Job Description

Logistics Coordinator

Corsicana, TX

Diversified Sourcing Solutions is looking for a Logistics Coordinator for a manufacturing facility in Corsicana, Texas.  

Hours:                   Monday – Friday 8:00 am – 5:00 pm

Job Description:

  • Maintain company cost and service standards within control of position
  • Review production schedules for any delivery conflicts before releasing loads to carriers
  • Identify and prioritize freight cost savings opportunities
  • Assign loads to appropriate carrier based on cost, service, and availability
    • Load assignment via the TMS
    • Update changes in TMS
  • Provide assigned carrier with any special load information
  • Inform plants of carrier assignments
  • Communicate with plants regarding any transportation issues and vice versa
  • Monitor deliveries
    • Contact customers to report any delays
    • Reschedule deliveries as needed by working with customers and other departments
    • Negotiate additional charges when applicable
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications - Required Skills/Knowledge:

  • 5+ years’ experience in transportation related position
  • Associates or higher degree in related field a plus
  • Knowledge of transportation and basic DOT rules with strong understanding of driver HOS
  • Ability to multi-task and remain calm in fast paced work environment with deadlines and monitored standards
  • Effective and appropriate communication skills with both internal and external customers as well as service providers
  • Ability to follow both documented and verbal procedures
  • Ability to maintain records and be detail oriented
  • Flexible work schedule to accommodate increased workload during busy seasons (6 – 8 various weeks per year) 
  • Computer experience
    • Microsoft Excel
    • Microsoft Outlook
    • Ability to learn new software; specifically TMS and ERP

If you meet the qualifications of this position, please apply today. www.mydssjobs.com

Diversified Sourcing Solutions is a national search firm that places top candidates with our top customers. We are an EEO Employer: Race, Color, Religion, National Origin, Sex, Disability, Age or any other classification protected by law.

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