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CRST The Transportation Solution, Inc. is Delivering Promises and Driving Success to Ensure Everyone Has What's Needed to Live and Thrive. Today, more than ever, we are looking for talented individuals who will help us bring this vision to life.

Logistics Coordinator 1

  • Full Time
  • Sparta, NJ
  • # of Openings: 1

Job Summary: The Logistics Coordinator I is responsible for arranging the dispatch process via telephone. They act as a liaison between external customers and contracted motor carrier partners. This position serves as the first point of contact for timely scheduling and delivery of cargo. The Logistics Coordinator I is also accountable for the administrative duties associated with the role including Proof of Delivery (POD)/delivery paperwork collection and auditing, data entry, and file maintenance. 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.​

  • Work closely with customers and motor carrier partners concerning cargo status and/or to obtain customer information necessary to complete delivery.
  • Plan routes for received orders using a computerized dispatching system to identify, group, track and report on cargo.
  • Process changes such as rescheduling, order cancellation, or modification, including all customer communication and follow-up.
  • Act as a liaison between customers, clients, and motor carrier partners.
  • Communicate with motor carrier partners using established guidelines.
  • Effectively manage customer issues and complaints to resolution, as necessary.
  • Ensures daily work assignments are complete, escalating if obstacles present.
  • Timely communication is provided to each internal department to address issues and /or complaints.
  • Manage the day-to-day POD process, including collection and weekly audit of documents.
  • Consistently meets or exceeds the performance goals established for the position in the areas of efficiency, call quality, customer satisfaction, first call resolution, and attendance.
  • Completes all assigned tasks in a thorough and workmanlike fashion. This includes the timely return of phone calls, emails, and customer, partner, and internal inquiries.
  • Creates a positive and professional work environment and leads by example.
  • Maintain the confidentiality of all company and client information.
  • Other duties as dictated by business need and assigned by management.

To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:

  • Attention to Detail/Quality
  • Computer Skills
  • Customer/Client Focus
  • Problem Solving/ Reasoning Ability
  • Standard – accountability and dependability; adaptability; communication; ethics and integrity; initiative/innovation; interpersonal skills; motivation; organization sensitivity; safety focus; and teamwork

Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to, stand, sit, talk, hear, and use hands and fingers to operate a computer and telephone keyboard.
  • This position requires the ability to occasionally lift office products and supplies, up to fifteen pounds.

Minimum Qualification Requirements:

  • A high school diploma or general education degree (GED) required 
  • One year of  experience in customer service or dispatch

Did you know? 

  • CRST is one of the largest privately owned trucking companies in the United States. That means you can count on our experience and ongoing commitment to providing the best service to our customers and the best work environment for our employees. 
  • We are family-owned. We are dedicated to building on our founder’s legacy to make CRST the transportation solution. 
  • CRST is headquartered in Cedar Rapids, IA, but has nationwide locations. Our midwestern hometown is known for strong values, commitment to our community, and the success of manufacturers and producers here and throughout the country. When we thrive, America thrives!  

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