Logistics Assistant

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Job Description

Position Summary:

 

Logistics Assistant will be responsible for working closely with purchasing and Logistics shipping team, communicate with suppliers and various trucking companies via large amounts of emails/calls on schedule to pick up and deliver loads to Port/Ramp or Customers by completing timely, safe deliveries.

 

Key Activities:

 

  • Ensures suppliers, Departments, and/or other required parties are kept fully informed of transport arrangements and status on regular basis from departure to arrival of goods
  • Ensure timely and accurate invoicing. Record and proper billing of freight and special charges. Issue debits and credits as necessary
  • Provide timely and accurate information and feedback to incoming customer order status
  • Communication with suppliers and buyers, throughout the process and choosing proper routing appropriate to the customer’s needs
  • Identifies solutions/alternative routings or trucking company/rail when needed
  • Follow up on each inland transportation shipment and keep track of changed departure dates
  • Collate and send haulage instruction to truck company, including amendments and update the system
  • Deal with various issues, such as chassis split, extra waiting hour, unexpected surcharges, etc.
  • Handle numerous telephone calls relating to late running or failed collections between the suppliers and the trucking/rail companies.
  • Support other team members during periods of high workload, holidays, sickness.

 

Required Qualification:

 

  • BS/BA in business administration, supply chain management or relevant field.
  • 2+ years’ work experience in logistics/Freight Forwarder field.
  • Highly motivated, attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Ability to work independently without close supervision to expedite and follow up on requests and track multiple processes.
  • Outstanding organizational, coordination abilities.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook.
  • Capable to address issues with a strong sense of urgency.

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Details

Posted: Jul 29, 2021

Type: Full Time

Category: Logistics