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International Logistics Specialist
FRESH2U Oberlin, OH

International Logistics Specialist

FRESH2U
Oberlin, OH
Expired: over a month ago Applications are no longer accepted.
  • Vision , Medical , Dental , Life Insurance , Retirement
  • Full-Time
Job Description

POSITION OVERVIEW:
We are looking for a International Logistics Specialist to carry out the weekly operations for several international and domestic shipping lanes for the Express Seed account.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
•    Freight Management including LTL, TL, small parcel, international freight forwarding, and US Customs compliance.
•    Work with freight forwarders, customs clearance, and trans-loading facilities.
•    Ensure that logistics activities are in compliance with interstate and international traffic laws and regulations and United States Customs and Border Protection regulations. 
•    Plan and route shipments to ensure that capacity, cost, and service parameters are achieved.
•    Manage the truck routing process to ensure efficient distribution of product to customers.
•    Monitor cargo movement processes.
•    Ensure customer requirements regarding equipment, pick-up time, delivery dates are met.
•    Coordinate changes to planned shipments. These changes include order changes, inquiries, rush orders, discrepancies in confirmed delivery date/time.
•    Identify and communicate current or future transportation issues, as well as recovery plans.
•    Review logistics processes for continuous improvement.
•    Develop transportation plans to support holidays, short term open/close schedules and seasonality.
•    Develop reports showing transportation costs on precise projects and moves.
•    Support with maintenance of logistics policies, procedures, support plans and similar data.
•    Review and analyze program effectiveness, execute on time improvements and corrective actions.
•    Proactively anticipates, analyzes and troubleshoots problems with deliveries and devises cost-effective and DOT compliant solutions; and acts to implement same.
•    Manage the load tender process.


QUALIFICATIONS AND EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS:
•    Minimum 5 years’ experience or applicable education in transportation, logistics, supply chain or related field.
•    Bachelor’s Degree in supply chain, transportation, logistics, business or related field preferred.
•    Must be proficient in Microsoft Office, Excel and Word.
•    Effective communication skills, written and oral.
•    Attention to detail and organizational skills.
•    Decision-making skills.
•    Problem-solving skills.
•    Strong sense of time organization and urgency.
•    Experience in agriculture, live plants, food distribution, or temperature control industry is a plus.
•    An understanding of DOT regulations preferred.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
•    Works generally in office setting.
•    Some longer hours and Saturday work may be required during peak season.
•    Some weekend on-call duty required.
•    Travel less than 10%.

Company Description
Fresh 2U Transportation began operations in 2016 as a division of Green Circle Growers, Inc. We specialize in local and long-distance transport of time and temperature sensitive goods. Green Circle Growers, Inc. is family owned and operated since 1968. We are ranked among the top ten largest greenhouse growers in the United States, specializing in flowers and plants produced at our 170 acres greenhouse facility in Oberlin, OH.

Fresh 2U Transportation began operations in 2016 as a division of Green Circle Growers, Inc. We specialize in local and long-distance transport of time and temperature sensitive goods. Green Circle Growers, Inc. is family owned and operated since 1968. We are ranked among the top ten largest greenhouse growers in the United States, specializing in flowers and plants produced at our 170 acres greenhouse facility in Oberlin, OH.

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FRESH2U

Oberlin, OH
USA

Industry

Transportation and Storage

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