Logistics Coordinator

AP Professionals of WNY
Published
January 31, 2020
Location
Buffalo
Job Type

Description

This candidate will directly support team leads by executing general freight transportation duties of a traditional third party logistics firm. Daily responsibilities include maintaining and developing relationships with transportation partners, scheduling delivery and pick-up appointments, and managing all related documentation. Attention to detail and proactive posture are critical to monitoring and tracking a high volume of daily transactions. Responsiveness and adaptability of the Logistics Coordinator will ensure the delivery of the company's high standard of service. Candidates must be able to multi-task and utilize all means of technology (internal and external) to communicate with all stakeholders. An established understanding of the transportation industry; including terminology and best practices is a plus.

Requirements:

  • Customer Service experience required
  • Accountant Management experience (preferred)
  • Proactive posture
  • Must have strong problem-solving skills; ability to think and respond quickly to service issues
  • Maintain current and cultivate new relationships
  • Strong Attention to detail
  • Work effectively within a collaborative team atmosphere while promoting a positive work environment
  • Time management - ability to work well in a fast-paced environment; prioritizing and expediting tasks as necessary
  • Strong organizational and multi-tasking abilities
  • Effective follow-up skills
  • Process driven - follow existing processes and develop new to improve efficiency and accuracy
  • Maintain organizational compliance with transportation standards, and keep up to date with industry trends
  • Dependable, responsive and promotes a positive work environment

Qualifications:

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite
  • Associate's or Bachelors Degree needed, business or marketing majors preferred
  • Experience in Business, Customer Service, Sales, Retail, or Food/Grocery industries preferred
  • Experience in Supply Chain Management preferred
  • Experience with ERP or TMS systems preferred
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

$35k-$40k/year salary

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