What does a Logistics Manager do?

Logistics managers are responsible for planning, coordinating, and monitoring logistics operations such as warehousing, inventory, transportation, and supply chain processes. Logistics managers typically supervise a team of warehouse staff or other logistics specialists. Sometimes they are in charge of a particular region.

Most logistics managers have a Bachelor's degree in a relevant field such as supply chain management, logistics and transportation, or business administration. Logistics managers typically have strong organizational and leadership skills.

  • Manage inventory as well as warehouse, transportation, and other logistics processes
  • Develop new strategies to streamline processes and reduce cost
  • Ensure that quality, quantity, customer satisfaction, and financial commitments are met
  • Perform metrics reporting and data analysis tasks to identify issues and opportunities for process improvements
  • Partner and communicate with manufacturers, suppliers, and customers
  • Manage and develop logistics staff
  • Create and manage budgets
  • Bachelor's degree in supply chain management, operations, logistics, business administration, transportation, or engineering
  • 5+ years of experience working in logistics, warehouse, or transportation operations
  • Firm grasp of supply chain, inventory, distribution, business, and management principles
  • Strong team player
  • Ability to manage, coach, and provide training for direct reports
  • Exceptional organizational and analytical skills
  • Working knowledge of logistics and inventory software

Average Years of Experience

0 - 1
3%
2 - 4
51%
5 - 7
42%
8+
4%

Common Skill Sets

Excellent Communication
IN Spanish
Powerpoint
Microsoft Office
Korean
English Language
Slides
Strong WORK Ethic

Logistics Manager Seniority Levels

L2
Logistics Manager
£43,545/yr
L4
Logistics Coordinator
17% made the transition
Logistics Analyst
28% made the transition
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Logistics Manager Salaries

Average Base Pay

£43,545 /yr
Same as national average
Not including cash compensation
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£29K
Median: £44K
£66K
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