Multi-million dollar company whom specializes in dollar store items and is located near O'Hare Airport has a rare opening in the Traffic Department for a Traffic Coordinator
General Purpose of Job: Directs and coordinates traffic activities of warehouse, routing of out-going freight and verification and re-shipment of incoming freight by performing following duties:
Routing and scheduling shipment by air, rail, or truck; and billings from tariff and classification manuals.
Develops methods and procedures for transportation of other materials to processing and production areas and transportation of commodities from department to customer's warehouses, or other storage facilities.
Determines most efficient and economical routing and mode of transportation. Negotiates rates and classifications of trucking companies to meet budgetary standards.
Directs scheduling of shipments and notifies concerned department or customers of arrival dates. Schedules shipments to ensure compliance with inter-state and intra-state, federal and international laws and regulations and company policies.
Reviews documents to ensure that signet classification and tariffs are in accordance with mode of transportation and destination of shipment. Reviews all freight bills for accuracy and compliance.
Coordinates and communicates shipments with the managers from shipping, receiving, credit department, customer service, accounting, and with warehouse personnel.
High school diploma.
2-3 years experience in Traffic coordination. Only those with experience will be considered for the position. Do not inquire unless you have warehouse traffic experience.
Must have computer skills that include Word, Excel, Outlook, and able to adapt to new systems quickly and effectively.
Must be able to sit for long periods of time.
Paid vacation, sick and personal days
Do not call. Phone calls will not be returned.