An Expeditor facilitates or expedites the flow of materials from one place to another. He/she basically makes the process of sending goods from one place to another easier for the senders as well as the receiver. Expeditors function as coordinators of various shipments in an out of an industry. They research vendors and negotiate deals to ensure that the company's needs are fulfilled and it gets the best deal possible. Expeditors also ensure that the quality of materials being delivered is at par with the standards requested or negotiated by the company.
The requirements to become an Expeditor vary from company to company. Check the information given below for more details.
|Educational Qualification Required|
|Work Experience Required|
1 - 3 years of work experience are sufficient to become an Expeditor. However, the work experience should be in a relevant position, which is specified by the recruiting organisation.
The skills required section for an Expeditor position usually looks like the following:
Given below are some of the courses you can consider for an expeditor job role.
UG Courses for Expeditors
|BTech in Mechanical Engineering|
|Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA)/ Bachelor of Business Management (BBM)|
|BBA in Logistics and Supply Chain Management|
PG Courses for Expeditors
|MTech in Mechanical Engineering|
|MBA in Logistics and Supply Chain Management|
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Expeditors is a job role that can be found in many industries. Depending upon the type of industry and position, the job role of an Expeditor can change. The type of organisation can also influence the job responsibilities of an Expeditor. Given below are some of the common job positions for Expeditors.
Food Expeditor etc.
Given below are some of the common job responsibilities of an Expeditor.
Acting as a PoC for the hiring organisation for customer and vendor requests related to delivery.
Manage all purchases for the company as per demands raised from other departments
Tracking the delivery of shipments and ensuring timely delivery
Negotiating prices, quality, delivery times etc. with the vendors
Maintaining a database of the orders placed by the company and staying updated with the delivery timelines
Expeditors is a job position that can be found in many types of companies. Companies that need to have a system for regular delivery and shipments of materials and must do so as per a fixed timeline usually find it feasible to hire candidates for Expeditor job roles. Therefore, there are certain industries where Expeditors are more common than others. Candidates can also act as third-party Expeditors for companies that find it more suitable to outsource the work or hire Expediting services on an ad-hoc basis. Given below are some of the popular areas of employment for Expeditors.
Logistics and Supply Chain Management Companies
Energy Generation etc.
The salary details of Expeditors can be found given below.
|Average Starting Salary||0 - 3 years||Rs. 2 - 2.5 LPA|
|Average Salary in India||4 - 5 years||Rs. 5 - 5.5 LPA|
|Average Mid-Level Salary||6 - 8 years||Rs. 7 - 8 LPA|
|Average Senior Level Salary||8 - 10 years||Rs. 10 - 12 LPA|
|Late-Career Salary||15+ years||Rs. 20+ LPA|
Here are some of the best books that can help a candidate become a better Expeditor.
Supply Chain Management by Sunil Chopra, Peter Meindl and D V Kalra
Logistics and Supply Chain Management by Martin Christopher
Order Expediting in Supply Chains by Raik Ozsen
Job Order Contracting: Expediting Construction Project Delivery by Allen L. Henderson
Advanced educational qualifications are not necessary for the career.
On-the-job training and certification courses are enough for growth.
Professionals can expect fixed working hours
Limited scope of career opportunities
Starting salaries are a bit low
You have to adjust your schedule as per delivery times of shipments