How to become a logistics manager

Handle product supply and distribution for companies and organisations.

What does a logistics manager do?

Logistics managers link up the supply chain, overseeing products’ journey from warehouse to transport to customer. In order to get things from A to B, they need to plan and supervise resources, resolve transportation issues, and deal with customer complaints.

Duties and tasks

  • Collaborate with customers and staff regarding production and distribution schedules and specifications.
  • Create standard processes for purchasing and distribution activities.
  • Oversee production and transportation timetables.
  • Keep records of orders, production times, and delivery of items.
  • Manage distribution staff.
  • Order and maintain stock inventory.
  • Work with suppliers and staff towards quality products, a reasonable delivery schedule, and appropriate costs.

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