Logistics Manager in Lagos, Nigeria


Logistics / Transportation
Logistics and Supply Chain
Minimum Qualification
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
1 - 3 years
Employment Type
Full Time
Male or Female
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Job Description

Logistics and distribution manager: Job description


As a logistics and distribution manager you'll need to:

  • use IT systems to manage stock levels, delivery times and transport costs;
  • use associated information systems to coordinate and control the order cycle;
  • use data from IT systems to evaluate performance and quality and to plan improvements;
  • allocate and manage staff resources according to changing needs;
  • manage staff;
  • liaise and negotiate with customers and suppliers;
  • develop business by gaining new contracts, analysing logistical problems and producing new solutions;
  • understand, work with and possibly help to develop e-commerce;

continually try to improve and develop business performance within the constraints of legislation, fuel costs and rising environmental pressures


  • implement health and safety procedures;
  • manage staff training issues;
  • motivate other members of the team;
  • project manage;
  • set objectives;
  • plan projects;
  • work on new supply strategies;
  • plan vehicle routes;
  • use specialist knowledge, such as mechanical-handling systems, to provide consultancy services.



Logistics and distribution manager jobs are open to all graduates but a degree, HND or foundation degree will help in subject areas such as:

  • transport, distribution or logistics;
  • business management
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