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Logistics Coordinator

Date:  Apr 21, 2021
Location: 

Leesport, PA, US, 19533

Req ID:  36007
Job Function:  Supply Chain & Logistics

Perdue Transportation Incorporated (PTI) is the private fleet for Perdue Foods. With a team of safety-minded, professional drivers, we’re delivering on the promise of customer service and reliability. PTI is part of Perdue Farms, a family-owned company heading into it's second century of growth and innovation.

Summary

Utilize SAP to facilitate movement of goods to internal and external customer. Coordinate daily shipping schedules to match capacity for assigned facility. Ensure that a shipment created meets all requirements for on-time delivery. Generate weekly reports that measure payload and on time delivery goals. Handle all exceptions that may occur in an efficient and effective manner. Must have excellent verbal and written communication skills.

Principal and Essential Duties & Responsibilities

1.  Arrange customer orders and transfer orders into successful shipments considering payload, product availability, transit miles and customer delivery window.

2.  Maintain loading schedule that meets plant capacity. Work closely with shipping facility as to changing capacity and able to react to any changes.

3. Move orders via transfer process for consolidation considering product availability and transportation capacity.

4.  Utilize multiple methods to make customer delivery appointments. Develop essential time management skills needed for success.

5.  Work closely with internal customers such as Customer Service, Wholesale Sales, Supply, and Transportation.  

6.  Provide cost and lane analysis utilizing exiting tools for continuous improevement.  

 

Minimum Education

REQUIRED:   

4-year degree OR 2-year degree with minimum 5 years Logistics/Transportation Experience

PREFERRED:  

4-year degree in Business Related field

Experience Requirements

Experience Preferred

Environmental Factors and Physical Requirements

  1. Position is mostly sedentary but may require occasional moving to other offices or buildings.
  2. May need to move light equipment or supplies from one place to another.
  3. May need to access files, supplies and equipment.
  4. Work activity is in an office, open-partitioned, cubicle environment.

Perdue Farms, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.


Nearest Major Market: Reading PA