BMS - E-Commerce Operations Degree Programme
What kinds of positions are held by those who have a BMS undergraduate degree?
Analyst is the most common entry-level logistics position. As an analyst, one achieves operational knowledge in logistics; this can lead to a rewarding career in logistics.
Logistics Engineers evaluate supply chain and logistics systems for trends, identify problems and implement solutions. They will also craft proposals for their inventory management plans. For career progression in transportation and logistics, Management skills are also required.
Consultants implement logistics solutions for specific problems based on their understanding they develop with a client. Consulting work requires skills in project management, data management and analysis to find solutions; Consultants also oversee the implementation of those solutions and handhold the clients to make them independent moving forward.
A knowledge of logistics gives the incumbent a greater grasp of the situation and leads to better service for the client and the organization. Successful customer service professionals eventually leads to a C-suite position.
Purchasing Supervisor source materials from suppliers across the world, manage relationships with the supplier and are involved in negotiating contracts. They also interact other staff in the organization to ensure that inventory is maintained as required.
An entry-level position in this area is as importer-exporter coordinator and key requirements include collaboration with various stakeholders in manufacturing, marketing, and purchasing. This will help them in establishing and maintaining supply chains. This position requires a good understanding of international customs, laws, and regulations. Career progression to an International Logistics manager will occur by supplementing with knowledge on how global international business work.
Inventory Supervisor examine data for trends in consumption and oversee the accumulation of resources and material goods. They identify problems with inventory and implement solutions using Inventory Management Software.
Supply-chain Supervisor oversee the entire supply chain (including purchasing, warehousing, inventory, and production) and streamline the system to reduce cost by managing inventory and optimizing productivity.