Logistics Manager Job Description Sample

A job description helps potential applicants identify relevant positions that would be a good fit for their skillset. Use this template to get started.
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Example job summary

A successful job summary will provide applicants with a strong introduction to your company and the role. Use positive and active language that sums up the advertised role and your company. Include an exact location, or mention if the location is remote.

Example Logistics Manager job summary

Our shipping company is seeking to employ a logistics manager that will arrange and manage incoming and outcoming package shipments and ensure the quality and safety of our shipping operations, while aiming to keep costs under control. The ideal candidate will be in charge of organizing and prioritizing storage and distribution of stock items, ensure customer satisfaction and contribute to the sustainability of our operations. Individuals with past experience in logistic coordination and managing positions will be given priority over others. If you are an experienced logistics manager with excellent organizational skills and ability to work at a fast-moving environment, we would like to hear from you.

Logistics Manager responsibilities

This section should convey the most important duties for the role. Highlight any responsibilities that may be unique to the role or particularly interesting for potential applicants. It’s also beneficial to describe how the role fits into the larger organization.

Example Logistics Manager responsibilities

  • Plan and organize logistics, shipping and warehouse unit operations
  • Supervise and coordinate order completion cycle in a timely fashion
  • Hire and train logistic staff members
  • Act as a liaison between our company and suppliers, retail sellers and direct consumer clients
  • Discuss rates with billing with shipping carriers
  • Resolve client issues and complaints promptly

Logistics Manager requirements

This section should list the essential qualities of an ideal candidate. Include previous work experience, education or achievements that would be beneficial. And list any preferred hard and soft skills.

Example Logistics Manager requirements

  • Bachelor in Logistics, Warehouse Operations, or Business Administration
  • 3+ years of previous working experience in logistic management positions
  • Great MS office and logistic database skills
  • Proven knowledge in handling consumer goods
  • Advance analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to multitask and handle different projects in timely fashion

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