logistics co-ordinator

logistics co-ordinator Job Description Template

Our company is looking for a logistics co-ordinator to join our team.


  • Lead specific projects as defined by the Demand Manager;
  • Scheduling freight;
  • Process sample requests where required;
  • Formulating fertilizer mixtures;
  • Placing fertilizer orders;
  • Partake in annual stock take at various branches as per managements decision;
  • Invoicing;
  • Manage short dated stock between branches and communicate possible risk of expiry in advance;
  • Ensure minimal write-off’s on inventory;
  • Communicate all stock issues in a professional manner to all key players;
  • Ensure accurate communication to all customers both internal and external;
  • Maintain inventory levels;
  • Consolidate and provide updated forecasts from Account Managers;
  • Support and back up to customer service;
  • Arrange shipment deliveries to warehouses.


  • General knowledge (formal or informal) of pharmaceutical industry and requirements;
  • + 3 years’ experience in forecasting/ planning / supply chain;
  • Undergraduate diploma / degree in Inv Management / commerce / similar;
  • MS Office proficiency especially in MS Excel;
  • Matric;
  • Export and Import documentation/process knowledge non negotiable;
  • Export/Import and INCO terms qualifications non negotiable- include courses attended;
  • Minimum 3 years experience within Distribution industry;
  • Advanced experience MS Office, specifically PowerPoint and Excel Pivot tables;
  • Hazchem qualification and experience required- include courses attended;
  • Import/Export experience- Europe and Africa a must.