Supply Chain Management

Supply Chain Management is about the 'flow' of raw materials and goods along the supply chain – from manufacturers to end users such as consumers.

Studying in this area involves learning about logistics and inventory systems, in a variety of industries.

This includes learning about inventory control, demand forecasting, warehousing, packaging and handling, transportation and security, etc.

NZ university majors related to this area

Though in the same subject area, they may be very different.

Examples of career opportunities

Most entail additional learning (lifelong learning!).

  • Supply chain manager
  • Logistics manager
  • Business process engineer
  • Transport manager
  • Quality control consultant
  • Warehousing and inventory manager
  • Production manager
  • Academic

Income and employment prospects

Income

191% of national
median earnings


Employment

89%
Employed
0%
Unemployed
11%
Further study
0%
Other or unknown

Figures based on young domestic graduates 5 years after graduation. Source: Ministry of Education.

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