Logistics Coordinator

Logistics Coordinator, Peachtree City, Georgia

When you join our team as a Logistics Coordinator, you will be responsible for truck logistics coordination for shipments
from Interfor’s Southern Operations.

What You’ll Do

  • Responsible for daily dispatch of ready shipments to network of approved trucking vendors.
  • Work with designated carriers, mill operations and the sales department to provide value to our customers through timely delivery of managed shipments.
  • Manage the balance between freight expense and achieving commendable customer service.
  • Manage Freight in CarrierPoint (TMS) to help manage on time shipments.
  • Ability to pull reports, and navigate efficiently in Carrierpoint to data mine, tender loads for freight management and carrier performances.
  • Negotiate freight rates and service conditions with trucking vendors.
  • Provide rate quotes, routes and freight optimization for destination inquiries from the sales department.
  • Set-up and maintain freight vendors, Geo-Area Locations, and Customer Ship to Addresses.
  • Accounts Payable processing and troubleshooting of freight payables.
  • Support the Manager, US Southeast Logistics in finding trucking vendors to new destinations.
  • Distribute monthly trucking rates to vendors/mills.
  • Implement quality delivery initiatives and processes that support Interfor’s mission and core values.
  • Demonstrate awareness of customer needs and establish policies and practices to effectively meet those needs through practicable and feasible solutions.
  • Work closely with Shipping Supervisors to ensure adequate transportation capacity has been secured to meet forward order fulfillment and delivery requirements.
  • Other duties as assigned.

What You Offer

  • Minimum 3 years of truck logistics experience or an equivalent combination of education.
  • Post- secondary education in Transportation or logistics is an asset.
  • Flatbed truck exposure is an asset.
  • Rail exposure is an asset.
  • Experience with Carrierpoint TMS software is an asset.
  • Ability to communicate clear and concise information in an accurate, informative and professional manner.
  • Ability to multi-task and deal with numerous interruptions.
  • Strong customer service focus.
  • Excellent organizational skills with the ability to prioritize tasks to meet tight deadlines.
  • Effective problem-solving skills and ability to find creative solutions to challenging situations.
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Maintain open, ongoing, and effective communication with internal customers, carriers and transportation service providers.
  • Self-motivated with ability to work effectively in a highly interactive team environment.
  • Advanced proficiency in MS Excel.
  • Experience with LumberTrack software is an asset.

Who We Are
Interfor is a growth-oriented forest products company, operating in all major forest products markets across North America. We offer one of the most diverse lines of wood products to customers around the globe, produced in safety-focused, world-class facilities. We strengthen and contribute to the local economies, build value for our employees and customers, and operate with world-leading sustainable forest management practices. We are proud to produce sustainable building materials that contribute to a healthy and sustainable future. Check out www.interfor.com to learn more about our approach to sustainability.

Interfor is one of the largest forest products companies in the world and we’re growing in exciting directions. Come be a part of our success! #StartHereGoFar

What We Offer
Interfor builds value for our employees by providing a career where they can contribute, grow, and prosper. We offer a competitive salary, based both on what you bring to the role and benchmarked to market conditions. You’ll also get a competitive benefits package including:

  • Group Benefit Programs (Employee Medical, Dental, Vision Plans)
    • Short Term Disability Insurance
    • Long Term Disability Insurance
    • Life and AD&D Insurance
    • Optional (Employee Paid) Life Insurance
  • HSA Medical Plan with Employer Match
  • Supplemental Insurance (Accident, Hospital & Critical Illness)
  • 401(k) Matching Plan
  • Participation in our Employee Share Purchase Plan (ESPP)
  • Participation in our Short-Term Incentive Plan (STIP)
  • Paid Vacation
  • Employee Assistance Program

We want you to grow your career with Interfor. With our industry leading training programs and track record of promoting from within, you’ll have plenty of opportunities to ‘Start Here. Go Far.’ Check out our Employee Development Programs to learn more at www.interfor.com/careers.

We appreciate the interest of all applicants, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. All applicants offered a position must successfully complete a pre-employment drug test and background check. Interfor is an Equal Opportunity Employer building a capable, committed, diverse workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual identity, gender, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability.