Top 60+ Supply Chain/Logistics Resume Keywords

Due to the automation of job candidate processing, many candidates will not have their resume seen unless they use the right keywords in the right place.

If you want to get a job in supply chain management or logistics, use this list of keywords to increase your chances of getting the interview.

Note: don't use all keywords on your resume. Only those that make sense for the job you're applying for.

Supply Chain Management / Logistic Keywords:

  • Production Planning
  • Logistics
  • Procurement
  • Continual Improvement Process
  • Forecasting
  • Inventory Management
  • Inventory Control
  • SAP
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Operations
  • Stock management
  • Raw materials
  • Distribution channels
  • Suppliers
  • Material management
  • Warehouse
  • Supply Chain Experience
  • ERP
  • Compliance
  • Vendor Management
  • Vendor development
  • Vendor managed inventory
  • Supply Chain Analytics
  • Supply Manager
  • Warehousing
  • Customers
  • Import / Export

Other less frequent keywords:

  • Supply Chain Strategy
  • Supply Chain Logistics
  • Global Supply Chain
  • E-Commerce
  • Green Supply Chain Management
  • Integrated Supply Chain
  • Digital Supply Chain
  • Oracle SCM
  • Supply Planner
  • Packaging
  • Transportation
  • Order management
  • Product flow
  • Project management
  • Profit and Loss
  • Quality assurance
  • Request for information
  • Request for proposal
  • Request for quotation
  • Route management
  • Six Sigma
  • Sourcing
  • Warehouse management
  • Total quality management
  • Fast-Moving Consumer Goods
  • Global Process Owner
  • Global Process Outsourcing
  • Order Automation
  • Excess and Obsolescence
  • Customer Automation Management
  • Customs Compliance
  • Fleet Management
  • ISO 9001 / 9002
  • Just In Time
  • Strategic Planning
  • Multi-Site Operations

Tailor your resume to the job you're applying for

It's tempting to blast your resume to all job opportunities out there. That would be a mistake. Resumes work best when they are tailored to the job in question.

You're much more likely to get a response if your resume answers the specific needs of the company doing the hiring.

Plenty of supply chain jobs out there

That said, there are plenty of supply chain jobs for everyone who is qualified. Don't obsess over what buzzwords to put on your resume.

Don't forget soft skills

While showcasing specific supply chain skills can help you get the job, companies are also looking for soft skills and well-rounded candidates:

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