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Logistics Coordinator Job in Springfield, Ohio US

Logistics Coordinator

BUD ANTLE, INC. - Springfield, OH

Posted: 9/10/2021 - Expires: 12/9/2021

Job ID: 231572162


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Job Description


To act as a liaison with all regional offices and product specialists to coordinate and expedite product for shipment from all Dole Fresh Vegetables facilities.

Required Skills


Track and trace of Dole's IB and OB loads for a Logistics operation, Plants, Warehouses, and Customers

Other duties and projects as assigned by Logistics Supervisor and/or Management

Employees adhere to all policies, practices, and SOP's related to producing and distributing safe quality food (SQF's)

Has the responsibility and authority to report any problems pertaining to food safety and quality to his/her Supervisor

Facilitate and support load expediting as required to support business and customer needs

Provide daily/weekly reporting of transportation activities and KPIs to DFV stakeholders, Customer, Suppliers

Provide contracted carriers freight invoice first level approval/reconciliation through research and review of freight transactions and contracted costs

Communicate to Suppliers on freight invoice and payment items

Communicate and provide assigned reports to business stakeholders in a timely manner

Keep business partners, customers, suppliers, informed of key issues and resolution activities related to transportation service exceptions

Support, communicate, resolve OSDs working with internal business partners, Suppliers, Customers

Work with Transportation Planners and Dole Operations to support load scheduling, appointments, expedite situations, and issue resolution

Support Logistics Management and Planners with securing transportation capacity, load tendering, and issue resolution as required

Utilize DFV business systems daily to effectively meet responsibilities of the position

Required Experience

JOB SPECIFIC COMPETENCIES (Knowledge, Skill And Experience Requirements)

2-3 years recent, verifiable experience as a Transportation or Logistics Coordinator / Specialist, or position in Supply Chain functions in a high volume (Warehouse, Shipping/Receiving, Logistics, Customer Service) consumer package goods or food company

Must have demonstrated knowledge of transportation functions and processes to include freight track and trace, in transit management / problem solving, reporting/resolution on OSDs, freight invoice audit/review of costs and accessorial, creating and issuing daily/weekly reports on transportation activities and service.

Demonstrated experience and knowledge of FTL/LTL trucking operations, activities, transactions

Cold Chain and temperature control transportation experience a significant plus

Knowledge and experience of IB and OB transportation operations / activity to support Plant/Manufacturing operations and multi-facility Distribution to Customers

Demonstrated experience in fresh/perishable supply chains preferred

Effective communicator, both written and verbally

Problem solving and resolution skills in varied situations

Ability to demonstrate good judgement in deciding how to handle work-related situations

Ability to work under pressure, deliver to timelines, and with urgency as required

Capable of working independently with minimal direction

Team player and proven ability to work in a collaborative, cross functional environment

Computer experience and proficiency necessary with (Microsoft Windows / Office programs - Word, Excel, PowerPoint), and demonstrated experience working with various business systems.

Experience with web and/or cloud-based Logistics or Transportation Management Systems a strong plus


Dole Customer Service, VMI, Sales, Business Services, Warehouse and Plant Operations

Dole Logistics Team

Transportation Carriers and Brokers

Customers' Buyers, Distribution Centers


Minimum of High School diploma or GED required


Ability to sit for extended periods of time; requires some stooping; bending; and lifting.


Shift: 1st shift 6 or 7am - 3 or 4pm (start times may vary to meet business need)

Shifts: M-F, Tu-Sa, W-Su (shifts may vary to meet business need)

Overtime and Holiday shifts as business requires

Participate in Logistics weekend rotational support (SAT and SUN shifts as required)

Job Location

Springfield, Ohio, United States

Position Type


We are an equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or on the basis of disability.

Job Summary

Employment Type:
Full Time Employee
Job type:
Federal Contractor
Skill Based Partner:
Education Level:
High school graduate
Work Days:
Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri
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