Logistics Associate Job Description

A logistics associate is an individual who works behind the scenes, helping a supply chain manager coordinate transportation, inventory, warehousing, and shipping.

Logistics associates typically work in an office environment, though they may periodically travel to visit customers or suppliers.

A logistics associate is responsible for gathering and maintaining information about orders.

Specifically, logistics associates gather pricing, availability, and shipping information on products.

They may also create spreadsheets of this information.

Updated on:     
October 7, 2022

Job Brief:

We're looking for a Logistics Associate who is detail-oriented and able to work independently. The ideal candidate will have experience in logistics and be able to effectively manage and coordinate shipments.

Logistics Associate Duties:

  • Ensure timely and efficient movement of materials, equipment, and other items through warehouse and distribution centers
  • Assist in the maintenance of all types of inventory through cycle counts, physical inventories, and data tracking
  • Perform administrative duties and other tasks as assigned

Logistics Associate Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate with vendors, customer service representatives, and clients, while maintaining ongoing client relationships
  • Oversee all logistics activities, including scheduling and tracking of all shipments, while ensuring cost-effective transportation
  • Program and attend meetings; follow up on action items
  • Plan, coordinate, and implement logistics events
  • Perform administrative support related to logistics
  • Maintain and update shipping and inventory records
  • Track and manage shipping and receiving costs
  • Oversee warehouse operations, including inventory; clean, maintain, and organize warehouse to ensure maximum space utilization
  • Maintain and update warehouse inventory; verify and process orders
  • Update warehouse asset records
  • Meet or exceed warehouse and customer service standards
  • Perform other duties as assigned

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Requirements And Skills:

  • Proven experience in warehouse or logistics operations
  • Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills
  • Ability to multi-task, manage deadlines, and to prioritize workload
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent computer skills with proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite of products

[Company Name] believes in equal opportunity for all employees and is committed to building a diverse and inclusive team. Applications are encouraged from people of all races, religions, national origins, genders and ages, as well as veterans and individuals with disabilities.