Logisticians – GNO, Inc. Career Guide
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Logisticians

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  • Median Salary: $30.46 / Hour
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Minimum Education Level: Bachelor's Degree
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Employed in Industry Group: 437
Change (Over 10 Years): .25

Job Description

Logisticians analyze and coordinate the logistical functions of a firm or organization. Responsible for the entire life cycle of a product, including acquisition, distribution, internal allocation, delivery, and final disposal of resources. Develop an understanding of customers’ needs and take actions to ensure that such needs are met.

WHAT SKILLS & TRAINING ARE NEEDED?

FOUNDATIONAL SKILLS:

  • Critical Thinking — Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.
  • Reading Comprehension — Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents.
  • Active Listening — Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.
  • Monitoring — Monitoring/Assessing performance of yourself, other individuals, or organizations to make improvements or take corrective action.

TRAINING:

Logisticians requires a four-year bachelor’s degree, but some only require associates degree or specialized certification.

HOW DO I KNOW IF THIS IS A GOOD FIT FOR ME?

  • You like to develop business relationships.
  • You like to allocate physical resources within organizations.
  • You like to analyze logistics processes.

WHERE CAN I PURSUE ALIGNED TRAINING?

     

Purchasing Managers, Transportation Managers, Logistics Managers, Purchasing Agents Except Wholesale, Retail, and Farm Products, Logistics Analysts