The current average salary of a logistics clerk is $49,500 - 57,100 per annum
Logistics clerks help regulate a business’ supply chain. They monitor inventory levels, arrange transportation methods, manage shipping schedules, among other administrative duties. Employment for this role is expected to grow to 2022, from 83,700 workers in 2017 to 86,100 by 2022. 46,000 job openings are expected over this time from workers leaving and new jobs being created.
Read more about the logistics industry.
Logistics clerks are in charge of coordinating and monitoring the production, storage, and transportation of goods between businesses or the departments within.
- Highly organised and good with time; must ensure stock levels are correct and goods are transported according to schedule
- Managing the operating procedures for receiving, storing, and shipping goods
- Are good with planning and coordinating people and resources
- Good communication skills for working with customers, vendors, and carriers on orders
- Ability to lift heavy items or walk and stand for long periods of time; as they may be required to move goods
- Marketing skills are beneficial for gaining new customers and maintain existing ones