Want to build a stronger, more sustainable future and cultivate your career? Join Cargill’s global team of 160,000 employees who are committed to safe, responsible and sustainable ways to nourish the world. This position is in Cargill’s protein and salt business, where we provide wholesome, high-quality food products to a wide range of customers, from foodservice operators and grocery stores to manufacturers and exporters.
Job Purpose and Impact
The Transportation and Logistics Operations Coordinator will perform activities that ensure efficient transportation of materials and products from origin to destination, while acting as liason between shipper and carrier. We seek a motivated professional who will participate in Identifying and selecting most appropriate and cost effective transportation.
Book, control and track the transport of various truckload products.
Apply a general understanding of transportation and logistics practices and procedures to assist in negotiating freight prices and contract terms for customers.
Update transportation websites and databases for contracts, freight rates and estimates, insurance information, customer information, etc.
Maintain accurate logs, information and data to apprise customers and carriers of shipment status.
Independently analyze current transportation operations practices to resolve process and cost improvement opportunities.
Independently solve moderately complex issues with minimal supervision, while escalating only the most complex issues to appropriate staff.
Other duties as assigned.
Bachelor’s degree in a related field or equivalent experience
Minimum of four years of related work experience
Other minimum qualifications may apply
Equal Opportunity Employer, including Disability/Vet