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Logistics Coordinator

Summary of essential job functions

• Booking & scheduling all shipments within the assigned Account Executive / team.

• Understand metrics that lead to team profitability including call center statistics, revenue & net revenue, variance to target, variance to max, load counts, etc.

• Direct communication with the Account Executives and Leadership team.

• Identify and solve capacity shortfalls within the team.

• Demonstrate thorough knowledge and understanding of various systems, technology, and tools to locate and secure various equipment types for customer shipments.

• Assign carriers to move shipments based on shipment information.

• Profitability: Choose carriers based on service levels and profitability targets.

• Negotiate carrier rates (under targets).

• Ensure all loads are covered that are expected to ship each day.

• Assist with the training and development of all new logistics coordinators and AET’s through shadowing, best practice sharing, and technical support

• Maintain productive working relationships with customer representatives, motor carriers, and PLS employees

• Monitor carrier performance and report carrier failures

• Other duties as required by business needs or as assigned.

Minimum Requirements

• Intermediate skill level with Microsoft Outlook, Word and Excel

• Ability to work flexible schedule

• Must exhibit the ability to work in a collaborative team environment

•Ability to multi-task and understand how to prioritize workload in order of importance.

Minimum Qualifications

• Associate degree or equivalent from two-year college or technical school; or six months to one-year related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience preferred.