Logistics

Description:
  • Logistics mainly concern is to manage the increasing complexity of supplying one's business with materials and shipping out products in an increasingly globalized supply chains. Logistics can be defined as “having the right item in the right quantity at the right time at the right place for the right price” and is the process that incorporates all industry sectors. The goal of logistics work is to manage the process of project life cycles, supply chains and determine the resulted outcome.
  • In a business, logistics may have either internal focus (inbound logistics), or external focus (outbound logistics) that covers the flow and storage of materials from point of origin to point of consumption.
 
Personality Suited:
  • Good Time Management Skills – Punctual and able to arrange schedule accordingly so that daily operations will be smooth.
  • Good Social Skills – Can communicate with different types of people with different types of personalities.
  • People Oriented – Sociable, friendly, and extrovert. Must be able to work and cooperate with people.
  • Like Traveling – Enjoys traveling and going to places because the nature of the work may require traveling.
Job Responsibilities:
The main functions of a qualified logistician include inventory management, purchasing, transportation, warehousing, consultation and the organizing and planning of these activities. Logisticians combine a professional knowledge of each of these functions so that there is a coordination of resources in an organization. There are two fundamentally different forms of logistics. One optimizes a steady flow of material through a network of transport links and storage nodes. The other coordinates a sequence of resources to carry out some project.
Working Environment:
  • Office Job
  • Warehouse
  • Factories
  • Occasionally need to travel
Employment Opportunities:

Logistics Manager

Main task
The task of a logistic manager is to manage processes involving in a supply chain and liaises with a variety of parties, including suppliers of raw materials, manufacturers, retailers and consumers. They also co-ordinate processes to ensure customer satisfaction.

Job field
Logistic Companies
Manufacturing Industries

Job descriptions
Monitoring the quality, cost and efficiency of the movement and storage of goods.
Co-ordinating and controlling the order cycle and associated information systems.
Allocating and managing staff resources according to changing needs.
Developing business by gaining new contracts, analyzing logistical problems and producing new solutions.

Working environment
Very stressful because need to make sure that the goods and supplies arrive on time to the destination.
Will be able to meet a lot of people from different countries.
Must be computer savvy.


Supply Chain Officer

Main task
Main task of a supply chain manager is to move goods and services from supplier to customers no matter within the country or overseas. Without a supply chain manager it will be difficult for the goods to move around.

Job field
Logistic Companies
Manufacturing Industries

Job descriptions
Must make sure that the goods arriving are correct in the invoice. 

Working environment
Will be able to meet a lot of people.
Need to work long hours to make sure that the supplies reach the right destination.


Warehouse Manager

Main task
The main task of warehouse manager is to manage the warehouse where the goods and products are being stored and make sure that all the goods are in good condition.

Job field
Logistic Companies
Manufacturing Industries

Job descriptions
Implementing health and safety procedures.
Motivating other members of the team.
Managing staff training issues.

Working environment
Very stressful because must make sure that the warehouse is always up to date.

 

Freight forwarding Manager

Main task
The main task of a freight forwarding manager is to make sure that the movements of goods on behalf of an exporter, importer or another company or person reach the destination on time and without delay. Not only that the freight forwarding manager is also responsible in packaging and storage.

Job field
Logistic Company
Manufacturing Company

Job descriptions
Researching and planning the most appropriate route for a shipment.
Arranging appropriate packing (taking account of climate, terrain, weight, nature of goods and cost) and delivery or warehousing of goods at their final destination.
Obtaining, checking and preparing documentation to meet customs and insurance requirements, packing specifications, and compliance with overseas countries' regulations and fiscal regimes.
Arranging insurance and assisting the client in the event of a claim.

Working environment
A stressful working environment because you need to make sure that the goods arrive on time to the destination.
Will have to work in groups.
Will be able to meet a lot of people from different countries.

Sample of Subjects:
  • 市场理论及实践(Market Theory and Practice)
  • 基础会计(Basic Accounting)
  • 人力资源(Human Resources Management)
  • 商业运输及供货渠道的管理介绍(Commercial Shipping Channels and Supply Management)
  • 信息技术在企业的运用(Applied of IT in Enterprises)
  • 经济概念(Economic Concepts)
  • 组织行为(Organizational Behavior)
  • 商业数学及统计(Business Mathematics and Statistics)
  • 交通管理(Traffic Management)
  • 运输系统及分析(The Transport System and Analysis)
  • 供货渠道的管理提高(Availability Channel Management to Improve)等等。
Description:
  • Logistics mainly concern is to manage the increasing complexity of supplying one's business with materials and shipping out products in an increasingly globalized supply chains. Logistics can be defined as “having the right item in the right quantity at the right time at the right place for the right price” and is the process that incorporates all industry sectors. The goal of logistics work is to manage the process of project life cycles, supply chains and determine the resulted outcome.
  • In a business, logistics may have either internal focus (inbound logistics), or external focus (outbound logistics) that covers the flow and storage of materials from point of origin to point of consumption.
 
