What does a Logistics Associate do?

Logistics associates assist in the management of an organization's logistics systems. They coordinate the shipment and distribution of goods, inspect goods and materials, track shipments, manage inventory, and communicate with customers and third-party service providers. They inspect incoming and outgoing shipments, verify their rates, receive incoming shipments, and prepare outgoing shipments.

Logistics associates monitor and manage inventory levels and develop and communicate shipment schedules. They work with vendors and carrier services to coordinate proper logistics and timelines and help customers resolve shipment issues and complaints when they arise. They repair and maintain shipment paperwork, records, and digital databases and perform additional administrative, clerical, or managerial duties as requested. Logistics associates need a high school diploma or GED with at least three years of experience in logistics management or a related role.

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Work/Life Balance
3.4 ★
Salary Range--
Career Opportunity
3.4 ★
Avg. Experience8+ years

Logistics Associate Salaries

Average Base Pay

$43,437 /yr
Same as national average
Not including cash compensation
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Median: $43K
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Logistics Associate Career Path

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Harbor Freight ToolsHarbor Freight Tools
Senior Logistics Specialist
Apr 30, 2019

“Management only cares about getting peoples email addresses if you don't you get written up”

Chelsea Wine Vault
Delivery Coordinator & Order Fulfillment Specialist
Mar 4, 2021

“The benefit of having access to great collections of wine was a great pro to working here.”

BLG LogisticsBLG Logistics
Logistics Specialist
Aug 9, 2021

“Management was well aware of these issues but seemed unable to do anything to solve them.”

Order Fulfillment Associate
Nov 2, 2020

“There are ample opportunities to work in a job position that fits personal skill set.”

Comstock CompaniesComstock Companies
Senior Vice President, Acquisitions
Oct 15, 2020

“It's a great place to work and it's one of the best company cultures I've ever been a part of.”

Logistics Specialist
Feb 18, 2021

“Great to work and a great working experience”

PHirst Park Homes
International Property Specialist
May 21, 2021

“late incentives and commissions.”

Fulfillment Specialist
Sep 24, 2019

“The pay is great and weekly.”

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