Logistics Job Description

Logistics Job Description

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Logistics provides data entry and systems management to support various systems (order entry, routing and dispatching, and or traffic coordination.).

Logistics Duties & Responsibilities

To write an effective logistics job description, begin by listing detailed duties, responsibilities and expectations. We have included logistics job description templates that you can modify and use.

Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Maintain RPM Warehouse and shipment statistics
Maintaining RPM Warehouse and shipment statistics
Update computer with current shipping information for domestic shipments
Assign and coordinate customer's trucker and warehouse pickups
Coordinate transfer releases between divisions
Post shipments from warehouses for billing
Coordinate production runs
Post inbound warehouse receipts
File and coordinate domestic freight claims for damaged/lost goods
Negotiate freight tariffs with domestic carriers

Logistics Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for Logistics

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: APICS, MRPT, A.S.E, HAZMAT, CDL, ESD, IATA, CPIM, ITIL, US

Education for Logistics

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the logistics job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and Master's Degree in Management, Technical, Graduate, Business, Education, Engineering, Supply Chain Management, Industrial Engineering, Business/Administration, Associates

Skills for Logistics

Desired skills for logistics include:

Software applications
Routing and dispatch software systems
Warehouse and
Site's operating systems in order to ensure operational compliance and correct exception resolution
Inventory software
Order processing systems
Microsoft Office
Transportation industry

Desired experience for logistics includes:

Verbally communicate in a calm, positive demeanor, during the course of the function with the kitchen, service, beverage, the guest host to ensure timely execution of events, quality of service and adherence to all applicable federal, state and local safety & health regulations and HOB standards
Due to the nature of the hospitality industry
Approve domestic freight bills
Coordinate export orders including specific document requirements to customer
Set up and maintain Export files
Obtain export freight rates

Logistics Examples


Logistics Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is looking to fill the role of logistics. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for logistics
  • Proactively identify risks in the supply chain
  • Improve leading logistics technical capability
  • Identify opportunities, define solutions, and drive sustainable ETA Performance improvements through detailed analysis of current Supply Chain practices
  • Build alliances with key internal partners (Merchandise P&A/DC Operations/Vendor Partnership/IT)
  • Full control and ownership of maintaining workflow of Cresting and Logo orders throughout the process
  • Maintain Cresting and Logo SLAs and report accurately on the current status of orders in progress
  • Be the first point of contact for all queries
  • Maintain and communicate the Cresting and Logo order book and find alternative solutions for any backorders
  • Ensure that financial credits (financial credits and R-numbers) are raised and processed accurately and are up to date
  • Investigate and solve any queries or returns on all Crested and Logo orders
Qualifications for logistics
  • Strong process, organizational and analytical skills
  • May require travel, both internal and external to the United States
  • At least a 10years experience in the same role
  • BS Degree in Industrial Engineering or Business with Supply Chain Focus
  • Require a minimum of three years experience in inventory management/planning/logistics/supply chain
  • Extensive knowledge of operations management including previous experience working with complex procurement, production and logistics and a thorough understanding of best practices

Logistics Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking to fill the role of logistics. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for logistics
  • Performing invoicing tasks
  • Handling confidential material on a regular basis
  • Various miscellaneous administrative tasks
  • Processing Bill of Lading's online
  • Managing outbound and inbound shipments
  • Develop an acquisition schedule with necessary tasks and milestones and track status and accomplishment of tasks
  • Assist with the development of acquisition plans (to include assisting with market research reports and independent Government Cost estimates)
  • Contribute to the development of justifications, determination and findings, and DD254s
  • Assist with the development and review of solicitations by meeting with the appropriate individuals to include by not limited to USCYBERCOM stakeholders, Contracting Officer, and technical personnel in order to define requirements
  • Review contract invoices and deliverable and recommend to the Contracting Officer and changes that should be made to ensure accuracy
Qualifications for logistics
  • Typically interacts with Managers & all other function levels
  • Flexible schedules as needed to support business operations
  • Possess the ability to work well with others and support team goals
  • Knowledge of fundamental Supply Chain and Logistics Planning principles, specifically those applied to material replenishment and flow, Logistics or Transportation Management
  • Knowledgeable of working relationships with customs bureaus
  • Strong problem-solving and decision-making skills plus the ability to think laterally while also offering creative solutions

