Logistics Specialist

  • Job Reference: 472654880-2
  • Date Posted: 14 January 2022
  • Employer: Satellite Shelters
  • Location: Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Administration and Support, Air Transport, Airport Operations, Business Development & Account Management, Couriers, Delivery & Postal, Coxswains, Ships Masters & Deck Officers, Crane, Hoist & Lift Operators, Customer Service, Defence & Emergency Services, Executive & Management, Finance, Analysis & Reporting, Fleet Management, Forklift & Plant Drivers, Freight, Furniture & Cargo Services, Government & Public Sector, Intelligent Transportation, Logistics & Supply Chain, Safety & Compliance, Sales & Marketing, Training, Education & Instruction, Truck and Heavy Vehicle Drivers, Warehousing, Storage & Distribution
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Position Summary:

The Logistics Specialist is accountable for providing quotes, order management, and being the liaison between the carrier and sales.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Freight quoting of all full truck loads.
  • Order Management:
    • Coordinate with carriers (date changes, late trucks, etc.)
    • Monitor LTL and parcel shipments and communicate delays to Sales Support Team
  • Arrange transportation on returns and file claims
  • Support regional service centers
  • Support Supply Chain projects
  • Communicate with customers/sales as needed to assure optimum service levels.
  • Communicate and work as part of a team with other Satellite groups to meet company objectives.
  • Coordinate and work with distribution and service centers to address any Transportation driven issues.
  • Demonstrated ability to maintain high levels of accuracy and assure compliance with company and other applicable policies and procedures.
  • Approve, decline, detention, and layover ancillary charges.
  • Other duties as assigned

Supervisory Responsibilities:

None

Education and Experience Requirements:

  • Associates or bachelors degree in business or relevant experience required
  • Minimum of three years previous transportation/logistics experience preferred
  • Previous experience utilizing ERP software preferred.
  • Geographic knowledge of the United States

Required Skills:

  • Proficient in MS office
  • Demonstrated analytical skills
  • Results-oriented through project management
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Self-directed while being a team player
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Independent Decision-Making skills.

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