Logistics Supervisor

Logistics Supervisor Resume Keywords and Skills (Hard Skills)

Here are the keywords and skills that appear most frequently on recent Logistics Supervisor job postings. In other words, these are the most sought after skills by recruiters and hiring managers. Go to Sample Templates ↓ below to see how to include them on your resume.

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  • Logistics Management
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Operations Management
  • Transportation
  • Warehouse Operations
  • Inventory Management
  • Continuous Improvement
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  • Warehouse Management Systems
  • Transportation Management
  • Lean Manufacturing
  • Freight Forwarding
  • Freight
  • Third-Party Logistics (3PL)
  • Management
  • Inventory Control
  • Shipping
  • Manufacturing
  • Purchasing
  • Customer Service
  • Procurement
  • Stock Management

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Resume Skills: Logistics Management

  • Process Improvement
  • Inventory Management
  • Safety Operations
  • Quality Assurance
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Cost Reduction
  • Warehouse Operations
  • Freight Logistics
  • Supply Chain Processes
  • Distribution Management
  • Customer Satisfaction
  • Supply Chain Optimization
  • Vendor Management
  • Shipping & Receiving
  • Freight Transportation
  • Procurement
  • Demand Forecasting
  • Supplier Negotiation
  • Demand Planning
  • Logistics Management
  • Global Supply Chain Management
  • Quality Management
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Resume Skills: Software

  • Microsoft Excel
  • Microsoft Word
  • PowerPoint
  • Access
  • Outlook
  • MS Office Suite
  • SAP
  • Oracle Supply Chain Management
  • Tableau
  • Google Suite
  • Oracle Supply Chain Management Cloud
  • JDA Software
  • Microsoft Office Suite (Advanced Excel)
  • TMS
  • Inventory Control Software (NetSuite, Oracle)
  • MS Excel
  • ERP Systems (SAP, JD Edwards)
  • SAP Logistics Execution
  • Oracle Logistics
  • JD Edwards EnterpriseOne
  • Microsoft Dynamics AX
  • Inventory Pro
  • Oracle Warehouse Management
  • Excel
  • Microsoft Project
  • JDA Logistics
  • Infor Lawson SCM
  • Oracle SCM
  • BlueYonder
  • Manhattan Associate's WMS
  • Freightview
  • ShipHawk
  • Oracle SCM Cloud
  • Manhattan SCALE
  • 3PLinks
  • Epicor SCM
  • Oracle
  • JDA
  • Manhattan (proficiency in all suite)
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Resume Skills: Inventory Management

  • Warehouse Management System (WMS)
  • Transportation Management System (TMS)
  • Yard Management System (YMS)
  • Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP)
  • Radio-Frequency Identification (RFID)
  • Automated Storage and Retrieval System (ASRS)
  • Bar Codes
  • Automatic Identification and Data Capture (AIDC)
  • Just-In-Time (JIT) Inventory Management
  • Drop-shipping
  • Inventory Analysis
  • Stock Control
  • Reorder Point Planning
  • Just-in-Time (JIT) Management
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Resume Skills: Certification

  • APICS Certified in Production and Inventory Management (CPIM)
  • Certified Supply Chain Professional (CSCP)
  • Project Management Professional (PMP)
  • Lean Six Sigma Green Belt
  • Certified in Production and Inventory Management (CPIM)
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Resume Skills: Data Analysis

Resume Skills: Legislation & Standards

  • Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA) standards
  • Department of Transportation (DOT) regulations
  • International Trade Compliance (ITC
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Resume Skills: Techniques

Resume Skills: Industry Techniques

Resume Skills: Languages

Resume Skills: Industry Knowledge

Resume Skills: Project Management & Compliance

Resume Skills: General Management

Resume Skills: Others

Resume Skills: Management Software

Resume Skills: Operational Techniques

Resume Skills: Regulatory Compliance

Resume Skills: Quality Standards & Techniques

Resume Skills: Productivity Tools

Resume Skills: Essential Logistical

Resume Skills: Compliance & Regulations

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Sample Logistics Supervisor Resume Examples: How To Include These Skills

Add keywords directly into your resume's work experiences, education or Skills section, like we've shown in the examples below. Use the examples below as inspiration.

