Outbound Coordinator

Norfolk, VA

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Description

Job Title: Outbound Logistics Coordinator Logistics Coordinator Job Purpose: Works in transportation of warehoused goods. Processes bookings and coordinates cycle of order fulfillment. Responsible for planning and coordinating transportation of materials to port of departure efficiently and safely. Logistics Coordinator Job Duties: • Facilitate the shipping of products internationally. • Arrange transportation, coordinate staff, and orchestrate deliveries to meet customer demand with little to no delay. • Schedules products and coordinates delivery. • Prepares loads for shipment. • Takes steps to avoid quality control issues. • Makes sure warehouse capacity is kept at optimal levels. • Coordinates activities throughout the order fulfilment and transportation cycle to make sure established deadlines are met. • Develops schedules to work within supporting agencies capacities and limitations to ensure optimum performance and minimize cost levels. • Continually reviews freight costs, transportation rates, and/or the prices of raw materials to keep costs down where possible. • Streamlines shipping and transportation processes. Logistics Coordinator Skills and Qualifications: Problem-solving skills, decision making ability, high level of organizational skills, procedural mindset, ability to prioritize, strong multitasking skills a necessity, understanding of quality management principles, attention to detail, ability to analyze data and understand connections, talent for recognizing the opportunities for process improvement in those connections, management ability a plus, established and diverse experience in logistics management preferred, two-year degree required, Bachelor's degree preferred, Experience may substitute for education. **Backgrounds in shipping logistics, international trade, supply chain, inventory forecasting or trucking experience with the port

Job Requirements

Port Dispatch Experience and/or Supply Chain Experience is Required.

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