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Logistics Coordinator

Company: Givens
Location: Chesapeake
Posted on: August 6, 2022

Job Description:

Givens has operated in the Hampton Roads area for over 50 years as a leader in warehousing, distribution and transportation services. We are currently seeking to grow our Logistics team and looking for a knowledgeable and experienced logistics professional with a proven track record working in truck brokerage. This person would work with existing key accounts as well as develop and grow new business. Excellent interpersonal, analytical, problem-solving, and communication skills are required as you will use them on a daily basis.

Strong negotiation skills with the ability to handle conflict is a must

Negotiating price with shipper and carriers

Managing daily shipments and resolving issues to ensure customers' freight is handled timely

Sell and close new and existing customers to move their freight

Professional communication skills with customers and carriers is a must

Entering shipment data and billing in the transport management system

Working closely with various parties within the organization and the customer to ensure the customers' requirements / billing requirements are met and support the billing process

Help with setting up new carriers nationwide

Coordinating within the department - the account manager, collections department and other parties as necessary

Assisting in other tasks as needed

Ability to multi-task and handle a fast paced environment

Requirements

Experience in logistics, trucking, or truck brokerage

Excellent communication and organizational skills to support fast-paced environment

One year of experience in an office, administrative and customer service responsibilities

Able to lead

Experience with MS Office suite, specifically Excel and TMS is needed with the ability to work with the latest technologies

Proficient computer skills and keyboarding

Basic knowledge of accounting and invoicing

Benefits

Health Care Plan (Medical, Dental and Vision)

Retirement Plan (401k with company match)

Life Insurance (Basic and Voluntary)

Short Term & Long Term Disability

Paid time off

Keywords: Givens, Chesapeake , Logistics Coordinator, Professions , Chesapeake, Virginia

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