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DATE ADDED: Sat 29/09/2018

Logistics Coordinator

Kansas City, USA


Job Description


Job Summary: Responsible for coordinating all inbound and outbound shipping activities to support manufacturing operations.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

· Work with production and customer service to schedule all orders for delivery and customer pick up.

· Maintains a high level of communication with customers, sales, production, and shipping departments as necessary.

· Monitor sales orders to make sure information is up to date, taking special care with job site deliveries to ensure that the proper address and delivery times are correct.

· Understand and use ERP system to monitor current and future shipping schedules.

· Load to maximize product yield on trailers.

· Determine most cost effective way to ship freight.

· Adjust shipping documents as needed.

· Verify ship to address is correct.

· Schedules in house deliveries and coordinates with external freight and logistics companies.

· Coordinates maintenance and repair of company owned trucks and trailers.

· Inspect all incoming freight bills to verify that they are correct.

· Understand and learn DOT regulations that pertain to shipping.

· Monitors time reporting for drivers.

· Schedules drivers’ requests for time-off.

· Verifies correctness of drivers’ DOT HOS logs.

· Recognize and adhere to best practices for safety.

· Performs any other functions and responsibilities as assigned.

Supervisory Responsibilities:

· May direct truck drivers and dedicated material handler fork lift drivers.

· Does not have the authority to hire or fire.

Role: Logistics Coordinator
Job Type:
Location: Kansas City,

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