Salary Range:$40,000.00 - $55,000.00

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Position Responsibilities:
Reporting to the Transportation Director of a newly formed company that was established to be the dedicated truckload & logistics provider for a leading Cabinet manufacturer. They are a premier built-to-order, frameless cabinet manufacturer that is family owned. They operate out of 3 facilities with nearly $100M dollars in annual revenue and 400 employees. With their plans for future growth, they are looking to consolidate their manufacturing and warehousing services into one building providing them a more efficient internal process to better serve their customers. Through utilizing both their line-haul fleet & last mile delivery services they are able to manage their entire operation in-house giving them a unique ability to service their clients down to their every need. They operate 15 trucks throughout their private fleet.
The Transportation Coordinator will be responsible for the company’s primary customer as well as return backhaul loads in order to eliminate dead-head miles. This includes all facets of planning, routing, and scheduling of transportation moves under the direction of the Transportation Director. They will coordinate all day-to-day route design deliverables for internal transportation policies and regulations. They track routes and document/communicate any routing delays to ensure on-time delivery and completely customer satisfaction. The coordinator will be the main point of contact for all incoming vendor or supplier inquiries as well as assist in developing new vendor relationships as directed & complete all carrier packets, rate confirmations, and any legally required paperwork.

Background Required:

  • Transportation Coordination (5 yrs.)
  • Planning & scheduling outbound shipments
  • Load & driver management
  • Booking return loads (backhaul)
  • Rate & pricing negotiation
  • Technology (TMS, WMS, eCourier, proprietary software)
  • Dispatch management
  • Computer literate: Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint, & Outlook
  • Education: High School Diploma or GED equivalent
  • Residence: Indianapolis, IN

Background Preferred (but not required):
  • Driver relations & retention
  • Last mile experience

Other Essential Abilities and Skills:
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Self-starter
  • Promote positive and professional environment
  • High degree of follow-up & follow-through
  • Ability to thrive in fast-paced environment
  • Excellent communication (written and verbal)
If you are interested in this opportunity but you’re not ready to apply, please email the Practice Leader provided below with your questions.

Practice Leader: Josiah DiPaolo
Specialized & Final Mile

330.664.9400, ext.140

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