Required competencies by the industry for logistic engineering graduates: A systematic review

Davin Arkan Admoko Putra, Ana A, Vina Dwiyanti


Logistic Engineering is a new-promising discipline that supports the ongoing trend of the logistics market in Indonesia. Vocational education has not accommodated the demands and needs of the industry. This paper aims to list the required skills for logistics professionals from a global perspective. A Systematic Literature Review (SLR) method using articles obtained from national and international journals in the last two decades.  The skills required are divided into two, technical competencies and soft skills. The result of the findings states that graduates are required modern skills that involves cross-functional, IT, and environmental as their advanced competency based on the specific logistic professional scope.  It is also noted that these advanced skills must expand to the direction of specific logistic skills to suit their profession responsibilities. Core or primary skills including logistic knowledge, management, and intrapersonal was summarized on general consensus of global profession requirements. Thus, vocational education must train current and advanced technical competencies to meet global requirements.


global perspective; industry demand; logistic competencies; TVET

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