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TRANSPORTATION LOGISTICS MANAGER: Handle Imports & Exports Around The World

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Jessica is a Logistics Manager for a Transportation company. Her company is always shipping supplies 24/7 around the world. Jessica explains what she does on a daily basis, her career and educational path and what she wished she knew before starting her career.

Job Title: Logistics Manager

Job Summary: Logisticians

Job Description

Logisticians analyze and coordinate an organization's supply chainthe 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.

On-the-Job Training


Additional Info

Logisticians typically need work experience in a field related to logistics or business. Because military operations require a large amount of logistical work, some logisticians gain work experience while serving in the military. Some firms allow applicants to substitute several years of work experience for a degree.

Certification Requirement
Recommended by the American Society of Transportation and Logistics (ASTL) or the International Society of Logistics (SOLE).

Quick Facts

Average salary
Average salary
National Statistic Change Location
$45,000 - $110,000
Projected job growth
Projected Job Growth
20 to 30 percent
Typical schedule
Typical schedule
Typical workplace
Typical workplace
Office, Indoor
Personal qualities
Personal Qualities
Detail oriented, Problem solving skills, Written communication skills, Verbal communication skills, Organizational skills

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