Posted 7 days ago

Logistics Coordinator

Company: Systematics
Category: Transportation & Logistics

 Itasca

Type: Full Time
To apply, text ‘APPLYLC’ to 630-703-0546
Systematics is a family-owned and operated small business in Itasca, IL. We design and produce retail marketing solutions such as point-of-purchase displays, signage, fixtures, kiosks, etc. Our expertise in innovation and providing full service custom fabrication and printing resources to the point of purchase trade, allows our clients to bring more success to their organizations! We have equipment and machinery to manufacture a variety of items from simple plaques or trophies to complex multi-material retail displays. Our knowledge, experience, and expertise, while focused on the POP trade, apply to a wider range of fabrication needs. If you are looking for an position which provides personal and professional growth, learning opportunities, and high-energy, then check out the LOGISTICS COORDINATOR position!
The LOGISTICS COORDINATOR is responsible for scheduling and monitoring all shipments. This role entails tracking shipments to ensure they are delivered safely to the clients in a timely manner. In addition, the LOGISTICS COORDINATOR will collaborates with various departments to communicate and receive scheduling information.
This hours for this position are Monday – Friday, 8:00 am – 5:00 pm, or until the last shipment has left the facility. Based on business need, there will be times when additional hours may be needed to work.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
Arrange freight and parcel shipments daily
Make parcel shipment labels using FedEx and UPS ship managers
Monitor shipments, costs, & timelines
Preparing invoices for completed job orders
Track shipments and resolve shipment errors
Coordinating with transportation providers to ensure prompt shipments
Keep detailed records of shipment details, such as weights and dimensions
Negotiate and seek cost-effective and reliable options for freight
Process freight/ parcel claims when issues with delivery arise
Communicate shipping details to customers and Sales department
EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE
High school diploma/ GED required
Previous customer service experience
1-2 years of logistics experience highly preferred
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES
Efficient verbal, written, & interpersonal communication skills
Strong time management
Quick critical thinking & problem-solving
Teamwork
Organized & detail orientated
Proficient in Microsoft Excel and Word
Managing priorities/ deadlines
Ability to work in fast-paced environment meeting tight deadlines
WORK ENVIRONMENT
The work environment is typically fast paced and requires you to multi-task with minimal supervision. To ensure all duties and tasks are completed by the end of the working day, it is essential to prioritize work that must be done on a timely matter. This position is in a warehouse setting.