Logistics Analysts

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Logistics Analyst, Logistics Management Analyst, Supply Chain Analyst, Transportation Analyst

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Automated Logistical Specialist; Contracting Noncommissioned Officer (NCO); Health Services Materiel; Logistics; Military Government; Property Accounting Technician; Quartermaster Officer; Quartermaster, General; Senior Noncommissioned Logistician; Supply Systems Technician
Storekeeper; Waterways Operations and Management
Acquisition Specialist; Ammunition Inventory Management Specialist; Aviation Logistician; Aviation Supply Officer; Enlisted Aviation Logistician; Ground Supply Officer; Landing Support Specialist; Logistics/Mobility Chief; Material Management Officer; Operational Contract Support Specialist
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What they do:
Analyze product delivery or supply chain processes to identify or recommend changes. May manage route activity including invoicing, electronic bills, and shipment tracing.
On the job, you would:
  • 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.


Arts and Humanities

  • English language

Engineering and Technology

  • computers and electronics


  • movement of people or goods by air, rail, sea, or road

Math and Science

  • arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, or statistics


Basic Skills

  • reading work related information
  • thinking about the pros and cons of different ways to solve a problem

Problem Solving

  • noticing a problem and figuring out the best way to solve it

People and Technology Systems

  • figuring out how a system should work and how changes in the future will affect it
  • measuring how well a system is working and how to improve it



  • communicate by speaking
  • listen and understand what people say

Ideas and Logic

  • make general rules or come up with answers from lots of detailed information
  • order or arrange things


  • choose the right type of math to solve a problem
  • add, subtract, multiply, or divide

Visual Understanding

  • see hidden patterns


People interested in this work like activities that include data, detail, and regular routines.

They do well at jobs that need:

  • Analytical Thinking
  • Integrity
  • Dependability
  • Attention to Detail
  • Achievement/Effort
  • Adaptability/Flexibility


You might use software like this on the job:

Enterprise resource planning ERP software

  • Oracle PeopleSoft Hot Technology
  • SAP software Hot Technology In Demand

Presentation software

  • Microsoft PowerPoint Hot Technology In Demand

Materials requirements planning logistics and supply chain software

  • Cadre Technologies Accuplus Integrated Distribution Logistics System
  • Oracle E-Business Suite Logistics


Education: (rated 4 of 5)
bachelor's degree or
associate's degree
usually needed

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