Logistics Coordinator - Atlanta, GA1000 Abernathy Rd, NEAtlanta, Georgia, 30328United States Logistics CoordinatorWestRock (NYSE: WRK) partners with our customers to provide differentiated paper and packaging solutions that help them win in the marketplace.
WestRocks 45,000 team members support customers around the world from more than 300 operating and business locations spanning North America, South America, Europe and Asia. Learn more at www.westrock.com.Summary of Position:We are looking for a Logistics Coordinator to coordinate and administrate the compiling and record keeping of the needed documentation in order to maintain our transportation carriers status in our system. This role will assist mode managers with rates, analysis and various projects as well as send and receive carrier contracts, and work with legal, credit, risk and procurement management to ensure all parties sign off on contract negotiations. The duties performed by this position will help eliminate the risk of fines by government agencies and potential lawsuits due to accidents involving carriers used by the company.Principal AccountabilitiesTruckload, Intermodal, Dedicated, and LTL carrier contract coordination and resolution
Renew carrier documentation
Administer and maintain changes to carrier documentation status
Provide analytical support for project testing
Create carrier profile in database, Cass, OTM, SAP, SOM, AS400, Transplace, and JDE-CorrugatedInitially obtain and continuously maintain the required level of insurance and carrier legal docs and industry certificates, and continuous validation of carriers operating authority statuses in database
Run weekly report of all active and approved carriers
Act as departments internal portal administrator and manage the carrier service portal while determining root cause and developing action plans between the carriers and facilities
Provide freight rate estimates to facilities, customer service, and operations
Run, send and track bi-weekly rate addendums to send to carrier vendors
Main point of contact for internal and external audit requests
Provide backup support to other departments
Qualifications and Special SkillsBachelor's degree in Business, Transportation Management, Supply Chain Management or Logistics is preferred. Knowledge of transportation rate structures desired.Knowledge of transportation management systems (OTM, Manhattan, Transplace) desired.In depth knowledge of all modes of transportation desired.Good written and verbal communication skills
High level of Microsoft Office suite software skills required.Self-motivated. 1-3+ years transportation industry experience.#GA#CBWRKWestRock Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to creating and maintaining a diverse workforce: Minorities/Females/ Disabled/Veterans.