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Logistics Coordinator

48forty Solutions
Schaumburg, IL
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

48forty Solutions is the largest pallet management services company in North America. We provide end-to-end pallet solutions, from supply to retrieval, on-site services, reverse logistics, and packaging materials. 48forty Solutions is truly Pallet Management Made Simple. Our operations workforce is the heart and soul of our business.  

We are looking for an experienced Logistics Coordinator to manage all aspects of logistics throughout our supply chain. The Logistics Coordinator will be responsible for organizing and providing efficient transportation and storage solutions for the entire life cycle of our products, from the acquisition of final product. 

The Logistics Coordinator will be part of a regional team led by a Regional Market Manager and will arrange the efficient delivery and retrieval of pallets and components to and from customers by verifying/processing orders and confirming availability/inventory and price. A high-level of customer interaction and problem resolution performed daily within a timely manner is a required.

The LC is expected to consistently provide best-in-class customer service to accounts, as well as represent client needs and goals within the organization to ensure quality. The LC is expected to establish effective working relationships with customers and vendors.

Responsibilities 

  • Customer Service- heavy telephone and email interaction with customers and vendors
  • Provide efficient supply chain execution by interacting with vendors, customers, logistics and transportation providers
  • Monitor progress of service requests to ensure coverage, on-time performance and service satisfaction
  • Work closely with customers at a Distribution Center and store level to ensure orders are executed and service is upheld
  • Order management via an internal database
  • Problem solving- Address and resolve service complaints in an efficient and effective fashion
  • Collaborate with management team regarding any customer concerns
  • Maintain high attention to detail to ensure orders and invoices are closed accurately and in a timely manner
  • Investigate product shortages and ensure accuracy of reporting
  • Data Integrity- maintain an internal database of suppliers and customers
  • Vendor management including but not limited to sourcing new vendors, and price negotiations
  • Responsible for maintaining and developing relationships with key external and internal stakeholders
  • Cost Analysis activities to ensure financial and growth objectives are achieved
  • Develop recommendations for continuous improvement 

Skills/Qualifications: 

  • Demonstrated computer skills including Microsoft Office Suite (especially Excel and Word
  • 2+ Years Customer Service experience preferred
  • Demonstrated verbal and written communication skills
  • Knowledge of supply chain/logistics processes is recommended but not required
  • Negotiating experience is a plus
  • Demonstrated skills working in a collaborative, team environment
  • Bilingual/Spanish a plus.

48forty Solutions offers competitive pay and benefits to all full-time employees. 48forty Solutions is also pleased to offer a full benefit package that includes health, dental, vision, and life insurance as well as a 401(k) retirement savings plan after 90 days. 

48forty Solutions requires that none of its employees are excluded from doing business with the Federal government. All newly hired individuals are promptly screened through the E-Verify electronic employment authorization program run by the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Service. 

  • Drug-free workplace. EOE. D/M/F/V 
  • MUST be 18 years of age or older 

At 48forty Solutions, we are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, disability, veteran, or other protected status. 

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed. All employees may be required to perform duties outside their normal responsibilities, as needed. 

48forty Solutions

Address

Schaumburg, IL
60173 USA

Industry

Transportation and Storage

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