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Your Name
Logistics Supervisor
City, Country  •  (123) 456-789  •  [email protected]  •  linkedin.com/in/your-profile
Resume Worded January 2020 - Present
Logistics Supervisor
Revamped warehouse layout, incorporating lean principles, that increased efficiency by 22%
Piloted RFID tracking implementation leading to a paperwork reduction of 45% and increased accuracy
Successfully led a team of 10 to manage inventory control, achieving 98% inventory accuracy
Implemented cost-saving initiatives, reducing transportation expenses by 15%
Negotiated multi-modal transport contracts resulting in a 20% reduction in logistics costs
Resume Worded March 2016 - Present
Logistics Supervisor
Implemented a Warehouse Management System that streamlined internal processes, reducing inventory count errors by 15%
Transformed freight forwarding operations by adopting a new 3PL partner, saving 20% in transportation costs
Spearheaded Lean Manufacturing techniques for warehouse operations, leading to an improvement in overall efficiency by 25%
Revamped the company's logistics management procedures, decreasing order delivery times by 10%
Managed the purchasing of stock materials, effectively reducing procurement costs by 15%
Coached.com June 2017 - December 2019
Logistics Coordinator
Developed an inventory control system that reduced discrepancies by 30%
Improved transportation management resulting in a decrease in lead times by 20%
Handled sourcing and procurement leading to procurement cost savings of 12%
Coached.com August 2012 - February 2016
Warehouse Operations Manager
Streamlined warehouse operations using Continuous Improvement techniques, which increased efficiency by 18%
Improved inventory management processes, resulting in a reduction of stock discrepancies by 25%
Standardized picking and packing process for shipping department, increasing productivity by 20%
Amazon January 2015 - May 2017
Warehouse Lead
Cut down fulfillment errors by 25% through rigorous real-time tracking
Enhanced warehouse work procedures leading to an improvement in productivity by 10%
Resume Worded Institute February 2016
Master of Science in Supply Chain Management
Specialization in Logistics Management
Resume Worded University August 2012
Bachelor of Commerce in Operations Management
Honors: Resume Worded Scholar (Top 5% of Class), Dean's List 2009-2012
Operations & Logistics: Inventory Management, Warehouse Operations, Freight Logistics, Supply Chain Processes, Distribution Management, Customer Satisfaction
Project Management & Compliance: Lean Six Sigma, Strategic Planning, Safety Compliance, Cost Reduction Initiatives, KPI Monitoring, Employee Training & Development
Software: SAP Logistics Execution, Oracle Warehouse Management, Tableau (Proficient), Excel (Advanced), Microsoft Project, JDA Logistics
Certifications: Certified Supply Chain Professional (CSCP), APSICS; Lean Six Sigma Green Belt Certification, Resume Worded Institute
Leadership & Volunteering: LogiSYM Malaysia 2018 - Breakout Session Speaker, Local Food Bank - Logistics Volunteer (2015-Present)
Awards: Resume Worded Excellence in Operations Management Award (2015), Star Logistics Supervisor of the Year (2018,2020)
Professional Memberships: Member, The Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport (CILT), Member, Supply Chain Management Association
Your Name
Operations Manager
City, Country  •  (123) 456-789  •  [email protected]  •  linkedin.com/in/your-profile
Amazon March 2017 - Present
Operations Manager
Implemented a unique logistics management strategy, reducing order-to-delivery timescales by 20%
Initiated and oversaw the implementation of a new inventory control system, resulting in an annual saving of $1.5M
Reviewed and re-negotiated all third-party logistics contracts, resulting in a 35% reduction in annual costs
Spearheaded the development of a new transportation management strategy, increasing freight handling capacity by 30%
Enhanced customer service experience by revamping order tracking system, improving customer satisfaction scores by 10%
Resume Worded September 2012 - February 2017
Logistics Supervisor
Optimized inventory management system, reducing backorder rate by 15%
Improved warehouse operations through the introduction of automation technology, increasing efficiency by 30%
Enhanced procurement procedures, strengthening supplier relationships and reducing purchase lead times by 25%
Resume Worded Institute January 2017
Master of Business Administration (MBA) - Operations Management
Emphasis on Supply Chain and Logistics Management
Resume Worded University May 2012
Bachelor of Science (BS) - Business Administration
Concentration in Management Information Systems (MIS)
Awards: Certificate of Excellence (Top 5% of class), Dean's List 2011 (Top 10%)
Operations Management: Process Improvement, Inventory Management, Safety Operations, Quality Assurance, Supply Chain Management, Cost Reduction
Software Proficiency: MS Office Suite (Advanced), SAP (Proficient), Oracle Supply Chain Management (Proficient), Tableau (Intermediate), Google Suite (Proficient)
Certifications: APICS Certified in Production and Inventory Management (CPIM), Certified Supply Chain Professional (CSCP), Project Management Professional (PMP), Lean Six Sigma Green Belt
