Logistics officer ensures that all aspects of a logistics team, such as shipping, warehousing andprocurement, are working together to fill orders and deliver materials on atimely basis.
They will review all processes and systems and design andimplement new plans and procedures as needed.
Maintain databases of logistics information.
Interpret data on logistics elements, such asavailability, maintainability, reliability, supply chain management, strategicsourcing or distribution, supplier management, or transportation.
Provide ongoing analyses in areas such astransportation costs, parts procurement, back orders, or delivery processes.
Prepare reports on logistics performancemeasures.
Confer with logistics management teams todetermine ways to optimize service levels, maintain supply-chain efficiency, orminimize cost.
Remotely monitor the flow of vehicles orinventory, using Web-based logistics information systems to track vehicles orcontainers. Green Task Statement .
Track product flow from origin to finaldelivery.
Recommend improvements to existing or plannedlogistics processes.
Enter logistics-related data into databases.
Develop or maintain models for logistics uses,such as cost estimating or demand forecasting.
Review procedures, such as distribution orinventory management, to ensure maximum efficiency or minimum cost.
Apply analytic methods or tools to understand,predict, or control logistics operations or processes.
Monitor inventory transactions at warehousefacilities to assess receiving, storage, shipping, or inventory integrity.
Monitor and manage drivers with respect to movement and delivery of goods
Analyze logistics data, using methods such asdata mining, data modeling, or cost or benefit analysis.
Maintain logistics records in accordance withcorporate policies.
Compute reporting metrics, such as on-timedelivery rates, order fulfillment rates, or inventory turns.
Write or revise standard operating proceduresfor logistics processes.
Monitor industry standards, trends, or practicesto identify developments in logistics planning or execution.
Identify opportunities for inventory reductions.
Develop or maintain payment systems to ensureaccuracy of vendor payments.
Develop or maintain freight rate databases foruse by supply chain departments to determine the most economical modes oftransportation.
Manage systems to ensure that pricing structuresadequately reflect logistics costing.
Communicate with or monitor service providers,such as ocean carriers, air freight forwarders, global consolidators, customsbrokers, or trucking companies.
Reorganize shipping schedules to consolidateloads, maximize vehicle usage, or limit the movement of empty vehicles orcontainers.
English Language Knowledge of thestructure and content of the English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, andgrammar.
Administration and Management Knowledge of business and management principles involved in strategic planning,resource allocation, human resources modeling, leadership technique, productionmethods, and coordination of people and resources.
Mathematics Knowledge ofarithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, statistics, and their applications.
Transportation Knowledge ofprinciples and methods for moving people or goods by air, rail, sea, or road,including the relative costs and benefits.
Computers and Electronics Knowledge of circuit boards, processors, chips, electronic equipment, andcomputer hardware and software, including applications and programming.
Customer and Personal Service Knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer and personalservices. This includes customer needs assessment, meeting quality standardsfor services, and evaluation of customer satisfaction.
Law and Government Knowledge oflaws, legal codes, court procedures, precedents, government regulations,executive orders, agency rules, and the democratic political process.
Education and Training Knowledgeof principles and methods for curriculum and training design, teaching andinstruction for individuals and groups, and the measurement of trainingeffects.
Production and Processing Knowledge of raw materials, production processes, quality control, costs, andother techniques for maximizing the effective manufacture and distribution ofgoods.
Reading Comprehension Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents.
Complex Problem Solving Identifying complex problems and reviewing related information to develop andevaluate options and implement solutions.
Critical Thinking Using logic andreasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions,conclusions or approaches to problems.
Systems Analysis Determining how asystem should work and how changes in conditions, operations, and theenvironment will affect outcomes.
Systems Evaluation Identifyingmeasures or indicators of system performance and the actions needed to improveor correct performance, relative to the goals of the system.
Active Listening Giving fullattention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the pointsbeing made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriatetimes.
Judgment and Decision Making Considering the relative costs and benefits of potential actions to choose themost appropriate one.
Monitoring Monitoring / Assessingperformance of yourself, other individuals, or organizations to make improvementsor take corrective action.
Speaking Talking to others toconvey information effectively.
Mathematics Using mathematics tosolve problems.
Writing Communicating effectivelyin writing as appropriate for the needs of the audience.
Active Learning Understanding theimplications of new information for both current and future problem-solving anddecision-making.
Time Management Managing one's owntime and the time of others.
Problem Sensitivity The ability totell when something is wrong or is likely to go wrong. It does not involvesolving the problem, only recognizing there is a problem.
Written Comprehension The abilityto read and understand information and ideas presented in writing.
Deductive Reasoning The ability toapply general rules to specific problems to produce answers that make sense.
Inductive Reasoning The ability tocombine pieces of information to form general rules or conclusions (includesfinding a relationship among seemingly unrelated events).
Oral Comprehension The ability tolisten to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken wordsand sentences.
Information Ordering The abilityto arrange things or actions in a certain order or pattern according to a specificrule or set of rules (e.
g., patterns of numbers, letters, words, pictures,mathematical operations).
Oral Expression The ability tocommunicate information and ideas in speaking so others will understand.
Mathematical Reasoning The abilityto choose the right mathematical methods or formulas to solve a problem.
Near Vision The ability to seedetails at close range (within a few feet of the observer).
Speech Recognition The ability toidentify and understand the speech of another person.
Speech Clarity The ability tospeak clearly so others can understand you.
Category Flexibility The abilityto generate or use different sets of rules for combining or grouping things indifferent ways.
Fluency of Ideas The ability tocome up with a number of ideas about a topic (the number of ideas is important,not their quality, correctness, or creativity).
Number Facility The ability toadd, subtract, multiply, or divide quickly and correctly.
Selective Attention The ability toconcentrate on a task over a period of time without being distracted.
Written Expression The ability tocommunicate information and ideas in writing so others will understand.
Flexibility of Closure The abilityto identify or detect a known pattern (a figure, object, word, or sound) thatis hidden in other distracting material.
Originality The ability to come upwith unusual or clever ideas about a given topic or situation, or to developcreative ways to solve a problem.