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Transportation logistics coordinators

OaSIS code 13201.02

Transportation logistics coordinators coordinate and monitor the movement of products and ensure that products are shipped and received on schedule.

Overview

Also known as

  • Transport logistics technician
  • Transportation planning coordinator

Main duties

This group performs some or all of the following duties:

  • 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.

Additional information

  • Progression to supervisory positions is possible with experience.

Similar occupations classified elsewhere

Exclusions:

  • Supervisors, supply chain, tracking and scheduling coordination occupations (12013)
  • Shippers and receivers (14400)
  • Storekeepers and partspersons (14401)
  • Purchasing and inventory control workers (14403)

NOC hierarchy breakdown

NOC version

NOC 2021 Version 1.0

Broad occupational category

1 – Business, finance and administration occupations

TEER

3 – Occupations usually require a college diploma or apprenticeship training of less than two years; or more than six months of on-the-job training

Major group

13 – Administrative occupations and transportation logistics occupations

Sub-major group

132 – Transportation and production logistics coordinators and customs and related broker occupations

Minor group

1320 – Transportation and production logistics coordinators and customs and related broker occupations

Unit group

13201 – Production and transportation logistics coordinators

Occupational profile

13201.02 – Transportation logistics coordinators

Work characteristics

Work characteristics gathers the various components describing the work environment of each occupation, such as employers, work activities, and the work context. Each category displays up to 10 descriptors in descending order based, firstly, on their attributed ratings by the level of complexity (for Work Activities) or other measurement dimensions (for Work Context), and secondly, in alphabetical order. The whole list of descriptors and their ratings can be expanded at the bottom of each page.

Work Activities

Proficiency or complexity level
Coaching and Developing Others
4 - High Level
Coordinating the Work and Activities of Others
4 - High Level
Resolving Conflicts and Negotiating with Others
4 - High Level
Scheduling Work and Activities
4 - High Level
Supervising Subordinates
4 - High Level

Work Context

Structural Job Characteristics

Structured versus Unstructured Work
Degree of freedom to determine tasks and priorities
3 - Moderate amount of freedom
Work Week Duration
Worked hours in a typical week
3 - More than 40 hours

Physical Work Environment

Physical Proximity
Physical distance from others
3 - Somewhat close (e.g. share office)

Physical Demands

Sitting
Duration
3 - About half the time
Standing
Duration
3 - About half the time
Bending or Twisting the Body
Duration
1 - Very little time

Interpersonal Relations

Contact with Others
Frequency
5 - Every day, almost continuously
Duration
5 - All the time, or almost all the time
Work with Work Group or Team
Importance
5 - Extremely important
Frequency
4 - Every day, a few times per day

Workplaces/employers

  • Manufacturing and construction companies
  • Other industrial establishments

Skills and abilities

This section displays the various competencies required for an occupation. Each category displays up to 10 descriptors in descending order based, firstly, on their attributed ratings by the level of proficiency (for Skills and Abilities) or importance (for Personal Attributes) and secondly, in alphabetical order. The whole list of descriptors and their ratings can be expanded at the bottom of each page.

Abilities

Proficiency or complexity level
Problem Identification
4 - High Level
Auditory Attention
3 - Moderate Level
Categorization Flexibility
3 - Moderate Level
Deductive Reasoning
3 - Moderate Level
Far Vision
3 - Moderate Level

Skills

Proficiency or complexity level
Coordinating
4 - High Level
Monitoring
4 - High Level
Problem Solving
4 - High Level
Time Management
4 - High Level
Critical Thinking
3 - Moderate Level

Personal Attributes

Importance
Attention to Detail
5 - Extremely important
Adaptability
4 - Highly important
Analytical Thinking
4 - Highly important
Collaboration
4 - Highly important
Concern for Others
4 - Highly important