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Logistics Coordinator

Location: Madison
Posted on: June 22, 2022

Job Description:

Logistics Coordinator- Competitive Salary - Madison, MSThe RoleDo you possess an associate degree in business, supply chain management or similar field? Do you have a minimum of 2+ years' experience in logistics management? If so, we have an exciting new challenge for you.We are leading providers of total right-of-way access solutions, looking to appoint a Logistics Coordinator to be responsible for the daily activity of shipping and receiving timber mats and equipment. You will be responsible for promptly resolving distribution issues. Providing quotes, pick-up, and delivery of freight for purchase orders. Ensure a cost effective supply of trucking contractors. Monitor freight movement, communication with drivers, and all other aspects of dispatching.Key Responsibilities:The key responsibilities of a Logistics Coordinator include, but are not limited to:

  • Logistics point of contact for NEW SOUTH.
  • Responsible for freight provider procurement activities in new and established areas of service, including (but not limited to): vendor
  • Identification, vendor qualification, price / rate negotiations, ensuring lowest cost provider is used on a lane-by-lane level.
  • Coordinating transportation providers to ensure prompt and proper movement of timber mats and equipment.
  • Requests and reviews purchase orders and quotes to ensure accuracy.
  • Making special shipping arrangements as necessary.
  • Tracking and fixing shipping errors.
  • Managing logistics budgets.
  • Ensuring that the quality of all services provided meets the required standards.
  • Developing processes that make the distribution of mats and equipment more efficient and organized.
  • Communicate with subcontractors to achieve profitable deals and mutual satisfaction.
  • Recruit and coordinate subcontractors according to availabilities and requirements.
  • Managing daily KPIs and reporting those out to stakeholders involved.The CompanyNew South is one of North America's leading providers of right-of-way access solutions. From pipelines to power lines to civil projects, we offer unmatched expertise in total access planning, clearing, site work and restoration services. When customers choose New South as their access company, they're also choosing YAK ACCESS North America's largest supplier of access mats and products for building temporary or permanent roads-which means they can be as confident in their materials as they are in their project plan.At YAK and our business units, we bring operational excellence regardless of industry or location. Our culture is as top notch as our service and our employees work together like a family. We have been ranked 2nd by our employees as one of the Best Places to Work in Mississippi in the Mega-Large Division for the last three years in a row. The PersonThe key skills and qualities of a Logistics Coordinator:
    • Outstanding organizational and coordination abilities.
    • Quick critical thinking and problem-solving abilities.
    • Excellent customer service skills.
    • Good collaboration and team work abilities.
    • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment.
    • Ability to use computers, software and other technology for inventory and communication purposes.If you are keen on joining this exciting, forward thinking company and taking the next step in your career, then please click the apply now button to find out more.

Keywords: YAK ACCESS, Jackson , Logistics Coordinator, Professions , Madison, Mississippi

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