Transport logistics technologist - Salary and Career
Specialists in Transport Logistics

Transport logistics technologist - 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 Transport logistics technologist earn

A Transport logistics technologist earns between $1.314 and $5.113 per month, with an average monthly salary of $2.143 and a median salary of $1.585 according to an 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 53.064 professionals hired and dismissed by the period from 06/2021 to 05/2022 (last year).

Salary ranges for the Transport logistics technologist

Monthly Salary Annual Salary Salary Per Week Hourly Salary
Average wage 2.143 25.718 536 10
1º Quartile 1.314 15.764 328 6
Median Salary 1.585 19.022 396 7
3º Quartile 3.900 46.795 975 18
Higher Salary 5.113 61.360 1.278 24

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 Transport logistics technologist

Specialists in Transport Logistics must:

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

  • Activities

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

    Sectors that hire Transport logistics technologist the most in the job market

    • temporary labor lease
    • road transport of cargo, except dangerous goods and removals, intercity, interstate and international
    • supply and management of human resources for third parties
    • road cargo transport
    • credit card administration
    • road transport of dangerous goods
    • combined office and administrative support services
    • wholesale new motor vehicle parts and accessories
    • cargo transport logistics organization
    • wholesale of food products in general

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