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Logistics Coordinator - Freight Forwarding in Houston, TX at Frontline Source Group

Date Posted: 2/1/2018

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Logistics Coordinators - Freight Forwarding
Our client, located in the Galleria area of Houston, TX, is in immediate need of multiple Logistics Coordinators - Freight Forwarding for a direct hire opportunity.

Company Profile:
Global freight forwarding company located in the Galleria area
Has been in business for over 30 years
Deals heavily in the chemical industry

Your Role:
Responsible for coordinating export trafficking functions, data entry, and document distribution duties associated with customer export shipments.
Acknowledge export orders from customers and ensure correct order intake into operating systems
Arrange booking for ocean vessels and drayage for export containers and update systems accordingly
Enter shipment information in our operating system as well as the customer's systems
Shipment status tracking and monitoring: continuously monitor the export shipment and report irregularities
Prepare and deliver export documents such as Bill of Lading, Commercial Invoice, Packing List, Certificate of Origin, etc.
Shipment Status Reporting: Review daily monitoring reports, ensure all measurements standards are met and proactively report non-conformances.

Background Profile:
College Degree, preferably in Logistics or equivalent;
At least 2 years of relevant working experience in logistics (freight forwarding. steamship line, or similar).
Ideally good knowledge of ocean export booking and documentation processes
A strong team player, mature, independent, and work well in a fast-paced working environment.
People and customer-oriented with strong interpersonal, communication and writing skills.
Proficient in Microsoft Office & Statistical Analysis and Process Flow.

Features and Benefits:
Strong benefit package including medical, dental, and vision insurance
Strong PTO plan