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What are the duties of a logistics specialist?

In training to be a logistics specialist, you’ll learn how goods and ware are received and properly warehoused, how to make cost-effective and efficient routes, and how to prepare cargo lists and loading charts. You’ll operate forklifts, load trucks, organize the unloading of goods, compile deliveries, prepare quotes, and assist with inventory work and simple annual statements. Here, you will apply operational logistics systems and also help with their further development.

After your logistics specialist training, you can work in almost any branch of industry – transport and traffic, vehicle construction, in the electrotechnical, timber, textile, or chemical industries, or in trade.

Examples of your future tasks:

  • Receive and inspect goods
  • Store, move, and retrieve goods
  • Operate and maintain technical equipment and installations
  • Determine the required storage conditions on the basis of the properties of the goods
  • Manage and monitor the stock, initiate necessary measures when required
  • Prepare and dispatch goods
  • Be involved in the creation of operational warehouse logistics concepts
  • Use industry-standard communication and information tools
  • Keep documentation records
  • Prepare and process the relevant forms and documents
  • Carry out administrative work using information and communication systems
  • Participate in operational accounting and cost accounting
  • Create, maintain, and evaluate statistics, files, and card indexes 

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Helmut LIEGL, Apprentice Instructor at Springer

Helmut LIEGL

Apprentice Instructor
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