Logistics Specialist Job Description

Logistics Specialist Job Description

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Logistics Specialist Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

May support various import / export compliance audits
Working closely with other Contract Administrators, Freight Specialists Operations to keep the shipment schedule updated along with Customer expectations and operational needs
Processing all documentation on time
Maintaining and distributing Trading Partner Routing and Compliance Guidelines
Providing assistance in developing new innovations to the supply chain compliance chargeback investigation and appeals process
Interfacing with the Consumer Products Logistics distribution centers to reduce or eliminate chargebacks
Identifying and reporting, by Trading Partner, the compliance guidelines that do not result in a financial penalty but when positively acted upon will result in an improvement in customer service
Addressing customer service issues from a supply chain compliance perspective
Tracking and reporting on both inbound and outbound shipments
Meet with prospective carriers to see if cost reduction opportunities exist

Logistics Specialist Qualifications

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

Licensing or Certifications for Logistics Specialist

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: APICS, IATA, CPIM, CMR, DOT, IMDG, CIQ, ILS, HAZMAT, CAM

Education for Logistics Specialist

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

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

Skills for Logistics Specialist

Desired skills for logistics specialist include:

Basic mathematics and electronics
Ability to use basic computer skills
Material Resource Planning systems and their applications
Microsoft Office applications
Inventory Management tools
Microsoft Office
Principles and methods for moving medical products

Desired experience for logistics specialist includes:

Resolve carrier billing issues found by the freight payment company
Plan, schedule, and coordinate the movement of materials and equipment to support logistic requirements at remote or overseas facilities
Maintain the government property management system and documenting all requests for equipment and equipment repairs
Perform detailed analysis and appraisal of equipment to identify and document technical data
Plan and coordinate the provisioning of logistics related data to our intelligence community client
Identify potential risk and problem areas and provide recommended solutions

Logistics Specialist Examples


Logistics Specialist Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking for a logistics specialist. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for logistics specialist
  • Collect information or receive updates and accurately update the TMS system, facilitating shipment visibility
  • Follow and update standard operating procedures as appropriate
  • EDI communication resolution
  • Respond to emails from customers, carriers, and vendors
  • Utilize information provided in the GENCO TMS system to respond to customer/carrier inquires
  • Provide basic reporting from the GENCO TMS system
  • Perfom other related duties and participate in special projects as assigned
  • Assist business/functional clients based on area of functional expertise
  • Identify opportunities to minimize cost-to-serve through process improvements
  • Is knowledgeable of and support Environment, Health & Safety goals across all modes of transport and storage
Qualifications for logistics specialist
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in logistics management
  • Comprehensive knowledge of logistics policies and procedures including a thorough knowledge of US Customs laws and procedures required
  • Working knowledge of export/import compliance procedures, the rules and regulations of the US Government and their agencies
  • Ability to handle a broad range of responsibilities and to establish priorities
  • 2+ years of analyzing experience with spreadsheet or database applications
  • DoD 8750 Certification at IAT II, Security+ce

Logistics Specialist Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of logistics specialist. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for logistics specialist
  • Entering data within Logistics/WMS system
  • Documents and communicates all service related issues/comments
  • Evaluate and determine most efficient shipping route and method
  • May direct work of Logistics Associates
  • Monitor and improve logistics costs and plan (analyze the actual results vs
  • Assist with the processing of Government Property for the Huntsville Operation
  • Assist with shipments to/from the Huntsville Operation in cooperation with the Huntsville Transportation Group
  • Assist with the maintenance of vehicles in storage at Redstone Arsenal
  • Maintain the A-Track System for the Huntsville Operation
  • Perform the physical packaging of items to ship to other locations from the HEC and MAB
Qualifications for logistics specialist
  • Experience in the application techniques associated with predictive and reliability centered maintenance
  • Knowledgeable in the principles and application of continuous process improvement
  • Bachelor's Degree in Industrial Engineering or equivalent, Master degree preferred
  • Knowledge of logistics and material handling related systems, technology and equipment is a plus
  • Korean/ English bilingual a plus
  • Master's degree in Chemical Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Materials Science or relevant is required

Logistics Specialist Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking to fill the role of logistics specialist. 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 specialist
  • Multiple dashboard monitoring and process administration
  • Maintain and update logistics policies and EQSS procedures via document management system per manager direction and instruction
  • Resolve transportation issues with logistics, customer service, sales, business units, project management, demand planning and manufacturing to achieve committed deliveries to customers (external and internal)
  • Validate logistics vendor invoices against system PO's and submit allocations to Accounts Payable
  • Specialized logistics projects coordination, team preplanning, development and implementation per manager's direction
  • Summarize and prepare reports
  • Review and classify inventory deductions to determine validity and root cause
  • Trace shipments to verify customer’s receipt of shipped orders
  • Utilize transportation carrier websites to get proof of delivery documentation and/or check the status of shipments
  • Maintain tracking spreadsheets on a weekly basis
Qualifications for logistics specialist
  • BA/BS degree in related field and or 5 years of experience in logistics acquisition/procurement experience
  • Must have experience and knowledge in evolving logistics support concepts including contractor Full Service Support and Total System Performance Responsibilities
  • Assisting customers with logistical service needs
  • Working with Customer Service and Supply Chain
  • Compliance with all regulatory Customs requirements
  • Compliance with Logistics EHS regulations

Logistics Specialist Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking for a logistics specialist. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for logistics specialist
  • Ensure timely delivery of all materials
  • Coordinate all outbound shipments from terminals to end-user customers
  • Monitor inventories at customer tanks and bulk plants
  • Assist with seasonal blending and switching product by working with the coops
  • Perform routing within price parameters required to ensure profitability
  • Enhance delivery execution by avoiding run-outs, ensuring compliance with all safety regulations, and providing prompt and on-time deliveries
  • Maintain constant communication with counterparts, terminals, drivers and customers for accurate and timely execution of deliveries
  • Monitor drivers on time delivery performance
  • Utilize information provided in the FedEx Supply Chain TMS system to respond to customer/carrier inquires
  • Provide basic reporting from the FedEx Supply Chain TMS system
Qualifications for logistics specialist
  • Bachelor's Degree and some years of experience working in logistics, engineering, or supply chain management
  • Coordinating and distributing shipment schedules
  • Packaging material planning
  • Oversee and perform Cycle Counting process
  • Investigate raw material and finished goods inventory issues utilizing RCCA
  • Shipping and logistics scheduling

Logistics Specialist Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is hiring for a logistics specialist. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for logistics specialist
  • Manage and support daily expedite requests for an assigned geographic region, scheduling shipments, carrier sourcing/utilization and optimization functions
  • Monitor expedite shipments and requests to identify actions required to improve or optimize related processes
  • Communicate effectively via phone and e-mail to provide order status, product and availability information and to resolve transportation and inventory issues with internal and external customers
  • Maintain effective track and trace process with in-transit shipments
  • Support customer service in their demands and set up appropriate logistics actions
  • Confirm status of delivery and expected delivery dates
  • Provide proof of delivery when requested
  • Provide adequate information about transportation price quotes
  • Handle customers’ complaints and organize products replacements when requested
  • Investigate root cause analysis for warehouse and transportation claims
Qualifications for logistics specialist
  • Able to build external relationships (customers and/or suppliers)
  • Knowledge of major cities/airport locations in the continental US
  • Willing to work Saturdays
  • Have at least 1 year in supply planning/ inventory management in FMCGs
  • Providing customer service and resolving Trucker issues or delays
  • Assisting staff & clerks to resolve line equipment issues

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