Multimodal transport programmer - Salary and Career
Specialists in Transport Logistics

Multimodal transport programmer - Career description, activities, functions and salary

They control, program and coordinate transport operations in general, follow the loading, transshipment and unloading operations of cargo. They check the safety conditions of the means of transport and equipment used, as well as the cargo itself. They oversee storage and transport of cargo and operational efficiency of equipment and vehicles. They control financial resources and inputs, prepare the necessary documentation for the clearance of cargo and serve customers. Research prices for transport services, identify and schedule routes and report on conditions of transport and cargo.

How much does an Multimodal transport programmer earn

A Multimodal transport programmer earns between $1.195 and $4.183 per month, with an average monthly salary of $1.914 and a median salary of $1.600 according to an Averwage.com salary survey along with to data of professionals hired and fired by companies in the labor market.

Our research is based on the salaries of 12.055 professionals hired and dismissed by the period from 06/2021 to 05/2022 (last year).


Salary ranges for the Multimodal transport programmer

Monthly Salary Annual Salary Salary Per Week Hourly Salary
Average wage 1.914 22.968 479 9
1º Quartile 1.195 14.343 299 6
Median Salary 1.600 19.200 400 7
3º Quartile 3.190 38.284 798 15
Higher Salary 4.183 50.199 1.046 20


Professional job categories

  • Middle level technicians
    • medium level technicians in transport services
      • transport technicians (logistics)
        • specialists in transport logistics

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Main workplaces

Specialists in Transport Logistics they work in intermodal transport companies, predominantly in air, water and land transport companies. Multimodal transport professionals can work face-to-face and remotely, by rotating shifts. Generally, they work in a multidisciplinary team, under occasional supervision. For these occupations, salaried work predominates, with a formal contract. Eventually, they perform activities that can lead to constant stress.


What does it take to work in the field of Specialists in Transport Logistics

The professionals of this occupational family, for the most part, have post-secondary education, with specialization or technological graduation in the area of transport. The full performance of activities occurs after one or two years of experience.


Functions and activities of Multimodal transport programmer

Specialists in Transport Logistics must:

  • develop documents;
  • service customers;
  • search market;
  • control financial resources and inputs;
  • check means of transport, equipment and cargo safety;
  • check safety of means of transport, equipment and cargo;
  • controlling financial resources and inputs;
  • serving customers;
  • market research;
  • define partnerships and service providers;
  • elaborate documents;
  • demonstrate personal skills;
  • control transport operations;
  • train employees and interns;
  • training employees and interns;
  • serve customers;
  • customer service;

  • Activities

    • select employees for course;
    • coordinate spawning (stuffing) and container spawning;
    • update supplier registration;
    • issuing accountability reports;
    • discriminate tax rates for each location and merchandise;
    • monitor maintenance of equipment and vehicles;
    • introduce company and services;
    • check cargo stowing;
    • select training material;
    • activate the insurance company in case of occurrence with the cargo;
    • inform yourself about the product to be transported;
    • fill in forms;
    • provide dangerous goods documentation;
    • segregate cargo;
    • provide load information for customer;
    • coordinate cargo storage;
    • identify prices and services of your partners and competitors;
    • demonstrate ability to work under pressure;
    • monitor loading and unloading of cargo;
    • resize operational capabilities;
    • tag cargo;
    • elaborate cost and revenue spreadsheets;
    • inform the financial sector about price and costs of services provided;
    • customer loyalty;
    • demonstrate proactiveness;
    • define storage and transport conditions;
    • check allowed weight;
    • demonstrate ability to work in a team;
    • inform the financial sector about the price and costs of services provided;
    • demonstrate initiative;
    • combine transport modes;
    • issue accountability reports;
    • monitor customs inspection of cargo;
    • create reports;
    • check compliance with deadlines;
    • request maintenance of equipment and vehicles;
    • register cargo and transport data in the foreign trade system (siscarga);
    • demonstrate proactivity;
    • identify service structure in the transport, storage and distribution route;
    • develop cost and revenue spreadsheets;
    • demonstrate creativity;
    • check customer satisfaction;
    • coordinate cargo removal services in customs transit regime;
    • evaluating the performance of employees and interns;
    • identify transport routes;
    • program circulation, replacement and storage of equipment;
    • demonstrate trustworthiness;
    • arrange loading and unloading;
    • prepare price and service proposals;
    • control expenses with freight and fees;
    • control fuel consumption;
    • define technical criteria for service provision;
    • require equipment and vehicle maintenance;
    • collect data from potential suppliers;
    • check invoices for payments and receipts of services;
    • sort customers by demand (region, product type, volume, and others);
    • monitor customs clearance process;
    • cargo label;
    • check cargo securing;
    • forward documentation for official validation;
    • supervise operational efficiency of equipment and vehicles;
    • demonstrate leadership;
    • provide cargo packing;
    • collect volume and load demand data;
    • demonstrate flexibility;
    • consult specialized information systems, government agencies and entities;
    • identify customer needs;
    • check customer satisfaction;
    • request cash from the client;
    • demonstrate proficiency in foreign languages;
    • analyze training needs;
    • assist in the preparation of contracts;
    • demonstrate organization;
    • demonstrate reliability;
    • activate the insurance company in cases of occurrence with the cargo;
    • change cargo destination;
    • relocate equipment and vehicles;
    • negotiate prices and payment terms;
    • join events;
    • analyze feasibility of new products and services;
    • guidance on technical procedures;
    • evaluate the incidence of equipment and vehicle failures;
    • send shipment confirmation and arrival notice;
    • record occurrences;
    • feed internal information systems;
    • request customs inspection of cargo;
    • archive documents;
    • participate in events;
    • demonstrate objectivity;
    • search for customer solutions;
    • organize documents;
    • program cargo circulation;
    • contract transportation and equipment services;
    • elaborate price and service proposals;
    • demonstrate responsibility;
    • check documents;
    • identify operational procedures of the customs area (port, airport, border, terminal);
    • collect data from potential customers;
    • schedule transport, embarkation, transfer and disembarkation;
    • schedule transport routing;
    • coordinate collection and shipment of domestic cargo;
    • schedule transport, shipment, transfer and disembarkation;


    Sectors that hire Multimodal transport programmer the most in the job market

    • road transport of cargo, except dangerous goods and removals, intercity, interstate and international
    • temporary labor lease
    • vehicle parking
    • wholesale of other equipment and articles for personal and domestic use
    • supply and management of human resources for third parties
    • retail merchandise in general, with predominance of food products - supermarkets
    • cargo transport logistics organization
    • wholesale of goods in general, with predominance of food products
    • road cargo transport
    • general warehouses - issuance of warrant




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