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Supply chain management describes the whole process of how one product reaches to an end user through the cumulative effort of multiple organisations. Supply chain management deals with the methods on maximizing customer value in terms of product development, sourcing, productions and the information systems that coordinate all these activities. Logistics is the process of planning, implementing, and controlling the efficient flow and storage of goods, services according to customer requirements.
A degree in supply chain management and logistics provides you with relevant insights in market needs, planning methods and controlling flows, required to analyse logistical performances or the implementation of new logistical approaches. Students will gain management skills, planning, organizational and analytical skills as they will have to develop the ability to optimize import and export flows, and they will also acquire technology skills.
Career prospects for graduates of logistics and supply chain management usually involve the manufacturing industry, but many opportunities are also available within wholesale, retail and health care providers, working as: logistics engineer, logistics manager, materials manager, purchasing manager, facilities manager, supply chain analyst/manager, warehouse manager, logistics information systems manager. Read more View all Short Courses in Supply Chain Management & Logistics