• Logistics Coordinator

    Job Location US-GA-Lithia Springs
    Job ID
    2018-3852
    # of Openings
    1
    Job Type
    Regular
    Location : Address
    2601 Skyview Dr.
    Full/Part-Time
    Full-Time
  • Job Description

     

     

    PURPOSE OF POSITION

    The Logistics Coordinator is responsible for tracking loads to ensure the timely pick-up and delivery of merchandise to Z Gallerie stores and home delivery carriers.  Using organizational and strategic routing  knowledge, shipments are scheduled to provide exceptional economic returns to each distribution center. 

     

     

    ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

     

    The Logistics Coordinator will be responsible for, but not limited to the following:

    • Daily transportation and logistics communications between Z Gallerie’s line haul carriers and home delivery carriers
    • Support shipments from multiple Z Gallerie distribution centers and stores
    • Monitor shipments for on-time performance
    • Track weekly KPI’s
    • Routing domestic inbound shipments, vendor merchandise shipments, and/or Z Gallerie returns (i.e. LTL, TL and Parcel – Economy, Priority and Ground)
    • Ensure cost efficiency
    • Create timely routes – domestic merchandise
    • Determine OTR vs inter-modal shipment modes
    • Maximize trailier utilization
    • Use and understand NMFC Classifications and tariffs
    • Assistance with authorizations/approvals
    • Occasional TL and intermodal rate increases
    • Parcel Freight – Disposition/ Accessorial Fees
    • Data-driven root cause/countermeasure problem solving
    • Optimization of routes, carriers to obtain least cost, highest quality solutions
    • Other tasks as required

     

    POSITION SPECIFICATIONS

     

    Education & Formal Training

    • High School diploma, Bachelor’s degree preferred.

     Reasoning Ability

    • Ability to examine issues both strategically and tactically
    • Ability to carry out detailed tasks and projects with minimal direction or supervision. Self-starter is a plus!  

    Communication Skills

    • Excellent phone and written communication skills
    • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to build positive working relationships

    Work Environment

    • Work is generally performed within an office environment, which includes the use of standard office equipment                                                                 

    Experience & Skills

    • Data entry experience
    • Experience working with spreadsheets
    • Standard office PC skills

    PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

    • Requires many hours of working in front of a computer and extended periods of telephone work
    • Visual acuity (8-10 hours viewing computer)

     

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