Industry Knowledge: E-Commerce Operations, Third-party logistics (3PL), Warehouse & Distribution Center Operations, Vendor Management, Logistics Planning
Your Name
Supply Chain Coordinator
City, Country  •  (123) 456-789  •  [email protected]  •  linkedin.com/in/your-profile
Resume Worded May 2020 - Present
Supply Chain Coordinator
Boosted inventory turnover ratio by the application of ABC analysis, resulting in a 30% increase
Streamlined supply chain network, reducing overall costs by 18%
Lead rollout of a new Warehouse Management System (WMS) that improved stock profiling and reduced time to dispatch by 15%
Managed vendor relationships to ensure timely and cost-effective sourcing
Developed a robust forecasting model, reducing demand-planning errors by 20%
FedEx October 2018 - Present
Supply Chain Coordinator
Introduced a new demand forecasting model to improve supply chain management, resulting in a 20% reduction in stock-outs
Streamlined logistic operations by optimizing routes, achieving a saving of 1,200 fuel hours per year
Implemented an advanced warehouse management system, increasing stock accuracy to 98.5%
Directed the successful negotiation of freight contracts, reducing transportation costs by 15%
Optimized procurement strategies, generating a 10% saving in annual purchasing costs
Coached.com February 2017 - April 2020
Logistics Analyst
Evaluated logistics operations utilizing data-driven methodologies leading to improved efficiency by 12%
Reduced freight costs by 10% by negotiating more favorable contracts
Successfully implemented real-time tracking software, reducing lost packages by 15%
DHL June 2015 - September 2018
Logistics Executive
Collaborated with the team to enhance supply chain management, reducing shipping times by 25%
Implemented inventory control measures, decreasing loss rate by 18%
Negotiated new contracts with shipping companies, reducing freight expenses by 11%
FedEx November 2014 - January 2017
Warehouse Supervisor
Improved packing and shipping processes that resulted in a 20% decrease in damages
Played a key role in the implementation of a new Inventory Management System leading to a 15% increase in accuracy
Resume Worded Academic Center June 2015
Master of Business Administration (MBA) in Supply Chain Management
Focus courses: Quality Management, Operations Management, and Infrastructure Planning and Management
Resume Worded University May 2013
Bachelor of Science in Logistics and Supply Chain Management
Minor in Project Management
Activities: Active member of the Logistics and Supply Chain Management Society
Supply Chain & Logistics: Demand Planning, Inventory Management, Logistics Management, Global Supply Chain Management, Supply Chain Optimization, Quality Management
Software Proficiency: Oracle Supply Chain Management Cloud, JDA Software, Tableau, Microsoft Office Suite (Advanced Excel), SAP, TMS
Certification: Certified Supply Chain Professional (CSCP), Certified in Production and Inventory Management (CPIM)
Certifications: Lean Six Sigma Green Belt Certification (June 2018), Project Management Professional (PMP) Certification (July 2017)
Professional Affiliations: Member, Supply Chain Management Association (2016 - Present), Member, Institute of Supply Chain Management (2016 - Present)
Volunteering: Logistics Volunteer, Local Food Bank (2015 - Present)
Courses: Continued Professional Development Course in Strategic Management and Leadership (May 2019), Professional Seminar Series on Effective Negotiation Skills (August 2018)
Your Name
Inventory Control Manager
City, Country  •  (123) 456-789  •  [email protected]  •  linkedin.com/in/your-profile
Resume Worded March 2021 - Present
Inventory Control Manager
Introduced cycle counting system that improved inventory accuracy by 35%
Implemented barcoding system which reduced manual handling errors by 20%
Oversaw an inventory control team of 15, achieving record high performance measurements
Implemented safety stock strategies to ensure the continuity of services, reducing stock-outs by 20%
Managed auditing procedures leading to identification and rectification of 30% worth of errors in the Inventory Management System
Coached.com August 2016 - February 2021
Supply Chain Specialist
Reduced stock obsolescence by 25% via effective demand forecasting
Negotiated with suppliers to achieve 10% cost savings
Identified efficiency-enhancing opportunities which led to a 15% reduction in process times
DHL April 2014 - July 2016
Warehouse Manager
Formulated labor scheduling strategies that reduced overtime costs by 20%
Managed warehouse layout redesign, improving picking efficiency by 15%
Resume Worded University August 2018
Master of Business Administration - Logistics Management
Top 20% of class, focus areas involved optimized supply chain systems and modern inventory control methodologies
Resume Worded Institute May 2014
Bachelor of Science in Industrial Engineering
Honors recipient for a thesis on efficient warehouse operations
Relevant coursework : Systems Engineering, Quality Control Methods, Logistic and Supply Chain Management
Inventory Management: Inventory Analysis, Stock Control, Reorder Point Planning, Just-in-Time (JIT) Management
