Logistics Manager

Maximising supply chain efficiency through strategic logistics solutions.


A Logistics Manager is responsible for planning, coordinating as well as overseeing the movement of goods and materials from one location to another. Their role involves managing the entire supply chain including procurement, transportation, warehousing and distribution. Logistics Managers are responsible for planning and scheduling shipments to ensure timely delivery of goods to customers. 

Moreover, these managers are responsible for selecting carriers, negotiating rates and managing the transportation of goods. The logistics managers maintain the goods that are stored and distributed effectively. Such managers must manage budgets along with costs associated with the transportation as well as storage of the goods.


For Bachelor’s

  • The candidates must pass their 10+2 board exams with a minimum of 50% from an authorised academic institution. 
  • The aspirants are required to enrol in a Bachelor's degree such as Bachelor of Science in Logistics and Supply Chain Management, Bachelor of Science in Operations Management, Bachelor of Arts Degree in Logistics Management and in such a manner. 

 For Masters

  • The candidates are required to pursue a Master's degree such as MBA in the field of logistics and supply chain management from a recognised university or college. 

Job Roles

The job roles of Logistics Manager vary depending on the industry and the organisation they work for. Here are some of the common job roles of Logistics Manager:

  • Logistics Coordinator
  • Supply Chain Manager
  • Inventory Manager
  • Transportation Manager
  • Warehouse Manager
  • Distribution Manager
  • Procurement Manager
  • Operations Manager
  • Import/Export Manager
  • Customer Service Manager

Top Recruiters

Logistics managers are in high demand across a wide range of industries. Some of the top recruiters of logistics managers include:

  • Retail companies
  • Transportation companies
  • Manufacturing companies
  • Logistics service providers
  • Consulting firms
  • Government agencies
  • E-commerce companies
  • Healthcare companies

Employment Sector

Logistics managers can find employment in a variety of sectors including:

  • Retail
  • Manufacturing
  • Transportation and logistics
  • Consulting
  • Government
  • E-commerce
  • Healthcare
  • Third-party logistics


The salary of a logistics manager can vary depending on factors such as experience, education, industry as well as location.


Level of Salary

Salary Package per Year

Starting Salary

Approx ₹3,00,000

Mid Level Salary

Approx ₹6,00,000 

Senior Level Salary

Approx ₹10,00,000 


  • Leadership
  • Planning and organisation
  • Communication
  • Analytical thinking
  • Problem-solving
  • Time management
  • Financial management
  • Customer service
  • Adaptability


Logistics managers play a vital role in ensuring the smooth and efficient movement of goods, resources as well as people across various industries. The career scope for logistics managers is broad, moreover the demand for skilled professionals in this field is continually growing. Here are some of the career opportunities available for logistics managers:

  • Supply Chain Manager
  • Transportation Manager
  • Warehouse Manager
  • Distribution Centre Manager
  • Procurement Manager
  • Operations Manager
  • Import/Export Manager
  • Inventory Control Manager
  • Logistics Analyst
  • Consulting


  • Improved efficiency
  • Cost savings
  • Improved customer service
  • Enhanced inventory management
  • Risk mitigation
  • Increased productivity
  • Competitive advantage
  • Innovation and continuous improvement


  • High levels of stress
  • Long and irregular hours
  • Limited control over external factors
  • Risk of mistakes and errors
  • Communication challenges
  • High-pressure environment
  • Continuous learning