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The average pay for a Logistics Manager is $55,709 per year.

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Job Description for Logistics Manager

Companies which ship goods, parts, and commodities from location to location as part of their regular operations define this transportation aspect of the business as logistics. A logistics manager is typically a middle manager in charge of discrete teams or regions within a larger logistics operation of a business, and they typically have supervisory duties, make employment decisions, and create and work within approved budgets. The logistics manager will typically oversee a large group of employees and receive reports from various team leaders involved in warehouse, loading, and shipping operations. In many companies, the logistics manager in turn reports to a director-level executive in logistics or operations.

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Logistics Manager Tasks

  • Plan, direct, and coordinate the storage and distribution of raw materials and supplies within an organization.
  • Ensure that customer supply needs are met.
  • Oversee financial transactions related to logistics.
  • Manage logistics staff.

Logistics Manager Job Listings

Ryder Systems, Inc. Advice

Q: What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Logistics Manager in Dallas:
"Learn how to handle the stress levels."
Learn to be very creative, when working in this field.

Logistics Manager in Portland:
"Tedious and corporate culture."
Pros: Flexibility. Casual. Hands off management.
Cons: Hands off management means no one knows or seems to care about what is going on here, this is specific to my company, though.

Logistics Manager in Florida:
Pros: The stress level is next to nothing compared to the retail world.
Cons: The company is split into an east and west. Because of this communication has not been the best.

Logistics Manager in Minneapolis:
"Patience and Grace."
It takes many years to prepare for a position as a logistics manager; it represents the collective wisdom of several sub-disciplines (e.g., training, technical writing, logistics engineering, packaging and transportation, and reliability). Those who take the time to master this body of knowledge will be equipped to achieve great things; those who attempt to fast track through the journey, will do more harm than good and ultimately end their career early.

Logistics Manager in St. Louis:
"What the company had to offer."
Look into the company and see what is has to offer.

Logistics Manager in Addison:
Treat people with the respect and you will get that back from them.

Logistics Manager in Jefferson City:
"You will Make The Grade."
Learn as much about the operations as possible and communicate with your employees.

Key Stats for Logistics Manager

Gender

Female
14 %
Male
86 %
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
22%

Skills That Affect Logistics Manager Salaries

National Average
$56,000

Logistics
▼3%

Operations Management
▼3%

Gender

Female
14 %
Male
86 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
22%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 75%
dental benefits
Dental: 75%
vision benefits
Vision: 75%
no benefits
None: 25%