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Logistics Coordinator

Store Support (Corporate Office) | Mattoon, IL Corporate Office | Full Time

Job Description


Job Title:  Logistics Coordinator

Job Location: Headquarters, Mattoon, IL

Reports To:  Logistics Supervisor

FLSA Status: Hourly Non-Exempt

                                                                                                                                      

JOB SUMMARY

This position will support the routing of freight inbound to both our distribution centers and direct to our stores. Our Logistics team routes our freight inbound from across the United States as well as overseas.  

 

JOB DUTIES AND ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Negotiate rates and tender loads directly with contracted carriers for all inbound shipments
  • Entering routing requests and tracking them as they progress through the routing process
  • Run rates for LTL and Partial shipments
  • Approve freight invoices and ensure their accuracy prior to payment is issued
  • Communicate with buyers, stores and warehouse personnel to update on status of inbound freight
  • Coordinate with RKT dispatch to assist in scheduling backhauls for our RK trucks
  • Confirm deliveries are made on scheduled orders
  • Assist buyers with tracking their inbound orders
  • Work on new projects directly with buyers to help uncover freight savings
  • Search for and add new logistics companies to our approved carrier base.
  • Coordinate freight for new stores – Fixtures, DC trucks, Priority loads from vendors
  • Assist with booking, tracking, and tracing of import orders
  • Collecting import documents and assist with wire transfers to overseas vendors
  • May be required to cross train and perform other duties

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Previous logistics experience preferred, including scheduling and tracking freight
  • Ability to prioritize and multitask assignments
  • Experience with Microsoft Excel
  • Excellent communication and customer service skills
  • Eager to learn and grow with the company
  • Management or leadership experience preferred
  • Ability to participate in our online applicant and new hire onboarding process remotely
  • Ability to complete computer-based training

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • None

 PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Ability to communicate effectively and professionally to all audiences
  • Good visual acuity
  • Close vision for computer work
  • Repetitive wrist movements on keyboard
  • Ability to sit/stand/walk for long periods of time
  • Ability to walk up and down stairs multiple times per day