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Logistics Analysts

Experience, Skills, and Personality Traits

Most employers prefer to hire logistics analysts with three to four years of prior experience. Logistics analysts must have strong communication skills and be able to identify and solve complex problems. The job entails working closely with others on a team, so good interpersonal skills and a cooperative attitude are essential. Logistics analysts use logic and reasoning in the approach to identifying and solving problems. They are knowledgeable about business and management principles, mathematics, transportation, and supply chain and logistics processes and practices. They must also be technologically savvy and well versed in logistics and supply chain software programs. People who do best in the logistics field are analytical, detail oriented, honest and ethical, and are willing to take on challenges and responsibilities.

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