Logistics Manager

Logistics Managers handle the logistical aspects of product supply and distribution for companies and organisations. They should have strong coordination and organisational abilities and work with multiple stakeholders.

Collaborate with customers and fellow staff and personnel regarding production and distribution schedules and specifications

Create standard process for purchases and distribution activities including planning and scheduling production and transportation times

Issue and process payments of supply purchases, sales of produced goods and distribution

Keep an accurate record of all orders, production times, produced goods and transportation of supplies and produced items

Manage staff working in production activities and distribution

Order and maintain stock inventory necessary for production

Work with suppliers, staff and stakeholders to ensure quality of products, delivery schedule and negotiate costs

Logistics Managers typically work a Monday to Friday work week with standard working hours. They may be required to work evenings or weekends during high production times. They typically work in indoor office settings, but also oversee production and distribution operations.

Logistics Association of Australia Limited

The Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport Australia Incorporated (CILTA)

The Supply Chain and Logistics Association of Australia (SCLAA)

The Transport and Logistics Industry Skills Council (TLISC)

Bachelor of Business (Human Resource Management)

Management Concepts (Introduction to Management)

Financial Information for Decision Making

Work and Employability (Previously Employment Relations)