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Logistics Supervisor

Find out how to become a logistics supervisor and work in the logistics industry. Discover information on salary, growth, stability and occupational expectations.

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The current average salary of an Logistics Supervisor is $66,000 - 106,400 annually

Overview

Logistics supervisors coordinate a number of resources to deliver a product or piece of merchandise to a required destination. Employment for logistics supervisors to 2019 is expected to grow very strongly. Employment in this large occupation grew very strongly over the last five years.

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Key skills

Logistics supervisors oversee the planning, organisation and implantation of systems designed to receive, store and supply merchandise or products.

  • Schedule deliveries and pickups with transportation companies or internal staff
  • Manage a warehouse stock inventory based on predicted requirements
  • Oversee and supervise logistics personnel
  • Use computer systems to monitor performance levels and quality control
  • Ensure compliance with health and safety and other legal requirements
  • Use predictions to allocate staff according to need

Quick facts

Working as a logistics supervisor will allow you to seek out and process important information and then use this to make decisions and solve problems.

Outlook
  • Average Hours Worked
    43.3 full-time hours per week vs. all jobs average of 40 hours
    *Source
  • Main Industries
    Transport, postal, and warehousing; wholesale trade; and manufacturing
  • Average qualification level
    27.4% Bachelor degree

* All information on this page has been complied using figures from payscale.com.au and the Australian Government's joboutlook.gov.au - all figures are indications only, and are accurate at time of publication. Please do your own research before selecting a course or career.

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