Traffic Manager (Logistics) Salary
|Salary||$40,134 - $100,968|
|Bonus||$0.00 - $39,149|
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XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).)
|$35,000 - $106,439|
|Bonus||$0.00 - $39,149|
|Total Pay (||$35,000 - $106,439|
Job Description for Traffic Manager (Logistics)
Traffic managers of logistics have a variety of responsibilities, including: developing and maintaining fair corporate-wide pricing models to be followed by all subsidiaries; monitoring pricing and how it affects profits; adjusting pricing strategies; staying up-to-date with performance indicators; working closely with the sales and marketing departments of their company; reviewing customer profitability profiles; creating and maintaining new policies and procedures; and ensuring that current pricing reflects current unit costs across the field.Read More...
Those in this position generally work traditional weekly business hours, but hours and shifts may vary depending on the employer. Some travel may be required to meet with potential and future customers.
Requirements for the position also vary by employer. Candidates should be team-oriented and have a strong work ethic, positive attitude, good written and verbal communication skills, and the abilities to work well under pressure and adapt quickly depending on the work provided; experience with Microsoft Office products is also important. A bachelor's or master's degree and three to five years of relevant experience are generally required for this position.
Traffic Manager (Logistics) Tasks
- Arrange for delivery of materials and transport of products, respecting safety factors, costs, and schedule.
- Monitor and forecast outbound and inbound transport, allocating resources to meet demand.
- Lead communication with vendors, suppliers, and internal departments like dispatch and sales.
- Handle claims for lost-in-transit or damaged goods, obtaining replacements.
- Calculate and evaluate diverse factors to choose delivery and transport mechanisms.
Common Career Paths for Traffic Manager (Logistics)
Though it's uncommon, some Logistics Traffic Managers move into roles as Logistics Managers, where they can earn incomes averaing out to a slightly higher $61K per year. A Traffic Manager role is the most common promotion for Logistics Traffic Managers moving up the ladder. Pay for this role tends to be $46K per year. Another typical, albeit less common, transition for Logistics Traffic Managers is a Transportation Manager position, where earnings are usually $60K.
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Pay by Experience Level for Traffic Manager (Logistics)
Pay by Experience for a Traffic Manager (Logistics) has a positive trend. An entry-level Traffic Manager (Logistics) with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $44,000 based on 17 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Traffic Manager (Logistics) with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $55,000 based on 15 salaries. An experienced Traffic Manager (Logistics) which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $65,000 based on 19 salaries. A Traffic Manager (Logistics) with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $88,000 based on 13 salaries.
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