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  • Southwest Suburbs of Chicago - Lisle, IL
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Logistics and Transportation - Load Planner and Route Coordinator

JobGiraffe recruiting for our client company... • Southwest Suburbs of Chicago - Lisle, IL

Posted 7 days ago

Job Snapshot

Full-Time
$17.00 - $18.00 /Hour
Plus benefits...
Food
Distribution - Shipping, Supply Chain, Transportation
10

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Job Description

JobGiraffe's client, a leading provider of retail food products, has an immediate opening within their Logistics and Transportation Department for a Load Planner and Route Coordinator.

Requirements include:

- One year of logistics, transportation or freight brokerage experience
- Load planning experience
- Knowledge of trailer capacities and FTL (full truck load) and LTL (less than truckload) requirements 
- Knowledge of carrier rates and routes
- Excellent customer service skills
- Intermediate to advanced Word and Excel skills
- Strong computational math skills

Duties include:

- Coordinating the use of various freight carriers to move raw materials and other supplies into and out of company production facilities
- Moving shipments of finished goods to customers from multiple company warehouses
- Obtaining cost information from the various carriers and freight brokers for each planned shipment
- Selecting efficient routes and carriers for shipments
- Maximizing trailer space utilization load by load
- Keeping all shipments within company-approved route and rate specifications
- Resolving rate discrepancies and delivery issues when needed
- Preparing various carrier documentation as needed (invoices, non-disclosures, transportation agreements, etc)
- On-boarding new carriers within the company database as needed
- Overseeing all compliance documentation and carrier safety scores
- Working collaboratively with Customer Service to provide best-in-class service to ALL customers (both external and internal)

The salary starts at $17.00 to $18.00 per hour.

This is a contract position that is currently scheduled to last indefinitely and may eventually offer the opportunity for direct hire by our client.

Benefits will be offered by JobGiraffe during the contract period.

Please submit your resume to JobGiraffe by using the Apply Now feature.

JobGiraffe will screen all resumes submitted based on the requirements listed above, and only those candidates who meet these requirements will be contacted.

Interviews for qualified candidates will begin immediately.


Job Requirements

See above
Job ID: 18-1065-K8
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