Personality Suited:
  • Good Time Management Skills – Punctual and able to arrange schedule accordingly so that daily operations will be smooth.
  • Good Social Skills – Can communicate with different types of people with different types of personalities.
  • People Oriented – Sociable, friendly, and extrovert. Must be able to work and cooperate with people.
  • Like Traveling – Enjoys traveling and going to places because the nature of the work may require traveling.
Job Responsibilities:
The main functions of a qualified logistician include inventory management, purchasing, transportation, warehousing, consultation and the organizing and planning of these activities. Logisticians combine a professional knowledge of each of these functions so that there is a coordination of resources in an organization. There are two fundamentally different forms of logistics. One optimizes a steady flow of material through a network of transport links and storage nodes. The other coordinates a sequence of resources to carry out some project.
Working Environment:
  • Office Job
  • Warehouse
  • Factories
  • Occasionally need to travel
Employment Opportunities:

Logistics Manager

Main task
The task of a logistic manager is to manage processes involving in a supply chain and liaises with a variety of parties, including suppliers of raw materials, manufacturers, retailers and consumers. They also co-ordinate processes to ensure customer satisfaction.

Job field
Logistic Companies
Manufacturing Industries

Job descriptions
Monitoring the quality, cost and efficiency of the movement and storage of goods.
Co-ordinating and controlling the order cycle and associated information systems.
Allocating and managing staff resources according to changing needs.
Developing business by gaining new contracts, analyzing logistical problems and producing new solutions.

Working environment
Very stressful because need to make sure that the goods and supplies arrive on time to the destination.
Will be able to meet a lot of people from different countries.
Must be computer savvy.


Supply Chain Officer

Main task
Main task of a supply chain manager is to move goods and services from supplier to customers no matter within the country or overseas. Without a supply chain manager it will be difficult for the goods to move around.

Job field
Logistic Companies
Manufacturing Industries

Job descriptions
Must make sure that the goods arriving are correct in the invoice. 

Working environment
Will be able to meet a lot of people.
Need to work long hours to make sure that the supplies reach the right destination.


Warehouse Manager

Main task
The main task of warehouse manager is to manage the warehouse where the goods and products are being stored and make sure that all the goods are in good condition.

Job field
Logistic Companies
Manufacturing Industries

Job descriptions
Implementing health and safety procedures.
Motivating other members of the team.
Managing staff training issues.

Working environment
Very stressful because must make sure that the warehouse is always up to date.

 

Freight forwarding Manager

Main task
The main task of a freight forwarding manager is to make sure that the movements of goods on behalf of an exporter, importer or another company or person reach the destination on time and without delay. Not only that the freight forwarding manager is also responsible in packaging and storage.

Job field
Logistic Company
Manufacturing Company

Job descriptions
Researching and planning the most appropriate route for a shipment.
Arranging appropriate packing (taking account of climate, terrain, weight, nature of goods and cost) and delivery or warehousing of goods at their final destination.
Obtaining, checking and preparing documentation to meet customs and insurance requirements, packing specifications, and compliance with overseas countries' regulations and fiscal regimes.
Arranging insurance and assisting the client in the event of a claim.

Working environment
A stressful working environment because you need to make sure that the goods arrive on time to the destination.
Will have to work in groups.
Will be able to meet a lot of people from different countries.

Sample of Subjects:
  • 市场理论及实践(Market Theory and Practice)
  • 基础会计(Basic Accounting)
  • 人力资源(Human Resources Management)
  • 商业运输及供货渠道的管理介绍(Commercial Shipping Channels and Supply Management)
  • 信息技术在企业的运用(Applied of IT in Enterprises)
  • 经济概念(Economic Concepts)
  • 组织行为(Organizational Behavior)
  • 商业数学及统计(Business Mathematics and Statistics)
  • 交通管理(Traffic Management)
  • 运输系统及分析(The Transport System and Analysis)
  • 供货渠道的管理提高(Availability Channel Management to Improve)等等。