We surveyed 3,862 logisticians to better understand the work environment and required skills of a typical logistician. Here are the results.
How much intelligence is required as a logistician?
Working as a logistician typically requires higher levels of intelligence when compared with the average career. This means that logisticians are required to actively learn new things related to their discipline and solve complex problems.
Can I learn to become a logistician?
A career as a logistician typically depends predominantly on qualities you can gain through experience, with a small aspect of skills you are born with.
Is it easy to get a job as a logistician?
It’s typically difficult to find a job as a logistician. If you’re curious about the numbers, check out the job market for logisticians.
Do logisticians work full-time or part-time?
93% of logisticians work in full-time roles while 7% work part-time.
Is being a logistician stressful?
Stress is not uncommon amongst logisticians, with daily work sometimes being quite demanding.
Is being organized important as a logistician?
Organization is considered a very important trait for logisticians, and is critical to success in the field.
How competitive is the workplace for logisticians?
Logisticians see mild competition in their workplace.
Does being a logistician require frequent time pressure to complete tasks?
Logisticians will have to sometimes face time pressure on the job.
Are logisticians allowed to express themselves creatively?
Logisticians rarely get a chance to express themselves creatively.
Do logisticians have control over the direction of their work?
Logisticians tend to have a set and inflexible work schedule that they are unable to deviate from too much.
Is being a logistician physically demanding?
Work as a logisticians is not the most physically demanding of careers, falling in the bottom half of all careers.
Are logisticians exposed to a wide variety of work?
Logisticians tend to have a monotonous work routine, with little variety in their day-to-day tasks.
Does being a logistician require attention to detail?
As in many careers, attention to detail is quite helpful for logisticians.
Does being a good logistician require compassion and empathy?
The ability to be compassion and empathetic isn't considered fundamental to success as a logistician.