Transportation Coordinator
CSM Bakery - Atlanta, GA

Transportation Coordinator 11am - 8pm shift

Job Description
Job Responsibilities:

  • HOURS : 11:00am - 8:00pm
  • Responsible for managing logistics associated with all inbound and outbound freight for assigned locations.
  • Utilize Transportation Management System to process, tender loads to carriers.
  • Schedule deliveries for customer’s orders.
  • Develop and maintain professional carrier, customer relationships.
  • Coordinate all transportation movements according to the strategic logistics plan.
  • Negotiate spot rates with carriers.
  • Manage/track and report freight deliveries.
  • Resolve over, short and damage shipping issues.
  • Proactive problem resolution.
  • Responsible for Late truck/Possible late truck reporting as assigned.
  • Re-schedule delivery appointments on late trucks. Communicate with warehouse destination to obtain delivery appointments.
  • Manage carrier performance.
  • Maintain communication with freight companies, customer service and warehouses to ensure on time shipping schedule.
  • Maintain master list of approved freight companies, asset based carriers, brokers and their SCAC codes.
  • Rotating weekend BP Transportation coverage.
  • Other duties or projects as requested.

Required Skills
Skills/Work Experience:

  • 3-5 years current transportation dispatch experience with multi temp loads in a shipper environment
  • Transportation Management Systems
  • Excellent MS-Office computer skills
  • Skilled problem resolution attributes
  • Solid customers service experience
  • Experience in freight coordination outbound and/or inbound.
  • Excellent time management skills.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Strong planning and organizational skills.
  • Computer literate, knowledge of Microsoft Office programs and TMS applications.
  • Able to work independently yet efficiently and proactively.
  • Excellent problem solving and analytical skills.
  • Understanding of the supply chain process.
  • Ability to complete short and long term projects and deal with multiple tasks and prioritize.
  • Support Safety, Quality, and Food Safety policies.
  • Support, and comply with all quality management systems, continuous improvement programs, food safety, employee safety, preventative maintenance programs and legality.

Required Experience
Education: BA/BS
Years of Experience: 3-5 years transportation and dispatch operations. Knowledge of business office operations, supply chain operations.
Job Location
Tucker, Georgia, United States
Position Type
Full-Time/Regular


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