Logistics Coordinator

Maryland Heights, MO US

Posted: 09/28/2018 Job Number: 32229 Pay Rate: 16.00 City:
A logistics company in Maryland Heights is looking for an Import/Export Logistics Coordinator to join their team! This is full-time, temp-to-hire, opportunity that may require occasional overtime as needed. Pay during the temporary period will be between $15.00 - $16.00 per hour, with the potential for an increase to up to $19.00 per hour upon permanent hire, based upon experience and a performance review.  The candidate in this role will be responsible for coordinating the export/import operational activities and working with customers to provide exceptional customer service.    Job Duties:
  • Generate air and ocean bills of lading and supporting export documentation
  • Contact trucking companies to arrange for customer pickup
  • Receive freight in warehouse and perform necessary safety checks
  • Contact air and ocean carriers to book export shipments
  • Arrange for import documentation pickup at the airlines
  • Review transport documents for US Customs
  • Contact outside Customs Brokers to coordinate the timely clearing of import freight 
  • Provide excellent customer service, including keeping customers updated with arrival and flight information, providing quotes on behalf of the sales team, ensuring customer satisfaction, and resolving any complaints or issues
  • Set up and manage customer files and profiles
  • Assist the sales team with correspondence, providing information to prospective customers, and preparing proposals
  • Maintain relationship and consistent correspondence with overseas agents
  • Assist the accounting with miscellaneous needs and collecting on customer accounts
  • Assist in warehouse as needed during busy times
  • Additional duties as assigned 
     
Requirements:
  • 2+ years experience as a logistics coordinator, freight forwarding, or import/export coordinator required 
  • Significant experience with international freight forwarding operations (air and ocean) a must
  • Experience working with international operations in Japan a plus!
  • Proficiency with MS Word and Excel required
  • Ability to complete forklift safety certification and IAC Security Certification upon permanent hire (company will pay for certification) 
  • Availability to work overtime as needed
  • Per the client's request, the ability to pass a pre-employment background check required
 
Please apply online. All qualified candidates will be contacted.
 
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