Perishable Logistics Coordinator

  • Location
    Miami, Florida
  • Job type
    Direct Hire
  • Category
    Office, Clerical & Administrative - Administrative Assistant

Position Summary.
Responsible for export logistics and transportation operations, analysis, evaluation and control of information, including but not limited to:
Ocean Freight, Customs Process , Inventory and Warehouse Consolidation Operations. Ensure there is effective communication with the Sales, Accounting and Back Office, Transport Companies among others.
This position must stay informed on the relevant customs regulations as well as with Transportation rules and regulations, management of perishable fresh/frozen products (Logistic Food industry expertise. Highly desired ( Meat, poultry, pork) and management of refrigerated equipment. The incumbent must acquire knowledge and expertise around safety and control on the logistic process and policies, procedures and practices of the company. He/She reports to the Director of Logistics andTransportation.

Ocean Freight coordination/negotiation. Provided support on freight negotiations to the Director of Logistics and transportation. Responsible for keeping rates and service providers cost updated. Coordinate Freight Orders (FO), bookings, perform all scheduling activities and verify pick up location. Responsibilities include but are not limited to: Reorganize shipping schedules to consolidate loads, maximize vehicle usage, or limit the movement of empty vehicles or containers. Estimate, solicit and coordinate adequate levels of transport reserves to meet expected volumes. Collaborate to identifying logistics areas for process improvement and cost savings; Support, as requested by leader, the preparation of cost analysis orother reports. Responsible for on time pickup and delivery of all export ocean shipments. Coordinate load pick up and confirmation activities and troubleshooting. Responsibilities include but are not limited to: Interpret data on logistics elements, such as availability, maintainability, budget logistic cost control, reliability, supply chain management, strategic sourcing or distribution, supplier management, or transportation. Report product flow from origin to final delivery. Timely address any issues or challenges as they appear and escalate if necessary.

Load documentation coordination, inventory control Import/Export. Responsible of the coordination of processing, review and verification with accuracy and timelessness of all documents related to our ocean export/import loads. Supervise and approval of all amendments generated due to but not limited: Change of client, change of destination. Coordinate for a smooth customs clearance process with every customs agent we do business with on a daily basis. Coordinate the appropriately of the request and collection of documents such as BOL, corrections on file, payments, invoicing and other relevant documents to comply with the process. Serve as a liason between customs agencies and clients to ensure a smooth release process. Furthermore, responsible for inventory management and control thought the logistic process with the different consolidation points ( freezers).

2-4 years of experience as Ocean Freight export/import coordinator with perishable products.
Bilingual (English/Spanish)
Associate's Degree
knowledge of Microsoft Office and SAP .
Experience with negotiations with logistics providers
Excellent written and verbal communication skills, interpersonal and communication skills, attention to details and sense of urgency.
Ability to manage multiple tasks and work under a high under pressure environment
Logistic Food industry expertise. Highly desired ( Meat, poultry, pork)
Knowledgeable of export/import countries documentation requirements
Knowledgeable of custom regulations in USA and in destination countries ( Latam.).
Knowledgeable of USDA requirements/documents and export library for countries in Latam..
Experience handling inventory and cargo consolidations with meat freezers in USA and Canada..
Excellent relationships with logistic providers related with our sector ( Ocean carriers, freight forwarders, trucking companies, plants, freezers, custom agents )
Bilingual English and Spanish

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