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You might hire a logistics manager to:

  • Develop operational strategies, plans, and procedures
  • Oversee staffing, workplace safety, and supply chain efficiency

  • Resolve transportation problems related to theft, weather, politics, or other delays

  • Address customer service issues or complaints

Required skills and qualifications Preferred skills and qualifications
Administrative and business experience
Strong software application proficiency
Project management and leadership skills
Entrepreneurial or executive mindset
Supply chain and distribution knowledge
Customer service experience
Analytical problem-solving abilities
Ability to compile and interpret data
Management experience and people skills
Two to five years working in a related field