8 Reasons to Study Logistics and Supply Chain Management
1. Logistics human resources are being sought in the market
From now to 2022, economic groups and especially logistics in Ho Chi Minh City will need 25,000 workers. Along with the economic development and foreign trade of Vietnam, the demand for human resources in the logistics industry, especially high-quality human resources, is increasing. Without Logistics, all production and business activities are in danger of being stopped.
2. Good job opportunity with competitive salary
A survey by the Institute for Research and Development of Ho Chi Minh City. According to Ho Chi Minh City, on the quality of logistics human resources, 53.3% of enterprises lack logistics staff with professional qualifications and knowledge in logistics, 30% of enterprises have to retrain staff and only 6.7% Enterprises are satisfied with the expertise of their employees.
Logistics and related industries: Purchasing, transportation, production, warehouse... are in high demand for recruitment.
3. Logistics does not require many qualifications to advance
Unlike other majors, Logistics professionals have the opportunity to be promoted and access good job opportunities with less barriers to qualifications. While some jobs may require separate certifications, most graduates can easily find work in the Logistics and Supply Chain industry without further study for a certificate or diploma.
4. Being able to work in many places
Many positions in the logistics industry give you the opportunity to travel on business, possibly abroad. Although these are business trips, it will greatly expand your knowledge and experience.
5. Many employment options
Although Logistics is a relatively new and specific specialty, there are still many job fields in Logistics that you can pursue, such as purchasing, import and export, production, warehousing, transportation ... If you study, Logistics, you not only have an advantage over other majors when looking for jobs in these fields, but also have access to jobs that are new to Logistics graduates.
6. Many internship opportunities
Current students of Logistics and Supply chain do not have to worry about finding internships. Currently, the logistics industry has grown and you can easily find an internship through Logistics4vn, Internship.edu.vn or Ybox.
7. Opportunity to develop soft skills
Many Logistics professionals have succeeded in other industries thanks to the skills they acquired while working in the industry, such as forecasting, job optimization, management and operations, and budget monitoring.
8. Level of career satisfaction
In addition to high job opportunities and decent salaries compared to other industries, many Logistics and Supply Chain professionals pursue careers in the industry for decades because they feel fulfilled and rewarded. A 2012 survey by the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals found that 79% of Logistics professionals are satisfied with their jobs. They believe that the dynamic nature of the work is the factor that makes them want to continue pursuing the industry the most.
Source: Logistics Vietnam