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JOB FILLED - Transportation Coordinator (Tucson, Arizona or Remote)

Job Description: 
The Transportation Coordinator is quick-thinking, flexible, and able to juggle multiple and diverse responsibilities with a strong emphasis on organization and effective communication skills. This is a demanding and fast paced position requiring a proactive and positive thinker who is able to exercise good judgment, customer service and initiative in a team setting.
Coordinates bookings, works with other transportation and sales staff to provide product transportation services related to customer order fulfillment. Tracks and logs loadings/deliveries and proactively advises on any delays or issues. Supports LTL operations and truck claims.
Responsibilities (including but not limited to the following)
  • Monitors loads confirmed, provides updates and proactively communicates any OTD issues.
  • Develops and maintains vendors relationships and supports contract development and terms.
  • Coordinates day-to-day route scheduling, with vendors to meet product transport requirements.
  • Facilitates route optimization, scheduling, and program changes as necessary to meet the client needs.
  • Serves as a point of contact for employees and vendors, responding to transportation related inquires, suggestions, and complaints in a prompt, responsive, and professional manner.
  • Provides timely and friendly customer service options.
  • Frequent working of extended days and/or weekends to support transportation duties.
  • Ability to work a rotating evening and weekend shift schedule.
  • Ability to work a be on-call, work extended days and holidays.
  • Working knowledge of produce transportation industry services.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Strong interpersonal, customer service and positive teamwork skills.
  • Proficient organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Excellent time management skills with a proven ability to meet deadlines.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to work through conflict and effectively address issues.
  • Ability to adapt and function effectively in a high-paced and at times stressful environment.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite or related software.
  • Working knowledge of transportation management systems.
  • Working knowledge of scheduling appointments and problem-solving customer PO numbers with customers on their websites.
  • Ability to regularly work extended days and/or weekends to support transportation duties.
Education / Experience / Certifications
  • Working experience in fresh produce transportation industry services (highly preferred).
  • BA in logistics, transportation, supply chain management, or equivalent degree from an accredited institution, in a related field or equivalent years of experience (highly preferred).
  • 4+ years of experience in transportation operations (required).
Physical Requirements and Working Environment
  • Prolonged periods of sitting at a desk, speaking on the phone, and working on a computer.
Salary Description
$65,000 - $75,000


$65,000 - $75,000
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