Transportation Coordinator Job Description
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The Transportation Coordinator entails analyzing the most cost-effective inland moves utilizing the most reliable resources at its disposal. To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.
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The Transportation Coordinator is responsible for resolving customer/carrier issues as well as handling shipment exceptions such as updates and expedites promptly. Identifies areas for continual improvement to streamline processes and reduce costs, as well as drive increased systemic solutions. Other responsibilities include cross-training at the account and functional area level, as well as maintaining metrics and tracking exceptions.
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As a Transportation Coordinator, you will be involved in the timely scheduling and tendering of outbound freight by customer delivery demands, corporate sales targets, and product supply availability. The Transportation Coordinator is responsible for the selection and management of “least cost” carriers on outbound loads, and scheduling and tracking outbound/inbound loads to ensure on-time delivery.
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Transportation Coordinator’s responsibility is to develop professional relationships with our regional vendors and to use reporting tools to set forth our delivery partners up for success. The coordinator is the first to know when something is going wrong in the assigned regional delivery network and knows when to escalate service problems.
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The main purpose of the Transportation Coordinator position is the continuous management and support of a fleet of professional drivers during the night and weekend operations. The Transportation Coordinator ensures that drivers have the knowledge and skills to safely, efficiently, and effectively provide industry-leading service to our customers while building relationships with drivers to promote career growth and longevity.
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In the Transportation Coordinator role, you will be responsible for the day-to-day scheduling of shipments, negotiating rates with 3rd party carriers, verifying drivers’ logs, and checking shipments for accuracy, and problem resolution. You will be Customer Curious as you work closely with your leader to ensure that the business and customer needs have been met through efficient shipping operations for optimal service to all areas of the business.
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The Transportation Coordinator coordinates and directs programs and services relating to regular and special education school bus transportation services and provides administrative support in the Business Office. Oversight of the district’s facility rentals program.
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The Transportation Coordinator coordinates the transportation of our products, providing secure, safe, and reliable transportation.
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The Transportation Coordinator is responsible for scheduling pickup and delivery appointment times for all transportation flows across the US network. This includes excellent interpersonal communication between departmental colleagues, customers, and transportation service providers. Telephone, e-mail, and internet-based software tools are utilized to coordinate appointments, appointment changes, and status updates. In addition, internal and external reporting using MS Word and MS Excel related to transportation planning and transportation execution performance is conducted periodically. This position requires regular communication and collaboration with departmental colleagues to achieve departmental objectives.
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Frequently asked questions
What does a transportation coordinator do?
A transportation coordinator is responsible for planning, organizing, and managing the logistics of transportation for goods, people, or materials. This can involve coordinating transportation services, managing transportation schedules, ensuring compliance with transportation regulations and laws, and resolving any transportation-related issues or concerns that may arise.
The specific duties of a transportation coordinator may vary depending on the industry and the type of transportation being managed. For example, a transportation coordinator in the airline industry may be responsible for coordinating flight schedules and managing ground transportation for passengers, while a transportation coordinator in the shipping industry may be responsible for coordinating the delivery of goods and managing the distribution network.
What are the skills of a transportation coordinator?
Some of the key skills required for a transportation coordinator include:
Communication: Transportation coordinators must be able to effectively communicate with drivers, carriers, clients, and other stakeholders involved in the transportation process.
Problem-solving: Transportation coordinators must be able to quickly identify and resolve any issues or challenges that arise during the transportation process.
Organizational skills: Transportation coordinators must be highly organized and able to manage multiple tasks and schedules simultaneously.
Attention to detail: Transportation coordinators must have strong attention to detail and be able to ensure that all transportation-related tasks are completed accurately and on time.
Knowledge of transportation regulations: Transportation coordinators must have a solid understanding of transportation regulations and laws to ensure that all transportation activities are compliant.