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Transport & Logistics Industry Skills Council » Warehouse Administrator

Warehouse Administrator

Warehouse Administrators are responsible for providing warehouse services safely and efficiently.

Reporting to the Warehouse Supervisor, they are responsible for stock control which includes receiving, issuing and dispatching stock. This is a multitasking role and would suit someone with experience in logistics, warehouse control and administration. It is essential that they are able to work as part of a team and have a high level of attention to detail.

Responsibilities include:

  • Handle incoming requests from customers and ensure that issues are resolved thoroughly and promptly
  • Communicate between freight companies and warehouse customers
  • Package and ship out necessary stock to the customer
  • Input orders on the database
  • Unpacking and repacking products in the warehouse
  • Inventory assessment

Industry facts

  • With recent advances in technology, warehousing has benefited significantly which has lead to some major changes in both storage and operation.
  • Technological changes mean that those working in the industry have had to develop new skills to successfully operate in the industry.
  • Australia Post has recorded increased volumes of parcel traffic directly linked to the growth in online shopping.

Entry Qualifications

Training qualification:

  • Certificate IV in Warehousing Operations

Estimated Salary

$40,000 – $60,000 (median $50,000)*
*Wages will vary according to your level of skill, experience, employer and geographical location.

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