Shipments Logistics Coordinator

  • Location
    Baton Rouge, Louisiana
  • Job type
  • Category
    Office, Clerical & Administrative - Buyer / Purchasing

Adecco is currently assisting a local client in their search to fill an exciting Shipment Coordinator role in Baton Rouge, LA!! TWIC Card will be required.

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**Must be eligible to work for any employer in the U.S. without sponsorship / no corp to corp or 3rd party contracting arrangement / Adecco W2 only.

Job Title: Shipment Coordinator
Start Date: 06/04/2018
Duration: 06/05/2019 (1year contract assignment)
Location: Baton Rouge, LA
Shift Schedule: Standard Schedule; 5 days on and 2 days off

Needing a Shipment Coordinator with Advanced SAP skills. Knowledge of warehouse operations and procedures. Knowledge of scheduling practices. General knowledge and application of materials.

Coordinates with sales staff, dispatchers, customer service representatives, warehouse staff and
Answers inquiries from customers and investigates complaints regarding services and policies.
Input, update and consolidate ETA/shipping data and send to appropriate business units.
Analyzes load information from customers in order to determine and verify the appropriate
routes, rates, and schedules.
Coordinates shipment schedules with vendors.
Position will receive direction and support. This position would typically include senior Logistics Coordinators with extensive prior experience.
Additional responsibilities include to liaise with Customs/Excise officers and other 3rd party, verify shipping documents for endorsement, prepare cover letter with the endorsed documents and send to 3rd party Trades and Affiliates.
Familiar with trade regulations.
Actualize voyages and initiate freight payment/billing by completing voyages online.
Verifying billing invoices from vendor and reconcile differences in Intercompany Invoicing System (INNET) invoices.
Follow up with supplying source on credit/debit.
Troubleshoot system issue in the day-to-day operation.
Identify dollar savings through transportation optimization.
Analyze transportation spend and recommend optimization opportunities.
Assist in generation of dead stock / slow moving / excessive imported inventory disposal and redeployment plan.
Able to work with minimal supervision and provide training to junior Logistics Coordinators.


Attention to detail. Strong organizational skills. Problem solving. Customer service.
Strong communication skills as this position will be contact point for government officer.
Familiarity/Proficiency with computer systems.
Logical thinking skills for logistics optimization and improvement to the work process.

Specific Job Requirements/Skills

• General knowledge and application of materials
• Knowledge of warehouse ops methods and procedures
• Intermediate understanding of SAP
• Strong written and oral communication skills
• Problem solving skills
• Scheduling skills
• Facilitation skills

**Successful completion of a full background check, drug screen, employment verification, educational verification and reference checks required upon offer.

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