Day in the life of
Logistics and Warehousing Coordinator – Adam Laros
My Typical Day
A typical day involves a cycle and overall coordination of reviewing purchase orders, receiving and allocating inventory, and preparation of orders while ensuring accuracy and smooth transition to the transportation carriers.
- Meeting with our team to discuss projects and requirements for the day.
- Perform inventory verification checks to ensure all inventory is always accounted for and quality checked.
- Receiving new merchandise, allocating inventory, verifying quantities and SKUs, performing quality checks, and then inputting them into the platform and updating our clients.
- Ensure pickers and packers are adhering to guidelines and everything is running smoothly.
- Develop new ways to help add efficiency and quality to our services to benefit our clients.
- Support our team by assisting with picking and packing to fulfill orders.
- Being part of a great team where we all enjoy coming to work each day and working hard to provide the best value to our clients.
- Helping companies of all sizes grow and seeing that transition happen is very fulfilling.
- Many opportunities for growth as there are many specializations and new skills that can be acquired since this field is constantly growing and evolving.
- Great environment for teamwork and collaboration, as well as just overall positive morale.
- Can require long hours and heavy lifting.
- Requires a lot of attention to detail and focus.
- Very fast moving industry, where you have to keep adapting to ensure you are providing the best service to your clients.
Advice to aspiring Logistics Coordinators
Regarding becoming a Logistics Coordinator, I would advise students to pursue this career if they enjoy a fast-paced environment where they have to be innovative, self-motivated, and problem solvers. It is a position that involves a quickly evolving landscape, where your top priorities are quality and efficiency.
Courses in business administration would be important to help understand the needs of your clients. It is extremely important to understand and relate to the various companies that you are providing logistic services for to provide the best value possible.