What does a Logistics Coordinator do?

A logistics coordinator is responsible for managing all aspects of shipping routes and delivery, specifically with regard to customer satisfaction. As a logistic coordinator, customer satisfaction is a priority as this is how business remains successful. Additionally, a logistic coordinator is well-versed in supply management principles and practices. Responding immediately to customer questions and complaints and notifying them of any delays in the delivery schedule is essential to this position. Logistics coordinators usually work in a variety of industries within the logistics department.

A Bachelor's degree is preferred for logistics coordinators positions, however, a high school diploma with 5+ years' experience in customer service or logistics management a must. Successful logistics coordinators possess excellent communication and problem solving skills and are able to work with little supervision.

What responsibilities are common for Logistics Coordinator jobs?
  • Manage orders and arrange stocking of materials and equipment to ensure they meet needs
  • Plan and track shipment of final products according to customer requirements
  • Communicate with suppliers, retailers and customers to achieve profitable deals and mutual satisfaction
  • Maintain logs and records of warehouse stock and executed orders
  • Recruit and coordinate logistics staff (e.g. truck driver's) according to availabilities and requirements
  • Prepare accurate reports for upper management
  • Arrange same-day deliveries whenever possible
  • Prepare accurate invoices
What are the typical qualifications for Logistics Coordinator jobs?
  • Bachelor's degree in Logistics or Business Analytics (preferred)
  • 5+ years' experience in customer service or logistics management
  • Ability to work with little supervision and track multiple processes
  • Knowledge of laws, regulations and ISO requirements
  • Computer-savvy with a working knowledge of logistics software (ERP)
  • Previous customer service experience
  • Outstanding organizational and coordination abilities
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Keen on working in a fast-paced environment
EducationBachelor's Degree
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Avg. Experience2-4 years

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Logistics Coordinator Career Path

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“Nice but exhauting lunch was nice and my boss was a nice guy good for my career”

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10 Dec 2021

“I have only been here a few months but the time I have been here I absolutely love it😊 Everyone is so nice and welcoming.”

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19 Oct 2023

“It feels as if there's less room for personal development and advancement in my current role.”

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Logistics Coordinator
23 Aug 2022

“At the end of the event I approached Amira and inquired about freelancing opportunities and provided my contact information.”

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Logistics Coordinator
24 Oct 2021

“I was not good enough for pay raise or for any other job I have applied for!”

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26 Oct 2021

“Good entry level job for a recent graduate with good pay right out of college.”

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Frequently asked questions about the role and responsibilities of a Logistics Coordinator

When working as a Logistics Coordinator, the most common skills you will need to perform your job and for career success are Inventorying, Responses, Microsoft Office Suite, Excellent Customer Service and Outlook.

The most similar professions to Logistics Coordinator are:
  • Logistics Manager
  • Transportation Manager
  • Distribution Manager
  • Logistics Associate

The most common qualifications to become a Logistics Coordinator is a minimum of a Bachelor's Degree and an average of 0 - 1 of experience not including years spent in education and/or training.

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