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Logistics Specialist

Company: Pipp Mobile Storage Systems Inc
Location: Grand Rapids
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

Logistics Specialist - Be a part of an exciting and innovative industry! Pipp Mobile Storage Systems is a provider of mobile storage systems and products that maximize even the smallest of storage spaces. Our global customers are primarily retail and office based, but more recently has expanded into the vertical farming industry. As a customer-centric team, our focus is the customer and providing the best service imaginable. We offer a great benefit package that includes medical, dental, vision, short term and long term disability, tuition reimbursement and a company-matched 401K, as well as a generous PTO package.
Pipp Mobile Storage Systems, Inc. values respect, integrity, teamwork and a solid work ethic. Together we help our customers create valuable space and organization in their back rooms, storage rooms, and grow rooms. We are looking for someone who shares our passion for customer service in the role of Logistics Coordinator.

The Logistics Coordinator is an integral part of the Supply Chain Team and is responsible f or the overall coordination of the daily activities of the transportation department. This position ensures safe and cost effective transportation across all modes with focus on TL and LTL carriers. Primary duties include:
Coordinates RFQ's with outside carriers, evaluates carrier cost to ensure best fit for lanes.
Evaluates and maintains freight requests, quotations, revisions, air and ocean routing guides.
Processes domestic and international freight quotes according to Pipp's Freight Selection Procedures.
Determines most efficient and economical routing and mode of transportation.
Reviews all customer orders and vendor pickups and determines the most economical routes through which to meet the daily business demands.
Confers directly with customers and vendors to locate missing, misrouted or delayed shipments.
Coordinates claims, works with Traffic Manager to assess responsibility and recreates damage scenarios to assess liability. Addresses overages, shortages and damage concerns; researches causes of claims; analyzes root causes; works with Traffic Manager to determine resolutions and communicates findings.
The ideal candidate will possess or demonstrate the following:
Professional, confident and positive demeanor
Strong verbal and written communication skills
Excellent organizational and time management skills
MS Office and ERP experience strongly preferred
Associate's degree or 1-3 years relevant experience or combination preferred



Keywords: Pipp Mobile Storage Systems Inc, Grand Rapids , Logistics Specialist, Professions , Grand Rapids, Michigan

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