Logistics Coordinator

In this role you will be responsible for finding capacity and negotiating rates to move freight for our customers.

Summary Description:

Key Responsibilities of the Logistics Coordinator

Load Capacity

  • Contact, negotiate and secure carriers for available/open loads
  • Maximize each load by negotiating with carriers to ensure proper profit margins
  • Utilize tools to gain market knowledge and maximize margin
  • Communicate important market information and activity to rest of the team and management
  • Develop and maintain strong relationships with current and prospective clients
  • Answer phone calls and requests from drivers, customers and carriers
  • Be willing and able to make cold calls to generate and develop leads
  • Field internal and external emails/phone calls regarding loads in transit and provide accurate updates as needed
  • Bid on spot freight and aid in contract opportunities

Carrier On-Boarding

  • Complete and digitally house new broker packets
  • Request certificate holders with our insurance company if needed

Systems/Training

Proficient or ability to develop a proficiency in the following software:

  • McLeod - both Asset and Logistics Modules
  • Trucker Tools App/Webpage
  • DAT
  • Sonar
  • Power BI and Microsoft 365

Skills that determine success in this role: 

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Adept at problem solving, including being able to identify issues and resolve them in an efficient and effective manner
  • Eagerness to learn and assist all other team members
  • Ability to prioritize and plan work activities efficiently

Logistics Coordinator

Job Title

Logistics Coordinator

Date Posted

June 11, 2021

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