Friday, May 30, 2014

Logistics Coordinator

CSA Transportation Inc - Dallas

Responsible for the logistical processing of customer orders, by providing quotes, pick-up and delivery of

freight that proves beneficial to customers and CSA Transportation. This includes effective coordination

with sales staff, dispatchers, customer service representatives, warehouse staff and shippers. Answers

inquiries from customers and investigates complaints regarding services and policies. Analyzes

load information from the customer in order to determine and verify the appropriate routes, rates,

and schedules. Contracts dependable drivers, carriers or companies, in order to negotiate needed

equipment, dispatch the load and update CSA's tracking system with finalized details in a concise and

timely fashion. Actively solicit business and promote CSA's services through contacts with customers

over the phone as well as research, develop, and qualify service lanes and requirements for quoting

purposes.

As a result of our continued growth, we have the need for this position in our Dallas Terminal located in

Grapevine.

CSA offers a comprehensive package including competitive wages, vacation and health benefits.

Required Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

Excellent MS Office skills required with working knowledge of transportation management software

(TruckMate etc.) a strong asset

Strong ability to communicate clearly and concisely in English, both written and oral forms. Spanish

language skills an asset

Highly organized with the ability to multi-task

Dedicated commitment to providing superior, timely internal and external customer service

Strong creative problem solving, reasoning and decision making skills in a team environment

Effective negotiating skills

Ability to clearly identify the customer's current and future needs and present transportation solutions

to them

Basic math skills (addition, subtraction, division, multiplication, and understanding percentages)

Desire to grow, learn and work in a team environment

Willingness to occasionally assist in warehouse a plus

Education/Experience

Minimum education, High School Diploma or equivalent

1 to 2 years experience in the field of logistics, shipping or transportation is required

Minimum of one year experience with common LTL carriers, freight classes, and NMFCs

Must be familiar with freight forwarding, LTL and cross border logistics

Demonstrated experience working with minimal supervision or direction

Forklift certification an asset

Those with the relevant skills and experience should apply with resume quoting job title and location to:

careers@csatransportation.com