Logistics Coordinator

Position Description

Job Summary

Responsible for 11 locations including made to order plants and a distribution center. $40M in annual freight spend. Managing relations with 20+ carriers both LTL and parcel. Working with carriers to manage transportation for $330M in raw material and finished goods purchases along with managing outbound transportation for $750M in sales to customer. • Tactically focused on managing the entire order to cash workflow for outbound shipments as well as managing inbound flow to plants for raw materials and finished goods • Create, plan and route loads utilizing the TMS system • Ensure coverage for all loads ahead of relevant milestones • Track execution of loads ahead of relevant milestones and manage exceptions • Identify any risks to successful delivery • Offer solutions or recommendations on known risks • Keep all relevant stakeholders informed with status updates • Follow up with carriers to provide required information (ie. arrival, departure times, POD’s etc.) • Review assessorial charge requests for approval or denial along with creating initiatives to reduce assessorial costs • Manage requests from CS/Sales/ Purchasing & Procurement • Manage carrier claims from initiation to settlement and track recovery to the business • Assist with InTune audit and freight pay review as needed • Assist ACH duty reconciliation as needed • Develop relationships as a trusted advisor at all levels of the organization

Required Qualifications

60% Inbound and Outbound load planning, maintain and updating carrier capacities, network optimization, including round trip and continuous move planning 15% Carrier Communication – dispatch, service failures, route planning and performance tracking 10% Service Failure Resolution – customer and plant problem resolution 10% Working with various personnel throughout the business unit to manage additional shipment needs (marketing, engineering, plant storeroom, etc…) 5% Claims processing, invoice approval through third party freight payment processor, spot assigns, and other transportation related administrative duties

Additional Description

PROBLEM-SOLVING • Work within company Transportation Management System to assign carriers to outbound loads • Within the established carrier network, selects modes and carriers based upon service needs and lowest cost decision making as well as using TMS optimization tool • Identifies and creates routing opportunities to control transportation costs through the Transportation Management System • Works with Transportation Manager and/or Transportation Supervisor to track and analyze service performance, including on time pick-up, along with equipment availability to ensure optimal service • Work with third-party to ensure carrier claims are filed when appropriate • Trouble shoots service related issues, resolving internal and external customer problems efficiently and in the most cost effective manner. KNOWLEDGE • Bachelor’s Degree preferred - with additional training and education in logistics, prior internship or experience in transportation a plus. • Non-degree applicants must have 2-3 years of progressive experience in an administrative, logistics, and/or customer service function • Excellent verbal and written communication skills • Customer facing and/ or supplier management experience highly preferred • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to influence others without role power • Proficient with MS Office suite, particularly Outlook, Excel, and Access. • Experience with SAP • Ability to read and interpret general industry and market documentation • Must have keen attention to detail and coordination aptitude • Ability to work well in cross-functional team environment including customer service, logistics, and plant/shipping personnel • Strong problem resolution and critical thinking abilities a must

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Logistics Coordinator

Location: Stephenville, Texas

Posting Date: 03/05/2023

Job Code: USA04431

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