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Is logistics a growing field?

I am not sure if it is growing or not, because I have seen that if a job is not growing, it is not as good of an idea to go into that area.

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Autumn’s Answer

Hello! I majored transportation and logistics and graduated in 2005. Since then, there has never been a shortage in roles with the industry. I've been on both the operations side managing and executing day to day transportation and now presently supporting the Transportation Management Software solutions to support a global supply chain. The sky is the limit for the variety of jobs that support the end to end supply chain - order fulfillment in warehouses, transportation planners/ specialists/ analysts, software supporting the supply chain, drivers, and so many more. There are also multiple, professional and student groups that help individual learn more about fields of study and the best practices around the field such as the Council for Supply Chain Management professionals. Best of luck!

Autumn recommends the following next steps:

Research logistics, warehouse, and/ or transportation jobs.
Visit a local Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP)
Research certifications and/ or degrees related to supply chain
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Sarah’s Answer

You can check out the outlook on many careers and occupations at the US Bureau of Labor Statistics Website: https://www.bls.gov/audience/jobseekers.htm
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Katy’s Answer

Logistics is a growing and exciting place to be though your question is quite general. There are many area's under the logistics umbrella but overall, I would say the field would be quite secure from a longevity perspective. Goods will need to continue to traverse the globe and there is a lot involved in the space from supply chain, to analytics to trade compliance.
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Jared’s Answer

Yes! Logistics is evolving all the time. I'm just starting out in the field and there's already so many possibilities. Just working as a transport associate at Amazon has given me so many avenues to take. From Data analytics to transportation specialties. The faster and more efficient we can move goods and services the better. Logistics will always evolve to meet the demands of the populace.
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Agnieszka’s Answer

hi, in general logistics is very broad area and constantly growing. There are many industries and manufactures, where logistics is integral part. Let's focus on production companies: production planning and later evaluating/ analyzing, where product will be moved, supply chain, warehouse management, asset management, transportation. There are many jobs/ positions attached to it. Additionally all humanitarian organizations are based on well set up logistics. This area is crucial for them.

Agnieszka recommends the following next steps:

Try to read what positions/jobs in logistics might interest You in reg to required skills/knowledge
check out reliefweb.int for logistics in humanitarian world
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