Supply Chain Management: Procurement, Demand Forecasting, Supplier Negotiation, Vendor Management
Software Proficiency: Inventory Control Software (NetSuite, Oracle), MS Excel (advanced), ERP Systems (SAP, JD Edwards)
Quality Standards & Techniques: Six Sigma (Yellow Belt), 5S Methodology, KAIZEN, Lean Management
Certifications: Certified Supply Chain Professional (CSCP – APICS), Six Sigma Yellow Belt
Leadership & Volunteering: Volunteer as Inventory Control Adviser in Local Food Bank, Mentor to new hires in Coached.com
Professional Affiliations: Member of Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP), Production and Inventory Control Society (APICS)
Training & Development: Attended Supply Chain Innovation Summit 2019, Regular participant in industry webinars, trade fairs, and seminars related to supply chain management and inventory control
Your Name
Shipping Manager
City, Country  •  (123) 456-789  •  [email protected]  •  linkedin.com/in/your-profile
Resume Worded April 2019 - Present
Shipping Manager
Enhanced loading processes, resulting in a 20% increase in trucks dispatched
Implemented a Carrier Rate software which reduced freight expenses by 18%
Oversaw the shipping team of 8, reducing delivery errors by 30%
Optimized carrier relationships, improving on-time delivery by 25%
Integrated an automated system for filling shipping documents, reducing paperwork by 40%
Coached.com December 2015 - March 2019
Logistics Operations Manager
Reduced transportation costs by 15% by implementing more efficient routes
Oversaw a team of 20+ drivers, achieving 95% on-time delivery rate
Improved loading process to reduce turnaround time by 10%
Walmart June 2012 - November 2015
Logistics Coordinator
Managed inventory control resulting in reductions in discrepancy by 10%
Implemented express delivery services, increasing customer satisfaction by 15%
Facilitated efficient handling of returns, reducing processing time by 20%
Resume Worded Institute May 2017
Certified Supply Chain Professional (CSCP)
Additional certifications: Lean Six Sigma Green Belt
Resume Worded University June 2012
Bachelor of Business Administration - Logistics and Supply Chain Management
Achievements: Dean's List 2012 (Top 10%)
Logistics Software: SAP, Oracle SCM Cloud, Manhattan SCALE, 3PLinks, Epicor SCM
Logistics Management: Inventory Management, Supply Chain Optimization, Vendor Management, Shipping & Receiving, Distribution Management, Freight Transportation
Productivity Tools: Microsoft Office Suite, Google Workplace, Trello, Slack
Languages: English (Native), Spanish (Conversational)
Certifications: Certification in Transportation and Logistics (CTL), APICS CPP
Leadership & Volunteering: Logistics & Supply Chain Management Association (Board Member and Chair), Walmart Community Outreach (Volunteer Lead)
Projects: Successfully implemented an inventory tracking system at Coached.com that increased efficiency by 25%
Awards: ‘Logistician of the Year’ - 2018 by Logistics Management Institute
Your Name
Distribution Center Supervisor
City, Country  •  (123) 456-789  •  [email protected]  •  linkedin.com/in/your-profile
Resume Worded July 2021 - Present
Distribution Center Supervisor
Reengineered distribution layout, reducing picking times by 15%
Lead a team of 12, increasing output by 20% by applying Best Practice techniques
Established preventative maintenance routines, reducing equipment breakdown by 30%
Developed extensive Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) and achieved 95% of set targets
Implemented waste reduction practices, resulting in a 12% decrease in waste volume
Coached.com October 2016 - June 2021
Logistics Supervisor
Coordinated a complex logistics operation, reducing delivery times by 15%
Lead warehouse redesign leading to a 20% increase in storage capacity
Implemented automated systems, saving 8 hours of manual labor per week
UPS May 2014 - September 2016
Warehouse Coordinator
Managed Quality Control System, reducing errors by 15%
Implemented new shipping software, improving efficiency by 10%
Supervised a team of 8, improving productivity by 10%
Resume Worded University June 2014
Master of Business Administration - Operations Management
Focus on Logistics and Supply Chain Management
Resume Worded Institute May 2012
Bachelor of Science - Business Administration
Specialized in Operations and Project Management
Awards: Dean's List 2011 (Top 10%)
Management Software: Microsoft Dynamics GP, SAP ERP, Oracle E-Business Suite, JDA Warehouse Management
Operational Techniques: Inventory Management, Cost Reduction, Quality Control, Vendor Negotiation, Process Improvement
Regulatory Compliance: OSHA, DOT, EPA standards
Data Analysis Tools: MS Excel (advanced), SQL, Tableau, Google Sheets
Certifications: Certified in Production and Inventory Management (CPIM) from APICS, Certified Supply Chain Professional (CSCP) certification
Workshops: Participation in 'Leadership in a distribution environment' Workshop by Resume Worded Academic Center
Volunteering: Volunteer Logistics Coordinator at Annual City Marathon for 3 years
Professional Development: Regularly attend seminars and webinars on Latest Technologies in Warehousing and Distribution