Logistics Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is hiring for a logistics. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for logistics
  • Identifies non - DOT compliant vehicles and equipment
  • May compile and record data for industrial establishment to prepare records and reports on labor hours, equipment usage, consumption of material, quality control, and other aspects of location operations
  • Coordinate inbound and outbound freight daily
  • Pro-actively manages & responds to Internal and external customer requests for information
  • Determine cost effective freight solutions and service levels for all customers and products
  • Qualify and approve new carriers
  • Update and maintain accurate Approved carrier list
  • Manage transportation costs and services
  • Correct all service related issues with carriers / agents
  • Remove vendors from Approved Vendor List as necessary and communicate to appropriate parties
Qualifications for logistics
  • Bachelor degree of science from 211, 985 universities
  • Over 6 years experience at senior management positions
  • Excellent communication ability both in English and Mandarin
  • To coordinate with warehouse operations on shipment release to LSP
  • Maintain Standard Operating Procedures for all service requirements relating to logistics
  • Act as expeditor when required

Logistics Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking for a logistics. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for logistics
  • Assisting with international shipping documentation demands
  • File freight damage claims
  • Schedule inbound and outbound dock activity
  • Scan documents and process accordingly
  • Print and process job packets and labels
  • Proactively communicate shipping issues to customer service for resolution
  • Manage and maintain customer web portals and material certifications
  • Generate monthly metric reports
  • Assist with other Shipping & Receiving tasks
  • Work safely identify and report any safety hazards immediately
Qualifications for logistics
  • University graduate in Supply Chain/ logistics/ operations management/ transportation management/ business management or other related discipline
  • Should have intermediate knowledge of Export operations accounting and transportation functions
  • High School diploma or equivalent to 12 months of related experience and/or training
  • Highly accurate, fast data entry skills
  • Take part in the improvement projects (Achieving Excellence System, 5S, lean manufacturing, cost reduction, improved manufacturing)
  • Bachelor's Degree in Logistics or Industrial Engineering, Operations & Logistics Management, or College Diploma with equivalent experience

Logistics Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of logistics. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for logistics
  • Responsible for ensuring all Training Expeditions equipment is picked and packed on time ready for delivery within the UK or overseas
  • To receive issue, store, dispatch, clean and service equipment held within the Logistics department utilising the Logistics Assistant and seasonal staff
  • Responsibility for maintaining and update service records for technical safety equipment (helmets, ropes, karabiners etc) and reporting any issues to the Safety & Compliance Manager
  • Administer the logistics and facilities budget, reporting to the direction of the Safety & Compliance Manager
  • Support the Senior Logistics Coordinator in the planning and forecasting of seasonal staff requirements to cover Training Expeditions and airport collections
  • Responsible for managing the allocation of vehicles, fuel cards, Issue & return, paperwork, MOT, servicing and cleaning
  • Manage vehicle insurance opposite the Travelopia Insurance department, ensuring all WCE vehicles are insured and any claims are dealt with correctly
  • Plan and forecast vehicle requirements for the Logistics department ensuring operational requirements are met and costs are tightly controlled
  • Assist with carrier selection and maintenance within CMS Globalsoft
  • Monitor inventory levels and facilitate inventory transfers for our US based 3PL’s
Qualifications for logistics
  • Experience in aircraft interior completion an asset
  • Requires standing, sitting, and walking for prolonged periods of time
  • Able to work is in a warehouse environment where the noise level is loud
  • Occasionally exposed to extreme cold or hot weather
  • Bachelor’s degree Management Information Systems or five years experience in database management 
  • Minimum three years experience in Data Mining 

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