Project Logistics Coordinator
We’re C.H. Robinson, one of the world’s largest logistics platforms and we're looking for our next Project Logistics Coordinator. Is that you? Do you like working in a fast-paced environment? Do you like building customer relationships? Are you a strategic problem-solver? If you answered yes to these questions, let’s connect!
In this role, you will directly help customers move their freight. You will coordinate cargo bookings, and conduct analysis to help customers maximize C.H. Robinson’s technology offerings. This position is an excellent opportunity to start a career at C.H. Robinson, with opportunities to grow into Project Management and leadership roles.
If this all sounds good, let’s talk more about what you’ll be working on.
Overall coordination in conjunction with Project Manager or Regional Project Manager
Assist with rate negotiations and carrier selection
Set up template for billing and project reports
Review customer invoicing prior to issuance
Monitoring credit status and balances
Monitor compliance with insurance requirements, reporting and claim settlement
Interface with client when critical issues arise and assess possible solutions
Familiarization with company rules, regulations and procedures
Advise management of charter requests and legal issues immediately
Compliance with corporate policy for communication, confidentiality and signing authority (financial and legal commitments)
Responsible for all project files relating to truck/rail, sea, and air, barge inbound and outbound
Review and handle letter of credit files, inclusive of all appropriate documentation and bank discussions. Will discuss letter of credit files with senior management if required
Ensures that whenever the Company is in a position of potential doubt or liability on a sea freight/surface or air file, that legal counsel is contacted, and clear and precise written direction is obtained in order to proceed and deal with the situation
Ensures that clients are kept well informed on their files
Provides management with any information that will assist in future business development, maintaining clients or increasing profitability
Assists and prepares agency agreements/contract of services in co-operation with and under management supervision
Negotiates and coordinates project cargo with the requirement that any booking notes or final agreements with carriers for sea carriage are co-signed by another senior manager
On site supervision of loading or discharge of equipment at the port, at rail siding, at barge terminals, at vendor manufacturing plant under the supervision of a Project Manager or Regional Project Manager
High school diploma or GED
Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university
International freight forwarding operations, breakbulk and project cargo experience
Ability to travel up to 10%
Ability to work in a fast-paced and deadline-driven office environment
Excellent verbal & written communication skills and phone etiquette
Ability to multi-task, prioritize, and manage time effectively
Exceptional customer service skills and follow up
Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite of programs
Knowledge or coursework in Supply Chain, Logistics and or International Business
Values a diverse and inclusive work environment
If this sounds like the job for you, let's talk! We can't wait to hear from you!
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, this position will be remote until further notice.
We offer excellent benefits including medical and dental insurance, prescription drug coverage, paid time off, disability insurance, life insurance, a retirement plan, Employee Stock Purchase Plan, and the opportunity to prosper in a Fortune 500 company.
About C.H. Robinson
From the produce you buy, to the water you drink, C.H. Robinson delivers products to people all around the globe. We are one of the world’s largest 3rd party logistic providers. Join our diverse team to innovate, solve problems, have fun and thrive.
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