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Freight Coordinator

Company: Rebuilders Automotive Supply
Location: Coventry
Posted on: January 24, 2023

Job Description:

Rebuilders Automotive Supply (RAS) is a privately held, family owned, environmentally friendly and service-conscious company serving the automotive aftermarket industry for over 50 years. The RAS team supports three strategic business units: Cores, Catalytic Converters (CAT) and Recall with locations in Coventry, RI and Tampa, Fl. We proudly boast being green since 1972.RAS is an aggregator of used automotive parts, generating over 17,000 shipments annually and growing. The Freight Coordinator is an integral part of the logistics team and works closely with our buying groups and warehouse as one team to enhance overall supplier and customer satisfaction while ensuring a high level of service. The Freight Coordinator is responsible for executing various daily freight activities for all strategic business units. Working in a team environment the coordinator will execute processes, monitor, and update systems, and leverage internal resources to facilitate the needs of all shipping stakeholders. Daily logistics operations will primarily focus on - covering shipments/placements, documentation, and execution of parcel, LTL, TL, international inbound/outbound, and rail shipments. Tasks to include:

  • Utilize system requests & reports to queue, document, and track shipments and ensure accurate, compliant, & timely completion
  • Perform QC tasks for final tender to carriers ensuring accurate documentation (ie labeling, BOL, packing list)
  • Supervise, train and back-up Shipper/Receiver(s)
  • Maintain working knowledge of federal, state, local, and international hazardous material/waste transportation regulations for all applicable modes of transport.
  • Utilize carrier sites to gather shipping cost quotes and communicate to internal customers as needed.
  • Track Carrier issues, monitor carrier execution, report on service failures, assist with resulting corrective actions.
  • Participate in cost control within area of responsibility.In addition to the requirements below, successful candidates will demonstrate a strong discipline in following SOP's, possess a high-level of organizational skills and be proactive in planning.
    • High School diploma or equivalent
    • Minimum of 3 years of experience in a freight coordinator or similar administrative role directly supporting multi-channel logistics.
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills; strong interpersonal skills are required to work with carrier and 3PL counterparts and support SBUs in a timely and professional manner.
    • Strong system skills - proficient in utilizing Transportation Management Systems (TMS), MS Office (Excel, Word, Outlook), and carrier portals and interfaces.
    • Comfortable working in a warehouse environment, able to perform staging tasks including operating a forklift and occasional lifting. Our most successful employees possess the following core competencies:Organization * Sense of Urgency * Customer Focus * Teamwork Communication * Attention to Detail * Continuous Improvement * Process Focused Quality Control * Continuous Learning * Initiative RAS offers a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package.
      • Medical, Dental and Vision
      • FSA and HRA (Health Reimbursement Account)
      • Company paid Life and AD+D Insurance
      • Voluntary supplemental insurance (Life, AD+D, LTD, and Critical Illness)
      • PTO and Paid Holiday's
      • 401k w/match
      • Tuition ReimbursementThis is a non-exempt, hourly position. Hours: Monday - Friday, 8:00am - 4:30pm, must be flexible for occasional OT depending on demand Must be able to pass post offer background screening.PI201897920

Keywords: Rebuilders Automotive Supply, Warwick , Freight Coordinator, Other , Coventry, Rhode Island

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