How to Hire a Logistics Coordinator

Does your growing business need a Logistics Coordinator? Logistics Coordinators typically work in warehousing environments and maintains order fulfillment demand.

Here are some tips to help you find great Logistics Coordinator candidates and make the right hire for your business.

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Logistics Coordinators search for Jobs on Indeed*

273,106

job seekers clicked on logistics coordinator jobs

52%

of clicks came from mobile devices

2,147

logistics coordinator jobs that received clicks

Salary Information

  • Common wage in US: $16.21 hourly
  • Typical wages range from $7.25$30.70 hourly
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Common
$7.25
$30.70

*Indeed data (US) – Jan 2019

Why hire a Logistics Coordinator?

The need for new staff can affect both your existing team and your bottom line. A great Logistics Coordinator hire can help your business:

• Ensures stock, supplies, and shipment methods are coordinated for timely client delivery
• Prepares product loads for shipments
• Keeps on top of freight costs, transit rates, and inventory costs to maintain profits

Skills to look for in a great Logistics Coordinator

A great Logistics Coordinator candidate will have the following skills and attributes as well as work experience that reflects:

• Previous experience in logistics or warehouse management
• Inventory maintenance and quality control
• Can manage a warehouse or shipping crew
• Works well in a fast-paced environment
• Excellent communicator and delegator
• Top-notch problem-solving skills

Writing a Logistics Coordinator job description

A thoughtful description can help find qualified Logistics Coordinator candidates. A Logistics Coordinator job description includes a compelling summary of the role, detailed list of duties and responsibilities, and the required and preferred skills for the position.

Consider including keywords that job seekers are using to search for Logistics Coordinator jobs, such as:

• Logistics Coordinator
• Warehouse Manager
• Logistics Manager

Interviewing Logistics Coordinator candidates

Strong candidates for Logistics Coordinator positions will be confident answering questions regarding:

• Previous experience in working with inventory management software
• Ability to use and maintain common warehousing tools
• Communicating with warehouse teams, drivers, and delivery personnel to ensure timely deliveries

See our list of interview questions for more examples.

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