Shipment Management Coordinator

US-MI-NOVI
5 days ago
Requisition ID
2017-48197
Category
Logistics/Distribution/Transportation Management
Employment Type
Regular - Full Time (4)
Travel Requirements
0-10%
Position Code
9012

Position Description

Responsibilities for the Shipment Management Coordinator (Coordinator) involve working in a very dynamic environment resolving customer/carrier issues as well as handling shipment exceptions such as updates and expedites in a timely manner. The Coordinator will also be responsible for identifying areas for continual improvement to streamline processes and reduce costs, as well as drive increased systemic solutions. Other responsibilities include cross-training at the account and functional area level, as well as maintaining metrics and tracking exceptions. As client support is provided by Ryder 24x7, the Coordinator may also be required to support the client after-hours such as nights, weekends, and/or holidays via cell phone rotation and remote equipment or via in-office tools and phones.

 

Qualifications:

*Logistics/Supply Chain experience preferred
*Proficient with MS Excel & Outlook
*Excellent Customer Service Skills
*Bachelor’s Degree Preferred
*Entry Level

Requirements

  • High school diploma/equivalent or 1 year work experience or accredited internship/cooperative experience required
  • Intermediate level skills with MS Excel such as freezing/unfreezing panes, hiding/un-hiding data, setting print titles & page breaks, linking workbooks, creating external links, re-directing links, customizing toolbars & menus, protecting a worksheet, filtering options, and chart formatting options
  • Intermediate level skills with MS Word such as including styles, mail merge, tabs, tables, columns and breaks, graphics, fields, headers and footers, working with margins, page orientation, and spelling/grammar

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • 1 year experience working with customers or carriers preferred
  • Bachelor's degree in Transportation, Logistics, or Business Administration preferred
  • Candidate must possess excellent communications skills, both written and verbal, and have a strong professional presence
  • Knowledge and understanding of the basic requirements for freight movement (truckload, LTL, air, small parcel) is required
  • Experience using analytical and judgment skills to solve problems

Responsibilities

  • Heavy customer/carrier interaction and communication daily via phone and/or email
  • Provide carrier compliance, root cause analysis, and EDI problem resolution
  • Provide decision support for exception management during after hours via page as needed Facilitate non-typical or specialized customer requests
  • Route and tender shipments using enabling technologies and business processes to insure maximum value to customers and Ryder, as required
  • Provide assistance to new hires in training and on-going operational activities
  • Utilize methods and procedures to achieve process compliance and organization goals
  • Support and maintain standard customer and operational reporting
  • Provide feedback and recommendations to drive continuous improvement at account and operational level
  • Maintain high level of customer service to both internal and external customers
  • Provide data interpretation and cleansing as required
  • Provide support for customer Track & Trace/POD inquiries
  • Resolve and track customer complaints and issues
  • Enter shipment/load information from customers into SMS operating systems as needed
  • Perform other related duties as assigned by Management
  • Monitor loads for exception and manage exceptions to closure
  • Work cross-functionally between departments (customer service, planning and execution) Training of carriers/customers on use of Ryder web tools

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