Supply Chain

Career Overview

Career Overview

$74,600
median salary
174,900
jobs nationwide in 2018
8,400
approximate # of new jobs by 2028
List item iconAnalyze and coordinate an organization’s supply chain.
List item iconManage a product’s life cycle from design to disposal.
List item iconOversee activities including purchasing, transportation, inventory, and warehousing.
List item iconDevelop relationships with suppliers and customers, and find ways to grow the business.
List item iconIdentify areas to improve with innovative technology.
List item iconPropose strategies to cut costs or minimize the time required to transport goods.

What It Takes

Supply chain management is a career where quick thinking—and the ability to stay focused on completing the job—are essential skills. If you enjoy regimented work and are a fast thinker, this career is worth a look.

Strong People Skills

Supply chain managers need to be excellent and efficient communicators to meet the needs of suppliers and customers.

Organizational Acumen

This career requires detailed record-keeping while managing several projects at once. 

Critical Thinking

You must tackle unforeseen challenges, including delivery problems, and adjust plans as needed to resolve the issues.

Technology Skills

Supply chain experts must have a strong grasp on—or willingness to learn—automated technology.

Career Progression

Career Progression

Step 1
Earn bachelor’s degree
Step 2
Get certified through APICS
Step 3
Other certifications
Step 4
Work toward operations leadership

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Project Patriot is a national Veteran consulting program that supports infusing skilled and diligent Veterans into the American workforce.
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Now, Dot Transportation, Inc. (DTI) operates a fleet of over 1,300 trucks out of 12 distribution centers (DC) across the country.
In 1960, Dot Foods Founder Robert Tracy was making his first deliveries out of the back of the Tracy family station wagon. Now, Dot Transportation, Inc. (DTI) operates a fleet of over 1,300 trucks out of 12 distribution centers (DC) across the country.
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Global leader in automotive technology
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Indiana University Health is Indiana’s largest and most comprehensive healthcare system. Apply today and join the team that’s changing healthcare for the better.
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Logo for Parkview Health is a not-for-profit, community-based health system serving a northeast Indiana and northwest Ohio population of more than 895,000. With more than 13,000 employees, we’re the region’s largest employer.
Parkview Health is a not-for-profit, community-based health system serving a northeast Indiana and northwest Ohio population of more than 895,000. With more than 13,000 employees, we’re the region’s largest employer.
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Logo for XPO Logistics is an American contract logistics company that manages supply chains for 50,000 customers worldwide, including 69 of the Fortune 100.
XPO Logistics is an American contract logistics company that manages supply chains for 50,000 customers worldwide, including 69 of the Fortune 100.
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