Logistics Specialist

  • location: Diamond Bar, CA
  • type: Permanent
  • salary: $65,000 - $80,000 per year
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job description

Logistics Specialist

Logistics specialist position are responsible for communication with S-Lines / Freight Forwarders, efficiency and the resolution of transportation issues.

Responsibilities:
Assist logistics director to negotiate with carriers directly to ensure the most competitive rates secured for regular routine shipments, obtain as many pre-granted destinations free time as possible, and maintain all related files updated in the Cloud.
Generate monthly / fortnightly Rate Sheets in detail and maintain rates updated in the M8 Freight Management.
Assist logistics director to select suitable carriers to meet our shipping requirements and needs (whether is under normal or unexpected service interruption) by frequently having meetings and/or sending guidance via E-mails to Booking staff.
Execute booking strategy to maintain cost control (saving), space & prevent possible problem.
Assist logistics director to negotiate rates and/or terms with carriers on some non-routine shipments
Assist logistics director to negotiate on non-routine charges with carriers including but not limited to USA Per-diem Charges; USA Demurrage Charges; Rolled Fees etc. ??..
Review and improve existing projects, including but not limited to Street Turn, Haulage, Transloading, and new projects such as Chassis, Better use of Rail, Mexico inlands, Barge/ Feeder operations, opening up middle America options etc..
Other duties as assigned

Working hours: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Skills:
experience working directly with steamship lines.
Ability to work will in a fast-paced environment
Be detail oriented, organized and accurate
Great record keeping abilities and a customer-oriented approach.
Exceptional organizational, planning, problem-solving, negotiation and communication skills (verbal and written) are a must.
Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Power Point, especially Excel)

Qualifications:
Bachelor??s degree in business, science, logistics supply chain management, or related field
Minimum of 5 years?? experience working in logistics, or account management with a beneficial cargo owner, freight forwarder or international shipping company

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