Logistics Planning Manager Salary
Logistics Planning Managers in the United States with more than 10 years of experience in their profession represent over one-half of Logistics Planning Managers. Salaries average out to around $66K annually and spread from $39K to $108K per year. Most Logistics Planning Managers report high levels of job satisfaction. Male Logistics Planning Managers who responded to the survey are more common than women; more than half (68 percent) are men. Medical benefits are awarded to a strong majority, and a fair number earn dental coverage. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.
|Salary||$43,603 - $103,019|
|Bonus||$0.00 - $19,392|
|Total Pay (||$39,222 - $108,156|
Job Description for Logistics Planning Manager
Logistics planning managers are in charge of effectively planning and managing all logistics activities for their company. They are responsible for developing, documenting, and improving logistics initiatives, as well as managing a group of logistics planning professionals to reach all company goals in a timely manner. They work with other managers to discuss important logistics planning ideas and ensure all processes are effective and efficient. Logistics planning managers use a personal computer as one of their main tools to keep accurate records of logistics strategies and planning initiatives, as well as create proposals and detailed logistics reports.Read More...
Logistics planning managers must be able to effectively prioritize projects and deliver planning strategies under strict deadlines. Their main duties also include analyzing and recommending new logistics-related strategies, as well as working to eliminate the root causes of recurring issues that raise costs or reduce services for their organization and customers. They also manage relationships and negotiate rates with vendors and external partners. Logistics planning managers also develop and evaluate standard operating procedures, rules, and processes to enhance communication, transfer information, and produce results.
A bachelor's degree and related experience are generally required for this position. In addition, previous experience in a managerial capacity may be preferred, and industry and leadership certifications may be beneficial. Logistics planning managers must be organized individuals that pay close attention to detail and excellent communication skills.
Logistics Planning Manager Tasks
- Manage day-to-day and strategic operations at distribution center or warehouse.
- Write and track invoices, manifests, and issues with delivery or transportation.
- Coordinate inbound and outbound freight, and track product movement and inventory.
- Manage employee schedules, assignments, evaluations, and compliance.
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Pay by Experience Level for Logistics Planning Manager
Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
For many Logistics Planning Managers, extensive experience does not lead to significantly more money. During the first five years of their careers, Logistics Planning Managers see a median income of $60K. Survey respondents with five to 10 years of experience report an only modestly higher median of $66K. The average pay reported by folks with 10 to 20 years of experience is around $76K. Ultimately, more time spent in the workforce does seem to translate to bigger paychecks; seasoned veterans with more than 20 years of experience report a median income of $85K.
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