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Logistics Analysts
District Of Columbia

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Analyze product delivery or supply chain processes to identify or recommend changes. May manage route activity including invoicing, electronic bills, and shipment tracing.

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Currently Employed: 1,040

Projected Annual Job Openings: 30

Typical Hourly Wage: $36.36 - $57.89

Typical Annual Salary: $75,600 - $120,400

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Typical education needed for entry: Bachelor's degree

Typical work experience needed for a job in this occupation: None

Typical on-the-job training once you have a job in this occupation: None

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typical job duties

  • Maintain databases of logistics information.
  • Interpret data on logistics elements, such as availability, maintainability, reliability, supply chain management, strategic sourcing or distribution, supplier management, or transportation.
  • Provide ongoing analyses in areas such as transportation costs, parts procurement, back orders, or delivery processes.
  • Develop or maintain payment systems to ensure accuracy of vendor payments.
  • Prepare reports on logistics performance measures.
  • Confer with logistics management teams to determine ways to optimize service levels, maintain supply-chain efficiency, or minimize cost.
  • Remotely monitor the flow of vehicles or inventory, using Web-based logistics information systems to track vehicles or containers.
  • Track product flow from origin to final delivery.
  • Recommend improvements to existing or planned logistics processes.
  • Enter logistics-related data into databases.

tools & technology

  • Desktop computers
  • Notebook computers
  • Personal computers
  • Photocopiers
  • Special purpose telephones

  • Analytical or scientific software
  • Data base reporting software
  • Data base user interface and query software
  • Materials requirements planning logistics and supply chain software
  • Spreadsheet software

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