory Management (CPIM) credentials . 

Quick Facts: Industrial Production Managers
2010 Median Pay
$87,160 per year
$41.91 per hour
Entry-Level Education
Bachelor’s degree
Work Experience in a Related Occupation
1 to 5 years
On-the-job Training
None
Number of Jobs, 2010
150,300
Job Outlook, 2010-20
9% (Slower than average)
Employment Change, 2010-20
13,700

Careers In Supply Chain Management

Careers in Supply Chain Management is a powerful portal of knowledge developed for anyone interested in information on supply chain management. Sponsored by the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP)

Career Resources

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Occupational Outlook Handbook Online

The Occupational Outlook Handbook is a nationally recognized source of career information, designed to provide valuable assistance to individuals making decisions about their future work lives. The Handbook is revised every two years.

Occupational Outlook Handbook tells you:

  • the training and education needed
  • earnings
  • expected job prospects
  • what workers do on the job
  • working conditions