Logistics Team Leader Salary
Median pay for Logistics Team Leaders in the United States is around $15.90 per hour. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. Men make up the majority of Logistics Team Leaders (65 percent) survey respondents. Medical and dental coverage is claimed by a large number, and the larger part earn vision coverage. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.
Job Description for Logistics Team Leader
Logistics team leaders are responsible for facilitating and overseeing the correct functioning of logistics for their organizations, including managing logistics specifics and ensuring that all communication tasks are completed in an accurate and timely manner. They use a personal computer to log progress, communicate with clients and vendors, and run calculations on a regular basis and must develop and maintain strong business relationships with distributors.Read More...
Logistics team leaders must organize schedules, budgets, and products and work well in a team setting with other logistics professionals to complete all goals in a timely manner. They also develop logistics strategies to create products or services for clients and strive to save company resources while remaining efficient. They also oversee shipment plans and follow up after delivery and must follow strict safety regulations at all times to prevent incidents.
These team leaders typically work in an office and warehouse environment and provide leadership experience to address logistics issues as they arise. They must verify that the supply chain workers follow specific shipping rules and should be proficient with logistics software and stay updated with the latest technology. They usually report their progress to the logistics vice president in their organization by showing time results, shipping metrics, and other costs, and may also provide solutions across cross-functional teams.
A bachelor's degree in logistics, business administration, or a related field is generally required for this position, and prior experience in logistics is highly beneficial. Leadership and logistics certifications are also helpful.
Logistics Team Leader Tasks
- Conduct and interpret safety audits, identifying areas for improvement.
- Supervise daily operations and adherence to regulations and rules.
- Create forecasts and reports, tracking metrics and communicating needs and productivity.
- Oversee processes for receiving, storing, transitioning, and delivering goods.
- Handle unusual freight or special orders.
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Pay by Experience Level for Logistics Team Leader
Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
Logistics Team Leaders with a rich background of experience are typically rewarded with larger paychecks. Relatively untried employees who have fewer than five years of experience earn around $37K on average. People who have worked for five to 10 years can expect a higher median salary of $47K. Logistics Team Leaders see a median salary of $50K after reaching one to two decades on the job. Logistics Team Leaders who have spent more than 20 years on the job report earning a significantly higher median of $68K.