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Logistics Analysts

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Logistics analysts work for major corporations, small businesses, and the federal government. They are employed by companies that are involved in logistics, shipping, distribution, manufacturing, military and defense, government contracting, among other services. Some examples of companies that work with logistics analysts are Amazon, DHL, Dell Computers, and Wal-Mart, to name only a few. The Department of Labor reports that there were 174,900 logisticians employed in the United States in 2018. The scope of the logistics analyst and supply chain field can also be seen in the size of memberships to professional associations. For instance, the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals has more than 6,000 members and APICS, another association for logistics and supply chain professionals, has more than 45,000 members worldwide.

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