Transportation Coordinator

Fort Lauderdale, FL

Posted: 07/22/2019 Employment Type: Direct Hire Industry: Transportation Job Number: 73381 Pay Rate: $45K

Seeking a Transportation Coordinator who will be responsible for managing all fresh produce transportation needs for a great distributor in the Fort Lauderdale, FL area. This includes ensuring compliance with Company standards, federal rules, and DOT regulations. 

 

Some responsibilities include: 

  • Understanding of carriers (LTL and FTL);
  • Uploads all data in system and coordinate processes;
  • Processes Customs paperwork as needed;
  • Supports vendor invoicing process and troubleshoot issues such as:
    • Discrepancies
    • Fetching timely invoices
    • Coordinating payment terms and transportation contracts as needed
  • Requests quotes;
  • Bid submissions;
  • Day to day transportation movement operations;
  • Supports new programs/facilities including:
    • Allocation
    • Understands inventory levels
    • Coordinates transfers between facilities to ensure volume needs for our customers
  • Seeks and sets up new transportation vendors;
  • Creates analytical data to assist other departments in making business decisions. Includes:
    • Rates per mile
    • Vendor performance
    • Control expenses
  • Processes and manages Transportation Claims.

 

Interested? Apply directly now or give us a call at (Dade: 305-595-3800 / Broward: 954-437-0070) Questions about this role or others? Email marie@cxcinc.com for more information.

 

*CAREERXCHANGE® is an equal opportunity employer. We will present the most qualified candidates to our clients based on the skills required to perform the job. For additional opportunities please visit www.careerxchange.com.

  • BS in Business Administration or related field
  • At least 2 years’ experience in international transportation
  • Experience in contracting freight moves internationally and domestically;
  • Experience with cross-border shipments, including preparation of customs documentation;
  • Strong systems capabilities and experience, preferably with Microsoft products including Excel, Word, PowerPoint;
  • Ability to follow and enforce prescribed processes for order entry in our ERP system, used to bid out, award and track in-process shipments;
  • Ability to stay organized while coordinating multiple projects;
  • Clerical skills including filing, data entry, freight bill audit, etc.;
  • Solid negotiating skills;
  • Flexibility supporting other areas of operations;
  • Produce experience preferred;
  • Specialization in, International Transportation, Logistics, Processes and Negotiation
  • International Business
  • Customs
  • Purchases from International Suppliers
  • Customer oriented, proactive
  • MS Office Intermediate Level
  • Knowledge of SAP as functional logistics
     

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