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Supply chain management in commerce is the management of the flow of goods and services between businesses and locations, which includes the movement and storage of raw materials, work-in-process inventory, and finished goods, as well as end-to-end order fulfillment from point of origin to point of consumption.


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Who is a Supply chain manager?

A Supply Chain Manager is a specialist that oversees all aspects of an organization's supply chain, from raw materials procurement through manufacturing. They must guarantee that the product arrives on schedule and arrange storage so that nothing goes missing or is spoiled throughout this intricate procedure.

What are the basic qualifications needed for the Supply chain manager?

To become a supply chain manager, you must have a bachelor's degree in Supply Chain Management or Business Administration. A master's degree in supply chain management may also help you advance professionally.

Which stream will be best/ suitable/ relevant for Supply chain manager?

An aspirant must complete their 12th grade in commerce and then pursue a B.B.A. degree in supply chain management or a graduate degree in any field.

Which Course will be best for Supply chain manager?

Some of the top courses are:

  • Master Control in Supply Chain Management and Logistics

  • Supply Chain Fundamentals: Understanding the Basics

  • Blockchain in Supply Chain Management

What are the top universities in India to study supply chain management?

  • School of Business, University of Petroleum and Energy Studies, Dehradun

  • DYPUSM Mumbai - School of Management Dr DY Patil University

  • IISWBM Kolkata - Indian Institute of Social Welfare and Business Management

  • Indian Maritime University, Kochi Campus.

  • SIMS, Pune

  • Presidency Institute, Bangalore

  • Indian Institute of Logistics, Chennai

What are the top universities Abroad to study supply chain management?

  • University of Windsor

  • RMIT University

  • Cleveland State University

  • University of Auckland

  • Teesside University

Which skills are required to be a Supply chain manager?

  • Project management.

  • Technical understanding.

  • Cost accounting skills.

  • Ability to understand financial statements.

  • Understanding of e-business / e-procurement systems.

  • Troubleshooting, problem solving.

  • Understanding of cross-cultural / global issues.

  • Business ethics.

Which type of personality is best for Supply chain manager?

Extraversion and conscientiousness are the top two personality qualities of supply chain managers. Extraversion is strong among supply chain managers, which means they rely on external cues to feel happy, such as people or stimulating settings.

What are the best companies offering jobs as a Supply chain manager?

  • PepsiCo

  • Boeing

  • Cummins

  • Walmart

  • Northrop Grumman

  • Amazon

What are the pros & cons / Advantage & disadvantage of as a working Supply chain manager?


  • Challenging career

  • Find something new almost every day


  • Can have issue with time management

  • Needs a lot of time at work whole understanding and solving the issues


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