Logistics/transport clerks verify and maintain records of incoming and outgoing goods, prepare goods for despatch, arrange clearance and collection of imported cargo from customs and bond stores, and arrange shipment of cargo for export.

Where logistics/transport clerks are employed

Logistics/transport clerks may work in offices, storerooms and warehouses using specially designed electronic inventory data collection devices and operating forklifts or other heavy machinery.


Full-time logistics/transport clerks in South Australia generally earn between $800 and $999 per week.

Graph of pay scales for Logistics Clerk and Transport Clerks

Job prospects

In 2011 there were 5,366 people employed full-time as logistics/transport clerks in South Australia compared with 4,910 in 2006.

How to become one

You can work as a logistics/transport clerk without formal qualifications. You will probably get some informal training on the job. You can also become a transport clerk through a traineeship in Logistics. For more information see traineeships.

See courses related to this occupation.

Entry to this occupation may be improved if you have a qualification in logistics.

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Career information has been sourced from government publications, see data sources for more information.
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