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Transportation Coordinator - Minneapolis, MN

Kingpin Logistics Excelsior, MN

  • Posted: over a month ago
  • $30,000 to $35,000 Yearly
  • Full-Time
Job Description
This job is located in Excelsior, MN The Transportation Coordinator will be responsible for supporting the operational functions relating to dispatching drivers, negotiating rate quotes, matching freight with available resources, developing new business and full customer service activities. This position is responsible for supporting new hopper truck and dray carrier bases in emerging markets as well as providing customer support and focus for International Feed Corporation and reports to the Bulk Hopper Manager. This new position seeks a candidate who is creative and innovative. Location: Excelsior, MN • Individual will support coordination of transload locations o Responsible for growing business in those markets as well • Assist with outbound brokerage freight and pairing with brokerage inbound loads to maximize efficiency. • Coordinate with logistics managers to put together weekly truck schedule • Participate in weekly planning meetings • Possess the ability to become competent in internal computer programs for coordinating inbound and outbound trucks • Communicate with carriers and transloads regarding logistics information; i.e. dispatching load numbers, sending delivery appointments, status updates, etc. • Coordinate broker carrier agreements including certificates of insurance and onboarding paperwork in accordance with regulations, ACH payments • Partner with accounting on the completion of accurate freight invoices • Paperwork for all A/P and A/R requirements, collection calls • Resolve all issues in timely manner • Coordinate bought delivered loads • Coordinate railcar placement • Execute delivery plan for the transload locations • Plan and adjust dispatch changes, assist with routing directions and clearly communicate special instruction requirements with carriers • Provide strong customer service support, elevate all customer and carrier issues in a timely fashion • Responding to customer inquiries and routing to appropriate resources Performance Requirements • Accurate and timely freight invoices • Transload operating at scheduled capacity Requirements: • Operate with a high sense of integrity while possessing a passion for teamwork and loyalty • Motivated to learn and grow in a new and developing role; nimble to change as the role evolves • Proficient in Microsoft Office (Outlook, Excel, Word, etc.) • Dependable, hardworking and determined while supporting a culture of having fun • Possess the ability to multitask with a sense of urgency • Candidate must possess excellent communication skills (both verbal and written) and have strong attention to detail. • Critical thinking and problem solving • Excellent customer service • Teamwork skills Preferred: • College Degree in related field such as Logistics, Transportation Management or Business Administration or equivalent experience or two (2) years transportation dispatch/brokerage/logistics experience. • Experience with transporting bulk commodities • Possess knowledge of DOT regulations and be geographically inclined • Prior accounting experience Employment Type: Full Time Years Experience: Less than 1 year Salary: $30,000 - $35,000 Annual Bonus/Commission: Yes

Kingpin Logistics

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Excelsior, MN
55331 USA

Industry

Transportation and Storage

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