The logistics manager organizes the management of logistical resources and means (vehicle fleet, building, meeting rooms, protocols, dining rooms, etc.).
He participates in the organization of the progression of a product from its production to its distribution. He works in relation with the supply, production and sales department. He is in daily contact with the carrier in order to better manage the respect of delivery deadlines.
The logistics assistant must also follow the state of stocks in order to avoid any product shortages. The logistics manager can work directly on a manufacturing site or in a bonded warehouse.
The logistics manager is responsible for:
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The logistics assistant must:
Training to access the profession
INEAD is the only French university specializing in distance logistics training in West Africa. Present in Senegal and Ivory Coast, it delivers a European Logistics Master.
In this area, the highest rated company in terms of workforce recruitment is Dangote Logistics. We also have Bolloré Transport & Logistics present in most of the coastal countries of West Africa, ETLS of Senegal.
The salary of a logistics manager in West Africa varies from 50,000 to 200,000 CFA francs per month and more for Directors.