Transportation Coordinator

Contractual | 12 months |
Crete, NE, Nebraska, USA
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Currently, we are looking for talented resources for one of our listed clients. If interested please reply to me with your updated resume or feel free to reach out to me for more details at (949) 966-2121

Title: Transportation Coordinator
Location: Crete - Factory, NE
Duration: 12 months

Description:   

  • This position involves timely scheduling and tendering of outbound freight in accordance with customer delivery demands, corporate sales targets, and product supply availability.
  • Responsibilities will include working with NPPC corporate supply chain representatives, 3rd party carriers, NPPC Distribution centers, sister NPPC production plants, and customer distribution centers to ensure NPPC products are delivered to meet customer demand.
  • Responsible for the selection and management of “least cost” carriers on outbound loads.
  • Responsible for scheduling and tracking outbound/inbound loads to ensure On-Time delivery.
  • Responsible for capturing and documenting appropriate reason codes on customers’ delivery information.
  • Assist Transportation Manager with on-time reporting, and other reporting functions as assigned.

Responsibilities:

  • Process customer orders, which includes screening for product availability utilizing SAP and SAP TM.
  • Maintain a high degree of cross-functional communication across all areas of NPPC Supply Chain / Logistics.
  • Procure & Secure carriers on delivered loads & facilitate pickup appointments for customer-managed loads.
  • Monitor open orders & execute rescheduled needs for delivery & customer pick-ups.
  • • Manage trailer availability and facility drop counts to ensure timely loading & consistent equipment supply.
  • Process customer returns and donation orders.
  • Collaborate closely with warehouse peer group and leadership to ensure loading plans are achievable.
  • Review product availability daily, investigate shortages, and seek improvements that support order fill.
  • Execute & help solicit carrier capacity commitments & measure performance.

Other Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Contact carrier to obtain the status of load-tendered (order Tracking)
  • Monitoring shipments via provided systems for on-time pick-up, in-transit, and delivery completion.
  • Tendering loads to carriers while ensuring automated or manual routing guide assignments are executed.
  • Assists other TRs with their assignments to ensure business needs are met each day.
  • Notify appropriate groups of any product supply issues, and work with ORM and the Operations Planning group to resolve product-related issues to ensure maximum customer satisfaction.
  • Participate in customer promotion or supplementary ordering & ensure carrier capacity needs are met.
  • Assist with Appointment Scheduling or carrier scheduling as needed. Update the TMS/SAP/WMS as needed.
  • Consolidate customer orders into full truckloads when necessary (order grouping).
  • Review & process carrier accessorial charges.
  • Assist local transport team with internal training needs/knowledge transfer/team building needs.

Basic Qualifications (Minimum):
Education: 

  • High School Diploma

Experience (Years/Type): 

  • 2+ years in Customer Service in a manufacturing or transportation environment.

Skills: 

  • Multi-tasking
  • Ability to work fluently in Web-based Systems: SAP, Microsoft Excel, etc.

About us:
At our organization, we take our mission and values to heart! We are on a mission to offer more and better jobs all over the world! Our goal is to care for you while you care for our clients and get you paid the highest pay possible. All our associates working with us are expected to embrace our RACE values: R - Results Matter, A- Approachable, C - Care, and E - Emergency i.e. work with a sense of urgency.

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