MSEJ Salute to Industry Manufacturing and Logistics | Page 7

Logistics Analysts, also called: Logistics Analyst, Logistics Management Analyst, Supply Chain Analyst, Transportation Analyst, analyze product delivery or supply chain processes to identify or recommend changes. May manage route activity including invoicing, electronic bills, and shipment tracing. On the job, you would: Maintain databases of logistics information; remotely monitor the flow of vehicles or inventory, using Web-based logistics information systems to track vehicles or containers; communicate with or monitor service providers, such as ocean carriers, air freight forwarders, global consolidators, customs brokers, or trucking companies. Knowledge, skills, and abilities needed for this profession include: a bachelors or associates degree, having a basic knowledge of engineering and technology, math, and transportation. This might be a good fit for you if you enjoy thinking about the pros and cons of different ways to solve a problem, and are good at figuring out how a system should work and how changes in the future will affect it.| 7