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Logistics Coordinator

Company: Port Jersey Logistics
Location: Cranbury
Posted on: March 17, 2023

Job Description:

SummaryThe Logistics Coordinator is responsible for arranging transportation using different shipment modes such as LTL, FTL, Intermodal. The individual will be responsible for a group of assigned customers and will tend to the customer's needs as it pertains to quoting, booking, and arranging transportation. The Logistics Coordinator will also be responsible negotiating with carriers to find the most cost-effective way to transport goods, without sacrificing service. ResponsibilitiesProvide excellent customer service, including logistics solutions, and proactive communication to customers.Negotiate rates with carriers analyzing effective rates and methods of shipping without compromising service.Book and arrange shipments in the TMS (Transportation Management System)Schedule pickup and delivery appointments with shippers as well as consignees.Track and trace shipments.Ensure that booked transportation charges are correct, for accurate billing. Facilitate audit of billing of freight charges with billing department.Review and validate customer claims.Maintain exceptional relationships with all carriers and partner with the transportation team to provide outstanding customer service.Update and maintain rate files.Knowledge of assigned customer base.Perform other related duties as requested, directed, or assigned.Direct ReportsNoneQualifications: High School diploma is required. Two- or Four-year college degree is a plusTwo plus years of experience in the freight transportation industry, traffic management, and/or freight dispatch.Must be able to quickly process information and make decisions. An ability to translate and enter data correctly with demonstrated attention to detail is essential.Candidates must demonstrate a working knowledge with a TMS or other similar systemPossess intermediate level Excel, and Microsoft Outlook(high volume of emails)Demonstrates ability to organize, and multi-task.Work well in a team environmentHighly self-motivated, efficient, driven, and productiveExcellent written and oral communication skillsShows a strong customer orientation and is able to maintain exceptional relationships with carriers, customers and internal team members.Supply chain and warehouse process activities would be a plus Physical demands and work environment: The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The noise level in the work environment is usually minimal.This is largely a sedentary role; however, some filing is required. This would require the ability to lift and/or move office equipment and files ranging anywhere from 5 - 15 lbs,Must be physically able to open filing cabinets and bend, stand, balance, stoop or twist as necessary.While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk, listen and hear on the phone for long periods of time.Vision abilities required by the job include close vision and distance vision. --Mental DemandsWhile performing the duties of this job, employees are regularly required to use written and oral communication skills; read and interpret data, information and documents; analyze and solve non-routine and complex office administrative problems; use math and mathematical reasoning; observe and interpret situations; learn and apply new information or skills; perform highly detailed work on multiple, concurrent tasks; work under intensive deadlines with frequent interruptions; and interact with managers, staff, customers, the public and others encountered in the course of work, some of whom may be dissatisfied or offensive individuals. Benefits401(k) planDental insuranceHealth insuranceGenerous paid time offVision insurance PI208179145

Keywords: Port Jersey Logistics, Trenton , Logistics Coordinator, Professions , Cranbury, New Jersey

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