Transportation Coordinator

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Job Overview

Benore Logistics Systems

SUMMARY:

Primary function of this position is to ensure proper management of the company assets for the safe and efficient movement of freight.  This would also include the management of approved outside Carriers.    The position requires professional communications, computer and presentation skills.  Position represents the company in a positive image with employees, customers and the community always performing in a safe and ethical manner to achieve financial success.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following:

 

The Transportation Coordinator will work with the Dispatch Supervisor to monitor and manage a component of assigned drivers/equipment and implement customer plans, routes, schedules, and to pick up or deliver freight. The Transportation Coordinator is responsible for the efficient and timely entry of all company and customer related data into the company transportation software and/or related software in transportation department.  Works closely with Carriers and assists the Load Planners to ensure that the customer’s needs are being met including the communication of essential information of pick up and delivery information to the customer, carriers, and drivers.  Updates key transportation software database files with customer, EDI, carrier, vehicle, and driver information.  Reports all accident and incidents regarding driver injury, equipment, and driver safety concerns to the Driver Supervisor and Safety Department.  Ensures all department required forms and documents are completed in a timely basis.  Responsible for the management of driver accountability as it relates to DOT compliance, CTPAT compliance, operations, equipment usage, company policies and the discipline of the same.  Responsible for monitoring and obtaining KPI and Productivity goals as established by the Dispatch Operations Manager and determined by company ownership.  Required to adhere to all BLS policies, procedures, DOT and OSHA safety rules and regulations.  Strict adherence to C-TPAT best practices.  Follows all workplace processes and standards in support of the ISO-9001:2015, ISO 14001:2015, and OHSAS 18000:2007 Required to attend and complete all company development, safety and compliance training.  Required to adhere to all BLS policies, procedures, DOT and OSHA safety rules and regulations.  Strict adherence to C-TPAT best practices.  Quality certification programs. Other duties as assigned.

 

QUALIFICATIONS

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

Associates or Bachelor’s degree in business, logistics, or a related field preferred and/or a minimum of five to seven years in a dispatch or load planning position.

 

SPECIAL SKILLS REQUIRED

Must possess strong interpersonal skills.  Must demonstrate good communication skills both written and oral. Must be able to manage multiple tasks and projects in a fast-paced environment. Must possess excellent personal computer skills and having working knowledge of a transportation software i.e. : TMW, Peoplenet, Rand McNally, PCMiler etc. and Microsoft Office products software i.e.; Word, Outlook, and Excel. Knowledge of Transportation fleet models; Knowledge in Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations and CTPAT.   A wide degree of creativity and latitude is expected.

Job Detail
  • ExperienceAt Least 5 Years
  • Education RequirementsAssociate Degree
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