Logistics Coordinator

  • location: Suffolk, VA
  • type: Permanent
  • salary: $33,000 - $35,000 per year
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Logistics Coordinator

Are you seeking a new career opportunity? Randstad Chesapeake is seeking a qualified candidate for a client in the Suffolk area, this is a position combining office & desk work with warehousing supervision. Coordinating and supervising shipping and receiving in a small factory with a traffic of 3-6 trucks per day. Keeping inventories and storage up to date, coordinating with loaders and drivers and other departments to ensure smooth logistics operations.

Request and negotiate quotations to transport brokers. Distribute that information internally in a timely manner.
Coordinate import/export drayage shipments with our Customs brokers.
Supervise inbound received goods. Verify quantities and products match shipping records. Input reception of goods in the system (ERP entry).
Prepare and schedule loadings of finished goods, based on the request of sales department and available stock.
Transmit the necessary information to loaders (morning daily meeting) and other departments to ensure loadings are done correctly and on time.
Receive, communicate and give instructions to truck drivers (0-6 per day).
Prepare shipping documents, supervise loading and instruct drivers for delivery and destination.
Ensure trucks are shipped in a satisfactory manner, product without damages and load complies with DOT regulations and weight restrictions.
Provide shipment information and documents to sales department or clients including but not limited to: BOL, invoices, certificates, BOL instructions/drafts/confirmation, truck/vessel info.
Keep detailed logs with shipment & loading information.
Follow-up shipments arrival to destination and resolve possible complaints from clients related to Logistics.
Periodically checking the condition of the warehouse and storage to ensure goods are organized and tidy.
Conduct weekly, monthly and annual inventories. Calculate and analyze discrepancies between physical stock and the system records. Prepare and share spreadsheets of inventories.
Maintaining import, domestic and export shipments in an excel sheets (tracking) and KPI??s sheet report
Prepare accurate reports for upper management
Close orders and input data charges into ERP system

Working hours: 7:00 AM - 5:00 PM

- Perform other related duties, special projects or assignments as required.
- Enter numerical data into databases in a timely and accurate manner scanning documentation and enter them into the database.
- Process documents, track shipments, manage inventories, create delivery schedules and perform data entry.
- Outline the appropriate processes and procedures necessary to fulfill and complete inquiries and duties.
- Assist with Logistics Director the duties, file organization, actual vs. planned reports and research/development.
- Effectively communicate with all departments as required.

High School


High School diploma or equivalent.
Relevant experience in a similar position including dispatching/shipping/inventories.
Proficiency using e-mail, spreadsheets (Excel), composing (Word) and web browsing.
Excellent e-mail and telephone etiquette.
Good arithmetic abilities.

Spanish a plus but successful candidate need not be bilingual
Higher education related to administration or logistics.
Time management and multitasking.

If you are interested in a new career opportunity with an established company with over 20 years in their field who is growing and looking to add to their team, this is the career for you. Please apply to this posting with a copy of your resume attached or you can email your resume directly to john.castiglioni@randstadusa.com

Randstad is a world leader in matching great people with great companies. Our experienced agents will listen carefully to your employment needs and then work diligently to match your skills and qualifications to the right job and company. Whether you're looking for temporary, temporary-to-permanent or permanent opportunities, no one works harder for you than Randstad. EEO Employer: Race, Religion, Color, National Origin, Citizenship, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, Age, Disability, Ancestry, Veteran Status, Genetic Information, Service in the Uniformed Services or any other classification protected by law.
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    Logistics Coordinator

  • location: Suffolk, VA
  • job type: Permanent
  • salary: $33,000 - $35,000 per year
  • date posted: 8/20/2019