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Logistics Coordinator Jobs in Fair Oaks, CA at Aston Carter

Title: Logistics Coordinator

Company: Aston Carter

Location: Fair Oaks, CA

*Description:*

Dispatch Coordinator Schedule: 4 on 4 off working 6:00 pm-6:00 am Coordinate the timely movement of customer’s product in a safe, efficient manner, in compliance with company rules and DOT regulations. Assign workload to available drivers, monitor product movements and resolve delivery and scheduling issues. Properly use the the clients management systems to ensure all required operational data is accurately captured in a near real-time manner. Responsibilities: Responsible for the timely pickup and delivery of all customer orders within assigned area while maintaining customer expectations.

Ensure efficient utilization of drivers and equipment Direct and schedule drivers’ work.

Notify drivers of work assignments to ensure on-time movement of goods to maximize operational efficiency. Regularly monitor driver activities and performance. Identify and resolve daily service and scheduling issues.

Inform and escalate service issues to management as appropriate.

Maintain timely and professional communication with customer contacts on issues impacting service and overall performance. Monitor drivers’ hours of service to prevent DOT violations. Effectively communicate with customer on a regular and timely basis regarding issues impacting the customer and/or their service expectations. Accurately prepare and process data and paperwork including but not limited to maintaining driver activities in computer systems, activity reports/trip documents, driver hours of service, fuel tickets and other required items.

Responsible to update driver and dispatch information into dispatch system real time. Monitor and promote safety in all areas of dispatch. From the Manager: This person will manage the equipment and drivers. They have to coordinate taking an empty trailer to a farm, dropping it off so the farmer can fill it with milk, then sending a truck out to get it once it is full. They will be coordinating the empty and full tanks with the drivers. They use a lot of Excel but it is just basic data entry of trucks numbers, trailer numbers, driver name, etc.

They will be coordinating with drivers across central and Northern Indiana as well as southern Michigan.

Skills:*

data entry, microsoft office, customer service, administrative support, Transportation, Logistics, Freight, Dispatch, Inventory, Third-party logistics, Supply chain

Top Skills Details:*

data entry,microsoft office,customer service,administrative support

Additional Skills & Qualifications:*

Must Have:

Excel experience

Good job tenure (no more than 3 jobs in 5 years)

Soft Skills – critical thinkers (someone who can think through situations by themselves and problem solve)

Good communication skills (someone who follows up and is a clear communicator)

Ability to build/maintain relationships (need strong relationships with farmers and drivers)

Experience Level:*

Entry Level

About Aston Carter:

At Aston Carter, we’re dedicated to expanding career opportunities for the skilled professionals who power our business. Our success is driven by the talented, motivated people who join our team across a range of positions – from recruiting, sales and delivery to corporate roles. As part of our team, employees have the opportunity for long-term career success, where hard work is rewarded and the potential for growth is limitless. Established in 1997, Aston Carter is a leading staffing and consulting firm, providing high-caliber talent and pre…

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