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Industrial Traffic Managers

Experience, Skills, and Personality Traits

Traffic managers should have experience analyzing the most cost-effective and efficient methods to transport products. They should have an extensive knowledge of packaging, modes of transportation, safety factors and time schedules. Traffic managers must be detail oriented, know how to deal with vendors, and handle claims if goods are damaged during transit. They must be skilled in both verbal and written communication and capable of managing subordinates. They also must be responsible, dependable, and exacting with details, comfortable with numerical data, and skilled with computer programs required for tracking the flow of goods.

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