Making sure that goods are delivered on time is the concern of Bambi Liu, senior supervisor of industrial engineering at UPS Hong Kong.
Being in a supervisory role, her job is to lead and co-ordinate staff to operate efficiently, and to plan and redesign the workflow to streamline company operations.
According to her, it is an advantage to have a degree in industrial engineering to work in the logistics sector, but it is not a must. The key to success is to experience different work duties, if, and when, possible, she adds. "Individuals who are eager to develop a career in logistics should be analytical, independent and team players who value diversity, equality and innovation," says Liu. "It is also crucial to be flexible."
Liu started off doing back-office work as a freight services co-ordinator in 2004, and has since engaged in di