Chairman of The Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport in Malaysia (CILT-M) (Penang Section); EXCO of Shipping Association of Malaysia (SAM) (Penang); EXCO of North Malaysia Shipping Agents' Association (NMSAA); Regional Manager (Northern Malaysia) of AK Ventures Berhad (Sea Consortium Sdn Bhd and Sea Intergrated Services Sdn Bhd); King Scout (Pengakap Raja) (1991); Wood-Badge (Manikayu) (1993)
Every single cog in the multitude of meshing gears that make up the logistical process is important. However, the managers, planners, and analysts who direct the process itself are essential for the successful and efficient delivery of goods and services. These logistics professionals are known collectively as Logisticians.
Logisticians are involved in many aspects of the supply and delivery chain and are known as Logistics Analysts, Logistics Consultants, and Logistics Managers.
Logistics Analysts are also known as Transportation Analysts and Supply Chain Analysts. They employ analytical methods and quantify data in order to make logistics processes comprehensible and predictable with the goal of improving those processes. They collect data and are responsible for performance analysis. They identify systemic problems and make recommendations to management. A Transportation Analyst’s duties revolve around a specific logistics activity. A Supply Chain Analyst’s duties encompass a broad range of activities.
Logistics Consultants work with clients to improve logistics performance via strategic planning and the retooling and reworking of logistics processes. They can also be involved in implementing information technology for their employer. They develop and oversee a variety of projects, including effective use of global supply chain resources, the selection and development of software, strategic sourcing, and the design of logistics networks.
Logistics Managers have wide-ranging functions. They manage warehouse and distribution operations, the forecasting of supply needs and expenses, planning, logistics systems, customer services, the purchase of material, and the contracting of services. They oversee logistics personnel. They direct daily operations. They systematize and facilitate third-party relationships with logistics suppliers and other key movers of the supply chain.
Retrieval: Logisticians/ California EDD/ Labour Market Information Division