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Transport Services Manager

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

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The current average salary of a transport services manager is $69,500 - 108,500 per annum

Overview

Transport services managers are responsible for the procurement of vehicles for organisations that are involved in the transportation of goods or passengers. Employment for transport services managers to 2019 is expected to grow strongly. Employment is this medium sized occupation grew very strongly over the last five years.

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Key skills

Transport services managers oversee and coordinate the distribution and hire of transportation vehicles to be used in the logistics industry.

  • Set and coordinate activities related to deliveries to and from a given set of locations
  • Keep accurate records of all transport related activity
  • Work with outside agencies to organise, lease and purchase vehicles
  • Ensure access to suitable material handling equipment
  • Ensure compliance with relevant legal requirements
  • Oversee the training and development of employees

Quick facts

Working as a transport services manager will give you opportunity to obtain pertinent information and use this to make important decisions and solve critical problems.

Outlook
  • Average Hours Worked
    46.8 full-time hours per week vs. all jobs average of 40 hours
    *Source
  • Main Industries
    Transport, postal, and warehousing; rental, hiring, and real estate services; and retail trade
  • Average qualification level
    31% Certificate III/IV

* 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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