13201 – Production and transportation logistics coordinators



13201 – Production and transportation logistics coordinators
Production logistics coordinators coordinate and expedite the flow of work within an establishment, prepare work and production schedules and monitor the progress of production and construction projects. Transportation logistics coordinators coordinate and monitor the movement of products and ensure that products are shipped and received on schedule. They are employed by manufacturing and construction companies and other industrial establishments.

Index of titles
Construction schedule coordinator
Dispatch logistician
Distribution and transport logistics technician
Freight forwarding logistician
Freight forwarding technician
Freight traffic coordinator
Logistics analyst
Logistics coordinator
Logistics inbound/outbound coordinator - production
Logistics lead
Logistics planner
Logistics specialist
Material control coordinator
Material coordinator
Motor vehicle repair shop coordinator
Ocean freight coordinator
Ocean freight technician
Production controller
Production coordinator
Production expediter
Production scheduler
Purchasing and inventory management coordinator
Shipping coordinator
Supply chain coordinator - production
Supply control coordinator
Transport logistician
Transport logistics technician
Transportation coordinator
Transportation logistics coordinator
Transportation planning coordinator


Main duties
This group performs some or all of the following duties:
Production logistics coordinators
Plan and oversee operational logistics of supply-chain work units or departments
Consult with production supervisor to schedule production runs in a cost and time-efficient manner
Communicate regularly with other production coordinators, warehouse, production and construction supervisors and purchasing and inventory clerks to coordinate activities between warehouses, production floors, construction sites or other supply chain work units or departments
Maintains inventory of materials and parts needed to complete production
Prepare and maintain various reports on the progress of work, materials used, rates of production and other production information, using manual or computerized systems.
Transportation logistics coordinators
Coordinate and monitor logistics of the movement of parts, supplies and materials within an establishment and ensure that supplies, materials and products are shipped and received on schedule
Prepare and process all customs documents for International & U.S. shipments.


Employment requirements
Completion of a post-secondary education program of less than two years in Business or Supply Chain Management or extensive experience as a dispatcher, production clerk or scheduling clerk is usually required.


Additional information
Progression to supervisory positions is possible with experience.


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