Logistics Assistant Job Description

A logistics assistant is someone who helps the logistics coordinator or shipper with tasks related to shipping, such as identifying freight, loading and unloading containers, or preparing pallets.

Logistics assistants do many basic tasks, such as recording incoming freight, marking freight for shipment, and unloading containers.

Logistics assistants may also perform accounting tasks, such as maintaining accounting records, preparing statements, and paying bills.

The duties of a logistics assistant may vary based on the type of company and the logistics coordinator.

Some logistics assistants may work in warehouses, while others work in shipping and receiving departments.

Updated on:     
October 7, 2022

Job Brief:

We're looking for a Logistics Assistant to help us with our shipping and receiving. The ideal candidate will have experience in logistics and be able to work independently.

Logistics Assistant Duties:

  • Assist the Operations Manager with various daily office functions
  • Assign duties to office assistants, administrative assistant, and mail room personnel
  • Assist in the processing of governmental forms and applications
  • Update and monitor inventory and warehouse space allocations
  • Assist in the processing of bids, contracts, and purchase orders
  • Perform administrative functions

Logistics Assistant Responsibilities:

  • Provide administrative support for the logistics and transportation departments
  • Handle incoming and outgoing shipments
  • Conduct clerical duties, including file organization, data input, and mailing
  • Process accounts payable invoices
  • Conduct research for executive management
  • Maintain office equipment and facilities
  • Perform other duties as assigned

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Requirements And Skills:

  • Bachelor's degree in supply chain management or logistics
  • Knowledge of supply chain management principles
  • Knowledge of warehouse management
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • High level of verbal and written communication
  • Proven ability to function independently and as part of a team
  • High level of initiative

At [Company Name], we believe that diversity and inclusion are key to success. We are committed to building a team that reflects a wide range of backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives. We welcome applications from people of all races, religions, national origins, genders and gender expressions, as well as veterans and individuals with disabilities.