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Looking for a mentor with a background in supply chain logistics. I have a Masters in International Business and wish to become a Supply Chain Manager. I am looking to begin my career as a purchasing agent or supply chain analyst, but do not have any certifications. Does anyone know of any accredited certifications, besides PMI and Apics?
(PMI and Apics require x number of years of industry experience to enroll in the certification course)
Logistics consists of the hardware (equipment, machines), software (computers, databases, algorithms), and related technologies of moving materials in an engineered manner. Suppliers of logistic equipment hire science-degreed personnel.
Alexander R. Tipton
Your statement is somewhat vague, so this is the best answer that I can give:
the detailed coordination of a complex operation involving many people, facilities, or supplies
Or Simply put:
Using all available resources to get an item from point A to point B at the right time, right place, and in the right condition.