Careers in Logistics

warehousing professionalsLogisticians analyze and coordinate the supply chain, moving products from supplier to consumer. This includes acquisition, distribution, allocation, and delivery. According to the U.S. Department of Labor, the growth for this occupation is expected to grow 26% over the next 10 years.

Freight agents (or freight forwarders) coordinate incoming and outgoing shipments for transportation companies. Department of Labor statistics show this career growing by more than double the average.

Data entry and production clerks log information to supply chains on schedule through record keeping and other inventory controls. Employment statistics show the median wage for clerks is over $24,000 per year.

Researching job options? Here are some other job titles graduates may pursue logistics and transportation field:

  • Parts And Components Manager
  • Freight Forwarder
  • Storage Manager
  • Procurement Manager
  • Warehousing And Materials Manager
  • Transportation Manager
  • International Business Manager
  • Logistician
  • Distribution Manager
  • Global Logistics Manager
  • Administrative Clerk
  • Data Entry Clerk
  • Production Clerk
  • Customs Clerk

 Report on Supply Chain Technicians in the U.S.

Supply Chain Technicians in the U.S. - Nationwide Employer Surve