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Logistics Coordinator

Oversee the distribution of a supply chain of goods.

What's it like to be a Logistics Coordinator?

Logistics Coordinators manage the supply chain of goods, and ensure they are distributed in the most efficient manner. They are responsible for ensuring that any items processed through the system travel safely and in the most cost-effective way possible.

Logistics Coordinator

Tasks and duties

  • Overseeing the goods supply chain.
  • Analysing processes and finding efficiencies.
  • Routing and re-routing orders.
  • Monitoring shipments, deliveries, timelines and costs.
  • Reporting on performance.
  • Addressing inventory issues.
  • Resolving shipment issues.
  • Answering customer enquiries.
  • Liaising with suppliers and transport companies.

What can I earn as a Logistics Coordinator?

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The most common annual salary in AUS for a Logistics Coordinator is between $55k and $65k
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How to become a Logistics Coordinator


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Logistics Officers are usually required to have high school year 10 or higher and relevant industry experience. A Diploma of Logistics (TLI50415) or equivalent supply chain management qualification may be beneficial.

  1. Complete a Diploma of Logistics (TLI50415) or equivalent Supply Chain Management qualification.
  2. Hold a current driver’s licence.
  3. Hold a current forklift licence.
  4. Consider obtaining your Dangerous Goods licence.
  5. If you're looking to move into a Logistics Manager role, consider undertaking a bachelor degree in Logistics and Supply Chain Management.

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How do Logistics Coordinators rate their role?

Latest reviews from 13 Logistics Coordinators surveyed on SEEK

Work-life balance
3.9
Job satisfaction
4.5
Career progression opportunities
4.2
Job security
3.5
Pay / Salary
3.5
Variety of work
4.5

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Aug 2019
Logistics can be a rewarding job mentally once you get your head around it!
Reviewer's Qualification
Higher School Certificate
Experience
5 – 9 years
Organisation size
Small (1-19 employees)
Specialisation
Construction
The good things
The job can be very diverse, from stock control and orders to transport and delivery. Once you are familiar with the systems of operation, it then comes down to you to coordinate all areas for this to...
The challenges
Quality control, deadlines and time management are your main challenges in this roll. If there’s any discrepancies in any of the above, it has a knock on effect that can change the outcome for others ...
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Aug 2019
Logistics coordinating where no two days are the same
Reviewer's Qualification
Certificate III in Retail
Experience
5 – 9 years
Organisation size
Medium (20-199 employees)
Specialisation
Logistics
The good things
There are no two days the same. This is a very challenging role and would suit someone who likes to think outside the box and welcomes daily challenges
The challenges
getting everything that was required was at times challenging. The logistics role that I had also crossed over to operations so when you had multiple break downs and people off sick it was often chall...
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Working hours for Logistics Coordinators

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What are the job opportunities for Logistics Coordinators?

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National increase over next 5 years *
0.3%
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