Logistics Manager Job Description

logistics manager job description includes a detailed overview of the key requirements, duties, responsibilities, and skills for this role.

Last update : July 14, 2023

Logistics Manager Job Description

A logistics manager is responsible for coordinating all needs and desires of a business involved with shipping goods to/from customers.

They coordinate all shipments and deliveries of products/services to customers.

They assign employees to warehouses and distribution centers, arrange transportation via shipping and carriers, and maintain equipment.

They also help prepare documents, ensuring every shipping detail is accounted for and recorded, they ensure every shipment is insured, and handle all customer service issues.

A logistics manager manages all aspects of the supply chain, from inventory control to payment processing.

Job Brief:

We’re looking for a Logistics Manager to join our team and help us run our operations smoothly and efficiently. The ideal candidate will have experience in managing logistics operations, be well-organized and detail-oriented, and have excellent communication and interpersonal skills. If you have a passion for logistics and are looking for an exciting and challenging role, we want to hear from you!

Logistics Manager Duties:

  • Use computer applications to track and manage company assets and resources
  • Manage, monitor, and track all deliveries, deliveries of assets, and parts
  • Products and materials arrive on defined time
  • Effectively handle and track contract negotiations
  • Track, monitor, and report all insurance, regulatory, and legal issues
  • Monitor, document, and resolve issues with customers and other vendors
  • Analyze, evaluate, and improve customer service
  • Organize and maintain inventory, warehouse, and company assets
  • Manage internal and external logistics

Logistics Manager Responsibilities:

  • Analyze complex flow of materials, equipment, and people, and oversee related production, inventory, and transportation planning activities
  • Manage warehouse and distribution center operations including receiving, storage, and shipping
  • Implement new logistics processes to improve performance, efficiency, and customer satisfaction
  • Assist with strategic operational planning
  • Interpret complex logistics issues and challenges
  • Carry out basic bookkeeping and accounting functions, including processing invoices, payroll, and purchase orders
  • Assist with expenses, including travel, meals, and office supplies
  • Manage employee work schedules and ensure compliance with all company policies
  • Enforce company safety and security policies
  • Maintain relationships with suppliers, vendors, and customers
  • Perform basic accounting functions such as journal entries, ledger reconciliations, and month-end closing
  • Conduct preprocessing activities, including

Requirements And Skills:

  • Proven experience in a logistics/supply chain management role
  • Strong decision-making capabilities
  • Above-average communication, collaboration, and delegation skills
  • Highly proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook) and ability to learn other business software

Equal Opportunity Employer: [Company Name] is committed to building a diverse and inclusive team. We encourage applications from people of all races, religions, national origins, genders and ages.

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