• Logistics Coordinator - Smithfield, VA

    Location US-VA-Smithfield
    Job ID
    2018-4936
    # Positions
    1
    Category
    Management
  • Overview

    C.R. England is a stable, financially sound company with opportunity for growth within the company.  As a 98-year leader in transportation, C.R. England is hiring a Logistics Coordinator to grow its asset-based business out of our Smithfield, VA dedicated location. 

     

     

    Why join us: 

     

    Stability:  The transportation industry is crucial to the U.S. economy, making C.R. England a stable career choice. As a 98 year-old leader in the transportation industry, we have grown 100% in the last decade. We will continue growing as we approach our secon

    Employee Value:  2015 recipient of the Achievers Award for Most Engaged Workplaces in the U.S

    Benefits: World class compensation and benefits packages, continuous training and development, and a team-oriented culture

    Work life balance: At C.R. England we value family both in our individual homes and our company family; our culture embraces this philosophy and fosters an environment to support both.

     

     

     

    Responsibilities

    The Logistics Coordinator is at the very center of a fast-paced strategic environment. Our customers require individuals who think strategically and plan ahead of rapidly changing situations while maintaining a positive team oriented attitude. Driver Managers must be organized and engaged with the team.

     

    The Logistics Coordinator will manage asset utilization and drivers to ensure a high delivery of customer service and fleet profitability. Additionally, the Logistics Coordinator assists, coaches and mentors drivers with all training and administrative items.

    • Conflict Resolution
    • Extreme Multi-tasking
    • Contacting Drivers to Swap Loads
    • Handling urgent situations in a professional manner.
    • Tracking Drivers, Loads, and Receivers
    • Dealing with multiple customers at once
    • Handling approximately 80+ Drivers
    • Working with Load Planners, Driver Managers, and Service Advisors within C.R. England.
    • Negotiating situations to meet expectations of customers and C.R. England.
    • Dealing with Logistical problems
    • Planning future workload

    Qualifications

    The ideal candidate is a professional with excellent communication, management, coaching, leadership and organization skills.

     

    This job is highly demanding and requires patience and professionalism. Experience in the transportation industry is preferred. Knowledge of AS/400 systems, Microsoft Office and related tools are all preferred.

    • A four-year degree or direct experience is preferred. 
    • Direct Management with day-to-day operations experience preferred.
    • Motivated to work in a fast paced environment.
    • Very dependable and takes ownership of work processes
    • Adaptable in a flexible environment. 
    • Assertive and competitive

     

    C.R. England offers a competitive benefits package that includes, medical, dental, life insurance, vision, vacation, and 401K.

     

    C.R. England has grown 100% in the last ten years and seeks to continue its exciting success. Our outstanding growth represents tremendous opportunity for those interested in long-term career possibilities and encourages career-minded individuals to apply.

     

     

    How to Apply

    To be considered for this position, please submit your resume/CV via the C.R. England careers website (http://www.crengland.com/careers)

     

    Equal Employment Opportunity

    C.R. England is an Equal Opportunity Employer and embraces diversity

     

     

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