Logistics Analysts

Occupation Information table
Overview: Analyze product delivery or supply chain processes to identify or recommend changes. May manage route activity including invoicing, electronic bills, and shipment tracing.
Duties: 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. Track product flow from origin to final delivery. Interpret data on logistics elements, such as availability, maintainability, reliability, supply chain management, strategic sourcing or distribution, supplier management, or transportation. Recommend improvements to existing or planned logistics processes. Apply analytic methods or tools to understand, predict, or control logistics operations or processes.
Degree(s): A.S. Business Administration (Accounting and Marketing) 
Job Outlook: Employment of logisticians is projected to grow 4 percent from 2019 to 2029, about as fast as the average for all occupations. Job prospects should be best for candidates who have experience using logistical software or doing logistical work for the military.
Starting Salary: The mean salary for logistics analysts is $78,680.
Education Level: Typically, a Bachelor’s Degree from a 4-year college (some are 5 years) is required to be considered for this occupation.
 

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Understanding acquiring positions in this field may be enhanced through continuing academic study (i.e. earning a baccalaureate or a master's degree) and/or work experience in the field, Queensborough Community College has established transfer agreements with other institutions for students who wish to further pursue their educational goals. Students are highly encouraged to meet with one of our Career Services to fully understand the opportunities available through study in their degree program.