Logistics Managers


Plan, direct, or coordinate purchasing, warehousing, distribution, forecasting, customer service, or planning services. Manage logistics personnel and logistics systems and direct daily operations.
Also called: Global Logistics Manager, Logistics Director, Logistics Operations Manager, Logistics Vice President

Knowledge:

    Transportation
  • movement of people or goods by air, rail, sea, or road
    Business
  • management
  • customer service
    Arts and Humanities
  • English language
    Math and Science
  • arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, or statistics

Skills:

    Basic Skills
  • reading work related information
  • listening to others, not interrupting, and asking good questions
    Problem Solving
  • noticing a problem and figuring out the best way to solve it
    People and Technology Systems
  • thinking about the pros and cons of different options and picking the best one
  • measuring how well a system is working and how to improve it

Abilites:

    Verbal
  • communicate by speaking
  • listen and understand what people say
    Ideas and Logic
  • notice when problems happen
  • use rules to solve problems
    Math
  • choose the right type of math to solve a problem
  • add, subtract, multiply, or divide

Personality:

Description: People interested in this work like activities that include leading, making decisions, and business.
    They do well at jobs that need
  • Integrity
  • Dependability
  • Leadership
  • Stress Tolerance
  • Adaptability/Flexibility
  • Analytical Thinking

Technology:

    Materials requirements planning logistics and supply chain software
  • Four Soft 4S VisiLog
  • Logisuite Enterprise
    Enterprise resource planning ERP software
  • Microsoft Dynamics
  • Oracle JD Edwards EnterpriseOne
    Data base user interface and query software
  • Microsoft Access
  • Microsoft SQL Server

Education:

    bachelor's degree
    master's degree
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