Happy Friday everyone! How can someone move into Supply Chain consulting?

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In our company we have a consultant, this person knows basically every job position in the company, he started with the warehouse and became general manager, he did all this in 14 years. Now he is the consultant for our company.

Everything is done by experience and knowledge of other disciplines, that is, you can be a procurement professional but if you have only done that you can only be a consultant in that area, but to be a general consultant you must have a background and knowledge of all sectors of the supply chain.

Time and experience are all you need to be a consultant. You also have to consider the type of supply chain to which type of clients you want to dedicate.

There are a few things to keep in mind when moving into Supply Chain consulting. The most important is to have a strong understanding of the principles of Supply Chain management. This includes having knowledge of logistics, operations, and procurement. Additionally, it is helpful to have experience working with various software programs used in Supply Chain management, such as ERP systems and inventory management tools. A background in business or engineering can also be beneficial when pursuing a career in Supply Chain consulting.

To get started, you'll need to have a strong foundation in business and logistics. You should also be comfortable working with data and analytics, as this will be a key part of your job.

If you're looking to make a move into supply chain consulting, start by studying up on the latest trends and developments in the industry. Network with professionals in the field, and look for opportunities to get involved in projects that will allow you to develop your skills. With hard work and dedication, you can make a successful career in supply chain consulting.

One way to move into Supply Chain consulting is to have a degree in business or engineering and then pursue a certification in supply chain management. Alternatively, you may want to look for a job in operations or purchasing and then move into a consulting role. It is also important to have strong analytical skills and be able to think strategically.

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