Transportation Coordinator
Agility Logistics - Houston, TX

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Job Description:
The Transportation Coordinator is responsible for
supporting the Transportation Manager with costing and
routing. This individual will support the Area with area
bids, local rates, and spot market pricing. In addition,
the Transportation Coordinator may be called upon to
ensure that the Gateway is maximizing revenue and
profit.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Exercises discretion and independent judgment to
book space with carriers
  • Responsible for analyzing traffic patterns
  • Responsible for assisting with establishing the
routing guide
  • Responsible for supporting all routing decisions
  • Responsible for clear communication to business
units
  • Responsible for monitoring traffic flows
  • Responsible for negotiating on a daily basis with
air and ocean carriers for contract and spot pricing
  • Supports and helps develop Area sales products
  • Responsible for assisting with forecasting based on
monthly, weekly, and daily production
  • Performs other duties as assigned by management
QUALIFICATIONS
  • 4+ years of experience in international forwarding
required
  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience preferred
  • Air and Ocean product knowledge and background
required
  • Experience with area bids, set consolidation, and
spot market pricing required
  • Experience with gateway consolidations highly
preferred
  • Expert knowledge with rates and quoting required
DESIRED ATTRIBUTES
  • Ability to understand bottom line profits and make
suggestions where needed
  • Excellent analytical abilities
  • Excellent negotiation skills
  • Ability to effectively communicate to all levels of
employees
  • Ability to thrive under pressure
  • Polished verbal and written communication skills
LANGUAGE SKILLS
English is the principal language for this position.
This position requires good written and verbal
communication skills and the ability to communicate
effectively in a diverse multicultural environment.
COMPUTER SKILLS
Proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office, Excel,
PowerPoint, and other technical software is required.
Req. Code : 3289
Division/Department : GIL Project Logistics US

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