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International Logistics Coordinator in Nashville at Vaco

Date Posted: 9/11/2018

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Job Description


Our Client is searching for an International Logistics Coordinator to help support their Operations Team in managing inbound and outbound shipments across the globe. You will work on an array of projects and products across all of our brands including seasonal, automotive and houseware goods. Working with the Cross Functional Teams, you will aid in open order fulfillment, warehouse resource planning, and be wired to some of the Top Retailers.

Responsibilities:
  • Supervising shipment booking activities (e.g. freight forwarded booking system, 3rd Party Warehouse and Consolidation partners, etc.) and scheduling domestic and international shipments delivery. Managing customer logistic portal to ensure timely delivery.
  • Monitoring shipping status of containers (via sea / truck / rail / air) and reporting out shipment status to Warehouse, Sales and Operations.
  • Collecting and preparing all shipping documents (e.g. commercial invoice, packing list, certificate of origin, etc. and managing shipping document submissions to customers for customs clearance purposes.
  • Providing factories and Warehouse the appropriate markings for inner cartons, master cartons and pallets. This includes ordering labels from third party.
  • Obtaining quotes for domestic transportation. Assisting Controller in evaluating pricing, shipping cost and locations.
  • Reviewing and relaying customer logistics requirements to internal teams
  • Managing freight forwarder contract terms and daily communication
  • Maintaining monthly and quarterly rates to update quote forms and margin sheets
  • Collecting shipment routes from various carriers to determine accurate transit time
  • Identifying, verifying and maintaining a database of Harmonized Tariff Schedule and Duty Rate. Managing duty and VAT payments to Freight Forwarder.
  • Optimizing and evaluating pallet position and configuration.
  • Requesting and administering container inspection reports. Working with Warehouse Receiving to verify container information and security.
  • Analyzing the loading plans for container utilization and assisting with the Freight Cost Analysis.


Qualifications
  • Must have 5+ years of experience in Logistics, Transportation or Supply Chain Management
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills; must be able to present to small groups of people (verbally and written)
  • Must have Excel and PowerPoint skills
  • International logistics experience a must-have


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