Logistics Specialist

Location: St. Louis, MO Posted Date: May 20, 2017
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Employer Job Id: 2017-1632 CareerMine Job Id: 1356885

Overview:

  • To provide excellent customer service coordination between Customer Service and Traffic; including order pricing and processing, traffic dispatching, and coordination of rail and truck fleet utilization.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor Degree strongly preferred.
  • A minimum of 2 years’ direct experience in logistics preferred.
  • Customer service experience is preferred.
  • The ability to multitask and resolve customer/transportation issues as needed.
  • Candidate must be able to see project through with little supervision.
  • This position must possess excellent computer skills and the ability to perform general office tasks; excellent grammar and communication skills with attention to detail a must.

Responsibilities:

  • Work closely with Logistics Analyst to insure inventory levels are available to meet weekly shipments from various terminals. Provide weekly forecast of what approximate shipments will be from terminals.
  • Maintain freight pricing updates in adage and data base spreadsheet in system as required.
  • Dispatch and schedule shipments with various carriers at terminals/plants to insure timely delivery of orders to customers.
  • Monitor and create necessary reports to monitor customer rail shipments to maintain best usage of lease railcar fleet. Work with GE Solutions in adding or deleing reports for various customers.
  • Update Regional Sales Managers of any customer issues with carriers regarding deliveries or customer complaints. Provide information to Logistics Team Leader for him to work on CSO complaints.
  • Work with Logistics Manager, Logistics Team Leader, Customer Service or Sales to resolve quality, transportation, service issues, or customer complaints for assigned plants or terminals.
  • Develop and run reports for various customer or department requirements using spreadsheets and documents to analyze data.
  • Assist Logistics Manager and Logistics Team Leader in gathering data for various reports such as carrier on time performance on monthly rail and truck shipments.
  • Other duties as directed by Logistics Manager, Logistics Team Leader, or Sales & Marketing that may be required.
  • Work with IS Dept. regarding any system issues with truck dispatch in report application.
  • Maintain proper operating authority for carriers and maintain updated insurance certificates for carriers that provide general liability, auto liability, cargo, etc.
  • Work overtime as required.
  • Provide monthly report on carrier comparison from Weirton, Chester, and Huron comparing shipments and tons by location.
  • Provide quarterly report on carriers on time pick up, customer complaints, rejected trailers, late deliveries, spills, etc.
  • Trace rail, barge, and truck shipments as requested or required and provide necessary information to personnel.

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