How do I add skills to a Logistics Supervisor resume?

Review the job posting closely.

Go through the Logistics Supervisor posting you're applying to, and identify hard skills the company is looking for. For example, skills like Logistics Management, Inventory Management and Transportation are possible skills. These are skills you should try to include on your resume.

Add industry skills like Supply Chain Management and Warehouse Management Systems.

Add other common skills from your industry - such as Operations Management, Continuous Improvement and Warehouse Operations - into your resume if they're relevant.

Add skills into your work experience.

Incorporate skills - like Lean Manufacturing, Management and Procurement - into your work experience too. This shows hiring managers that you have practical experience with these tools, techniques and skills.

Demonstrate supply chain experience.

Logistics Supervisor recruiters like to see experience dealing with logistics and different parts of the supply chain. Try to include accomplishments where you improved supply chain processes and increased efficiency.

Highlight your supervisory skills.

Specifically on Logistics Supervisor resumes, you should think about highlighting examples of where you supervised others. Recruiters want to see if you have experience supervising and providing oversight over teams of similar sizes.

Use the exact job title.

Try to add the exact job title, Logistics Supervisor, somewhere into your resume to get past resume screeners. See the infographic for how to do this.

Word Cloud for Logistics Supervisor Skills & Keywords

The following word cloud highlights the most popular keywords that appear on Logistics Supervisor job descriptions. The bigger the word, the more frequently it shows up on employer's job postings. If you have experience with these keywords, include them on your resume.

Top Logistics Supervisor Skills and Keywords to Include On Your Resume

Logistics Supervisor Soft Skills

Here are common soft skills that appear on Logistics Supervisor job postings. Unlike hard skills, which refer to tools, software or techniques, soft skills focus on character traits and interpersonal skills. Instead of listing these phrases on your resume, try to show them through your bullet points like in the examples below.

Tip: Do not list these words or phrases on your resume, and instead focus on the hard skills we described above.

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Frequently Asked Questions

What skills should you put on a Logistics Supervisor resume?

On top Logistics Supervisor resumes, skills like Logistics Management, Supply Chain Management, Operations Management, Transportation, Warehouse Operations, Inventory Management, Continuous Improvement and Warehouse Management Systems appear most often.

Depending on the exact role you're applying to, skills like Transportation Management, Lean Manufacturing, Procurement, Management and Customer Service can also be effective keywords to include on your resume.

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