What do supply chain professionals do?
Oversee production, transportation, and sale of products/services in the most cost-effective way
While there are other ways to enter this field, a bachelor’s degree in Supply Chain Management is certainly a bonus!
Knowledge beyond theory is highly required - look for work experience through internships and part time jobs
Hard Skills Required
Soft Skills Required
Communication & collaboration
Vision & leadership
Desire to learn
Logical organisation of thoughts
It’s the strongest, not the most intelligent, that survive Most of the soft skills are not taught but acquired
A Master’s degree, especially MBA in Supply Chain Management can be very useful in advancing your career
Shipping and Logistics
The nuances of shipping and logistics are critical to learn, as they are central to the job
Completing credential programs from professional organisations can be a great aid and take less time than a master’s degree
The emphasis will be on effective management of relationships through collaboration and measurement
Interested in exploring unique career options?