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Logisitics Scheduler

Corporate | Mattoon, IL Distribution Cntr | Full Time

Job Description

About Us:  Rural King Supply - Logistics Scheduler 

Founded in 1960, Rural King is a third-generation family-owned business aggressively positioning itself for the future.  The foundation is strong and the vision for the future is growth.  This, coupled with Rural King’s friendly, down-to-earth atmosphere and “Positively Outrageous Customer Service,” makes Rural King a very exciting and attractive career opportunity 

Develops and maintains economical and efficient transportation service for the organization and its customers, including the rating and routing of inbound and outbound shipments where the organization bears the costs of transportation.  Coordinates the routing of outgoing and incoming shipments for which the organization assumes responsibility or which affect organization costs or the stores satisfaction. 

Keeps informed of current transportation facilities and rates to assure economical and efficient transportation service to the organization and stores. Develops and maintains contacts with responsible executives of air, motor or rail carriers to promote mutual understanding and further the organizations interests.  Processes or reviews claims against carriers for shipping losses or damages in transit. Reviews of freight and express bills to correct rates and extensions and process over-charge claims.  Analyzes causes of excessive demurrage to recommend possible remedies.  Conducts transportation cost studies relating to expansion of new stores and distribution centers.

This position requires excellent organizational skills, particularly in managing large volume of calls and appointments.  Must be proficient in Microsoft Excel and have previous experience using scheduling software.