Executive Briefings

Career Patterns in Logistics: 2008 Edition

This is a good time to be in logistics. The discipline is garnering more respect and attention from upper management and the public than ever before. Julie Lockwood, supply chain logistics and transition manager with IBM, offers some tips on pursuing a career in the field. She outlines some of the skills that a logistician must have, in order to meet the challenges of the 21st century. She also reveals some of the findings of the 2008 Career Patterns in Logistics study, prepared for the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals by researchers at Ohio State University. Finally, Lockwood talks of the rewarding opportunities for women in logistics today, and how she sees the discipline as evolving over the next five years. [Run Time (Min): 8:16]

This is a good time to be in logistics. The discipline is garnering more respect and attention from upper management and the public than ever before. Julie Lockwood, supply chain logistics and transition manager with IBM, offers some tips on pursuing a career in the field. She outlines some of the skills that a logistician must have, in order to meet the challenges of the 21st century. She also reveals some of the findings of the 2008 Career Patterns in Logistics study, prepared for the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals by researchers at Ohio State University. Finally, Lockwood talks of the rewarding opportunities for women in logistics today, and how she sees the discipline as evolving over the next five years. [Run Time (Min): 8:16]