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Logistics Coordinator

Memphis, TN(Service Center)
Job Number: 1907/2005

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PURPOSE – Barnhart is built on a strong foundation of serving others. The fruit of our labor is used to grow the company, care for our employees, and serve those in our communities and around the world.

MINDS OVER MATTER – Barnhart has built a nationwide reputation for solving problems. We specialize in the lifting, heavy-rigging, and heavy transport of major components used in American industry.

NETWORK – Barnhart has built teams that form one of our industry’s strongest networks of talent and resources with over 45 branch locations across the U.S. working together to serve our customers. This growing network offers our team members constant opportunity for career growth and professional development.

CULTURE – Barnhart has a strong team culture -- the “One TEAM.” We are looking for smart, hard-working people who strive for excellence in their work and appreciate collaboration. Join a team that values Safety, Servant Leadership, Quality Service, Innovation, Continuous Improvement, Fairness, and Profit with a Purpose.

 

Barnhart Crane and Rigging Company is seeking a detail-oriented Logistics Coordinator.

 

Job Type: Full-time

 

Responsibilities:

- Receive information from internal team and input load data in logistics software.

- Monitor quotes and pricing submitted by contracted carriers.

- Identify and select the best carrier and mode of transportation to reduce costs.

- Process load tenders and ensure load acceptance by selected carrier.

- Coordinate with carriers to ensure on-time pickup and delivery, estimate times of arrival and delivery and recovering loads when necessary.

- Track loads to ensure on-time delivery and proactively communicate potential delivery delays to team members and customers.

- Communicate and escalate issues as they arise.

- Respond to team needs by answering e-mails, phone calls and attending meetings.

- Develop relationships with new and current carriers and continually negotiate rates.

 

Preferred Qualifications:

- Prior work experience in trucking industry required

- Prior truck driver and/or Owner/Operator experience a plus (not required)

- Knowledge of open trailer and over the road freight

- Geographic understanding of continental U.S.

- Effective communication skills (written, verbal)

- Proficient in office software, including Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook

- Strong analytical thinking skills  

 

EOE/AA Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran

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