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Logistics Coordinator at Forward Air

Posted in General Business 8 days ago.

Type: Full-Time
Location: groveport, Ohio





Job Description:

Job Description

Position: Logistics Coordinator

Job Description:

The Logistics Coordinator is responsible for the monitoring and tracking of our customers' freight. This role supports the efforts of our Fleet Operations by providing visibility and maintaining accurate documentation for all dispatched loads. The key responsibilities of this function are to create efficient routes, to ensure the needs of each location are met, and to compute and validate contractor pay.

Core Responsibilities & Duties:


  • Creating and optimizing routes for multiple locations
  • Communicating with site managers to ensure their needs are met
  • Computing and validating contractor pay
  • Geocoding future delivery locations
  • Other duties as assigned

Requirements:

  • Self-motivated problem-solver with strong desire to meet customer needs
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Desire for a long-term career with an industry leading company
  • Ability to present and maintain a positive corporate image in a fast paced environment
  • Proactively establish and maintain effective working team relationships with all support departments
  • Must be proficient with Microsoft Office products including; Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, etc.
  • Must be willing to work a flexible schedule

Skills:

  • Ideal candidate will possess a "can do" attitude with a "will do" work ethic
  • Must have the ability to work in a fast paced environment
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Experience with AS400 operating systems is a plus
  • Transportation industry knowledge and experience is a plus

Forward Air is an Equal Opportunity employer.