How much does a Logistics Director make in the United States? The average Logistics Director salary in the United States is $172,078 as of April 26, 2022, but the range typically falls between $148,287 and $196,942. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, helps you determine your exact pay target. 

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25% $148,287 10% $126,627 90% $219,579 75% $196,942 $172,078 50%(Median)
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Job Description for Logistics Director

Logistics Director directs all aspects of an organization's logistics management function to control, deliver, and distribute products and materials to the destination. Leads the execution of an overall strategy, metrics, and processes to deploy an optimized logistic network and operations. Being a Logistics Director oversees critical and related inventory, distribution, and transportation functions that support the achievement of organizational goals and KPI's for product delivery and customer satisfaction. Establishs governance and quality auditing processes to monitor vendor performance and drive continuous improvement. Additionally, Logistics Director utilizes analytics to monitor and measure performance, identify problems in operations, and achieve high performance at optimal cost. Requires a bachelor's degree. Typically reports to top management. The Logistics Director manages a departmental sub-function within a broader departmental function. Creates functional strategies and specific objectives for the sub-function and develops budgets/policies/procedures to support the functional infrastructure. To be a Logistics Director typically requires 5+ years of managerial experience. Deep knowledge of the managed sub-function and solid knowledge of the overall departmental function. (Copyright 2022 View full job description

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