Career Statement For Supply Chain Management

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Supply Chain Management I plan to go into supply chain management for my career. I plan to go into this career as I feel it is something I would be great at. I would like to work at a car company when I finish college. Also, this job includes traveling and I love to travel. The definition of Supply Chain Management is, “the active management of supply chain activities to maximize customer value and achieve a sustainable competitive advantage” (Handfield). Supply Chain Management goes back as far as 1898 where the word “logistics” appeared in an article (History of Logistics and Supply Chain Management ). Education in supply chain management started in 1919 as a degree in traffic and transportation. In 1963, the Council of Logistics Management (CLM) was started. At that time, the name of the CLM was the National Council of Physical Distribution Management. In 1982, the term, “Supply Chain Management” was coined by Allen and Hamilton Inc. and Keith Oliver of Booz. Third Party Logistics (3PL) and the first supply chain analysis happened in 1985. In 1996, 69 companies founded the Supply Chain Council. Logistics became a profession in 2000. In 2010, Supply Chain became known as a profession (History of Logistics and Supply Chain Management ). Today, supply chain management is an ever growing career.…show more content…
These are people who have worked for zero to five years. The mid-career salary for working five to ten years is eighty-six thousand. An experienced Supply Chain manager who has worked anywhere from ten to twenty years is ninety-six thousand (Supply Chain Manager Salary). I hope to work my way up in the field of Supply Chain Management. Maybe I would start off as a Supply Chain Manager and work my up to the Director of Supply Chain Management. The median salary for a Director is one hundred nineteen thousand seven hundred fifty-seven dollars (Director, Supply Chain Management Salary

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