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Transportation and Logistics Coordinator

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Job ID 225016 Date posted 08/05/2022 Location : Memphis, Tennessee | Wichita, Kansas

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Job Purpose and Impact

The Transportation and Logistics Coordinator will evaluate routine to difficult and varied distribution and transportation operations, data, and facilities to identify the most effective distribution and transportation patterns for products. In this role, you will conduct data management, reporting and analysis, shipping, client interaction, business partnership and people, resource.

Key Accountabilities

  • Analyze and project transportation costs, coordinating customs clearances and permits.
  • Plan, control and implement processes related to materials and finished goods storage and movement.
  • Perform data entry updates using spreadsheets and databases based on sales orders and contracts, interpret and analyze data and communicate results to more senior team members for further analysis.
  • Evaluate, select and foster ongoing relationships with external transport providers.
  • Use comprehensive knowledge of the transportation and logistics industry to make recommendations to establish good customer relations.
  • Independently solve moderately complex issues with minimal supervision, while escalating more complex issues to appropriate staff.
  • Other duties as assigned

Position Information

  • Position is based in Wichita, KS or Memphis, TN.
  • Relocation assistance is not provided for this role

Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field or equivalent experience
  • Minimum of two years of related work experience
  • Experience using programs such as: GT Nexus and/or ITAS.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Able/willing to work Saturday as needed. 

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Cargill highly encourages vaccinations but does not mandate at this time.  Upon hire, you will be asked to provide your vaccination status, and if unvaccinated or if you choose not to disclose, you would be expected to follow Cargill’s safety protocols for unvaccinated employees (i.e., mask mandates, and social distancing).

Equal Opportunity Employer, including Disability/Vet.

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