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Logistics Coordinator Job Description (2023)

The following is a sample job description for a Logistics Coordinator to reference when building your resume. Assess the qualifications and requirements listed to get an understanding of what you need to include on your resume for what employers expect in this field.


The Logistics Coordinator is responsible for overseeing all aspects of the logistics department. The job involves managing the inventory, and scheduling shipping and receiving for all products sold by the company. This position requires someone who can work well with others, as well as perform their own duties independently.

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  • Manage the flow of products and information to and from warehouses, manufacturing facilities, and other locations.
  • Coordinate with suppliers on inventory levels and delivery schedules.
  • Maintain a system for tracking purchase orders and shipments.
  • Plan logistics for product launches, trade shows, and other events.
  • Coordinates the movement of goods, materials and people between locations or within locations.
  • Confirms that an item is available at the time and place where it is needed.
  • Creates reports of delivery information and tracks inventory levels.
  • Sorts incoming items based on their destination and ensures they are delivered to the correct location.
  • Maintains inventory records for supplies and materials.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business or Logistics or equivalent industry experience
  • At least 3 years of experience as a logistics coordinator or manager in a manufacturing or shipping environment
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite, including Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Experience working with vendors, customers, and internal teams
  • Ability to manage multiple projects at once and meet deadlines
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Ability to work well independently as well as on a team

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