Domestic Freight Transport Coordinator

Date of Posting:
Location: Buffalo, NY

Who We Are: Mohowk Global Logistics is a 175+ person team of logistics and trade specialists dedicated to fulfilling the supply chain needs of our customers with a strong emphasis on customs brokerage, domestic and international transportation, trade compliance, education, and consulting. Our business practices are driven and exhibited daily by our three core values: to ENRICH purposefully, to CARE personally and to DELIVER professionally.

We pride ourselves in being a highly employee-centric organization that truly puts our people (and customers) first! At Mohawk, these aren’t just words, they are a demonstrable value that we put into action by our behaviors each day. We have been certified as a “Great Place To Work” for the past five years!

In addition to a top-notch work culture, we also offer a competitive benefits package which includes medical, dental and vision plans, as well as generous paid time off, fitness rewards and a 30% unlimited 401K match…WOW!

Due to ongoing organizational growth, we are currently seeking a motivated and detail-oriented individual to contribute to our team as a full-time, Domestic Freight Transport Coordinator in our Buffalo, NY office!

Responsibilities/Tasks Include:

  • Reports directly to the Domestic Supervisor
  • Prepare domestic quotations for clients
  • Coordinate all aspects of client & carrier setup
  • Profitably arrange shipments using contracted carriers
  • Maximize brokerage coverage with carriers
  • Perform tracking & tracing of customer freight
  • Provide timely status updates to customers
  • Ensure shipments are properly dispatched daily
  • Complete routings with all appropriate documents
  • Negotiate with trucking companies to select carriers
  • Follow up on cargo around the clock as needed
  • Other duties, as assigned

Desired Skills/Experience:

  • Associates Degree required; Bachelor’s Degree preferred
  • Major/concentration in logistics, supply chain, business, accounting or other applicable field of study preferred
  • Excellent written/verbal communications skills
  • Ability to work in a small team environment
  • Creative thinking/problem solving skills
  • Ability to relate well with customers
  • Strong analytical abilities
  • Strong computer skills: MS Office tools (Word, Excel, Outlook)
  • Data entry & management
  • Basic understanding of transportation industry
  • STA and TSA/IAC certification
  • Some initial experience preferred
  • Carrier following a plus

Ideal candidates will possess the following attributes:

  • A genuine passion and commitment to putting the interests of our Mohawk family and our customers first!
  • Knowledge of logistics and supply chain management (practical and/or academic)
  • A mindset that is highly attentive to accuracy and details
  • Appreciation for the value of productive team-work as well as individual accountability
  • The ability to effectively multi-task and work in a fast-paced and ever-changing work environment

Contact:

To apply, please send your cover letter and resume to careers@mohawkglobal.com.

 

Mohawk is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex,sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin,disability or veteran status.

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