Logistics Coordinator

Williams-Sonoma, Inc. Memphis , TN 38103

Posted 4 weeks ago

POSITION SUMMARY:

This position is responsible for supporting the Transportation Department through freight planning, logistics reporting, communication with business partners, freight claims and data management.

PRIMARY FUNCTIONS:

  • Coordinate freight deliveries to warehouses, hubs & stores

  • Work with the warehouses to manage trailer pools and assign trailers for loading

  • Schedule carrier delivery appointments at consignee locations

  • Use TMS (transportation management system) to manage freight tenders and monitor/manage service levels

  • Perform a variety of clerical and administrative work assisting the claims department including maintaining claims records, spreadsheets and databases

  • Active participation in conference calls with WSI corporate partners, freight carriers, warehouses, final mile hubs and stores

  • React to sudden business changes by adjusting plans and problem solving

  • Manage TMS shipment data including volumes, piece counts, shipment statuses & costs

  • Negotiate spot capacity and rages with freight carriers

  • Extract data to create reports and distribute to both internal and external business partners

  • Flexibility to rotate between other functions within the Transportation Department

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent and 2 years of professional work experience OR a bachelor's degree in Supply Chain or Logistics related field of study

  • 1 year of proficient experience in MS Excel and MS Outlook. Candidate must be able to create and maintain active spreadsheets.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including telephone etiquette

  • Ability to work extended hours when necessary

  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail

PREFFERED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Functional knowledge of PKMS, GTNexus, TMS, Yardview and Qlikviewor similar systems & BI tools

  • 2 years of professional experience in Transportation or Customer Service-related roles

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office (includes Excel, Access and Word)

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