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Freight Coordinator

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Cincinnati, OH

Freight Coordinator

8600

Job Description

Summary
Freight coordinator & Broker role will communicate with a client on daily basis, ensuring all client needs are met for international, truckload and LTL services. Reporting all exceptions to clients in a proactive mindset and environment. Broker functions will be a cross trained role while the coordinator is trained as a freight broker to book truckloads and allow maximum client satisfaction with a highly trained and executable coordinator as their go to support person.
Duties & Responsibilities:
" Coordinate international shipments on behalf of one dedicated client and/or new accounts requiring such services
" Booking trucking and LTL freight on behalf of clients
" Tracking and tracing of international shipments, truckload and LTL shipments.
" Supply daily freight status updates to sales, clients and internally as needed
" Coordinate driver communications via text messaging, e-mail and over the phone.
" Research transportation vendors as needed to VET new carriers or providers
" Maintain current filing for carrier licensing, insurance certificates & DOT compliance.
" Direct client interfacing via email, phone and/or texting as needed proficiently.
o ( Must be comfortable with clients and supply recommendations based on needs )
" Visit client sites in OHIO as needed or requested by the customer to support client relations and insuring we understand the clients operational needs.
" Maintaining the correct SOW and recommending processes for clients

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
" High school diploma or equivalent, some college preferred, or the equivalent combination of education and experience.
" 3-5 years of continuous experience booking truckloads, international shipments and LTL freight.
" Adapt to working in an environment that requires 360-degree communication.
" Comfortable supplying feedback and process improvement ideas to the management team and customers
" Flexible to work overtime on short notice as customer needs permit
" Detail oriented.
" Willing to grow with the organization.
" Intermediate to Proficient in Microsoft Office programs.
" Ability to multitask and displays the ability to recognize, analyze, and solve problems.
" Strong oral and written communications skills.
" Knowledge of grammar, spelling, and punctuation to type from draft copy, review and edit reports, and correspondence

 Pay Rate $27/hr.

 


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