Logistics Planner
IL2000
Virginia Beach, VA
Posted ago
IL2000

Our growing Logistics management firm is looking for a high-energy, detail-oriented, full-time Logistics Planner. This person is responsible for providing ongoing operational support to clients while setting up freight shipments.

They should possess exceptional attention to detail and accuracy and be able to work in a fast-paced environment.

This high-energy, detail-oriented, professional will be responsible for the management for shipping activity by performing the a variety of responsibilities with confidence.

Responsibilities

  • Coordinate shipments and verify suitability and capacity: special shipping requirements, weight, size, product readiness, appointments etc. 
  • Provide rate quotes for volume/spot/air shipments etc. 
  • Leverage carrier relationships to influence capacity awards during tight markets 
  • Audit load information to ensure all the shipment details are correct  
  • Address client inquiries in a timely fashion 
  • Prepare and process all required shipping documentation 
  • Track and trace shipments to ensure on-time delivery 
  • Troubleshoot shipment failures and find alternate solutions, engage client and provide timely updates 
  • Leverage knowledge of modes, rates, lanes, NMFC etc. to optimize client shipments 
  • Complete internal and client projects as required 
  • Other administrative duties as required 


Qualifications

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills 
  • Commitment to working in a team environment with an emphasis on collaboration  
  • Strong ability to prioritize work streams effectively under deadline, with timely execution and resolution of action items 
  • Associate’s Degree 
  • Familiar with rating and pricing schemes for all transportation modes, including the mechanics of LTL class-rate tariffs, small parcel zone-based tariffs, and TL mileage-based tariffs, and accessorial charges (A PLUS!!)
  • 2 years in Logistics preferred (WILL TRAIN HIGHLY MOTIVATED CANDIDATE)
  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Applications 


Compensation
$16.00-$18.00 per hour
About IL2000

You may understand what I mean when I say there's nothing more rewarding, more exhilarating or more motivating than being on a winning team. A team that knows how to do things right, how to make things better and how to keep winning over and over again.

There's never been a better time to be a part of our fast-growing logistics management firm. And it is thanks to our team of successful employees who possess intellectual curiosity, high energy, a competitive spirit and a clear focus on providing excellent customer service.

Employees look at their assignments as missions, not jobs, and are constantly raising the bar for an even higher standard of measuring their success.

IL2000 is a fun place to work as well – because we celebrate our achievements and acknowledge individuals who make exceptional contributions to our goals of constantly improving, resolving problems and truly caring about clients. Not just anyone can be part of our outstanding team.

- Kraig Cesar, President and CEO

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