Be A Supply Chain Boss

Manufacturing? Healthcare? E-Commerce? With a degree in supply chain management, you get to handpick your career path. And within those paths, there is a multitude of fulfilling and lucrative jobs to pursue. Here is a list of the more popular supply chain and logistics job titles and responsibilities.

  • Supply Chain Image Production Planners approve materials, costs, and equipment. They also predict how long a project will take to complete and create a schedule with task and deadline specifics.
  • Transportation Specialists oversee transportation operations and processes. Additionally, they coordinate schedules, manage transportation workers and perform customer service duties as needed.
  • Inventory Control Supervisors manage the daily activities of the inventory control staff, and in doing so, ensure the right amount of product inventories are in stock.
  • Supply Chain Coordinators manage shipments and orders and use inventory management systems and other technologies to document imports and exports.
  • Logistics Analysts manage the whole lifecycle of a product. This includes everything from purchase to distribution and all points in between.
  • Purchasing Agents research and purchase products, and negotiate price points. They also monitor orders and expedite when necessary.

Of course there are many other careers with varying levels of degree qualifications, salary, and responsibilities. Which one interests you the most?

A solid career path

Every organization has a supply chain, even the small mom-and-pop shops. That’s why supply chain management is considered to be one of the most solid career paths out there.

The Associate of Applied Business in Supply Chain Management program from the University of Cincinnati is a fully online, two-year associate degree program. You will receive a fundamental introduction to the field of Supply Chain Management along with basic business management technology success skills. Not to mention a well-rounded college education.

An Associate degree in Supply Chain Management prepares you to manage and coordinate all logistical functions in an enterprise, ranging from acquisitions to receiving and handling through the internal allocation of resources to operations units, to the handling and delivery of output.

Why study online?

The University of Cincinnati online programs provide you with the flexibility to balance work and family obligations while completing your degree, and also offer a self-paced learning schedule where you can access the materials when it’s convenient for you.

Get started on a new career today! You can learn more details about the program, or even submit an application. We’re excited to be on this supply chain management journey with you.

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