Logistics personnel skills affected by educational background, work experience, business skills and personal characteristics. Personnel is required to have wide range of personal qualities and business economic and technical skills. These include among other things, negotiation, problem solving, cost accounting and IT skills. One of the logistics manager work challenges is a constant change, since especially manufacturing industry requires quick reactions and stress tolerance.
Nowadays, logistics personnel is therefore required a broader management of issues, profound understanding of buyer’s and seller’s operations, as well as active behavior in suppliers and products development. It should be emphasized that whatever organization’s competitive advantage is, in the background is know-how of employees’.
On should aim to retain and protect it in the competitive market and its development should constantly be maintained.