Inbound Logistics Coordinator

November 22, 2019
Lebanon, IN


Position Description

Responsible for accurate and timely coordination of inbound purchase orders, systematic receiving and intercompany transfers while balancing internal operations schedules.

Requirements

  • Coordinate the receipt of all inbound shipments of vendor supplied products and intercompany transfers into each warehouse.
  • Perform inbound load planning activities through consolidation of purchase orders, routing and carrier selection to meet service and freight income expectations by utilizing the Transportation Management System (TMS).
  • Identify and drive improvement to truck utilization and total inbound costs, including improvements in packaging, route design, and pickup frequency/quantities.
  • Drive efforts in collaboration with the operations and sourcing teams to drive the lowest landed cost with respect to service to include mitigating underweight or high cost loads.
  • Facilitate delivery appointments at each PDC location.
  • Oversee supplier compliance to pre-notification of shipments, on-time delivery, proper packaging, and appropriate documentation.
  • Submit and resolve freight claims for damages and delivery issues.
  • Update management on inbound freight metrics.
  • Reconcile inbound shipments to purchase orders and coordinate discrepancies with each PDC.
  • Audit and approve inbound freight invoices.
  • Process load tenders in TMS and follow though to ensure load acceptance by designated carriers or re-assignment when necessary.
  • Track inbound shipments to ensure on-time delivery or proactively communicate potential delivery delays to Operations, Purchasing and Customer Service.
  • Monitor and report status of trailers located on premise (yard management).

Support Functions

  • Assist with onboarding new vendors/sources to integrate into freight programs.
  • Assists in comparing and updating purchase order due dates to planned arrival dates to ensure accuracy and to meet expectations of internal and external customers’ needs.
  • Provide "out of office" coverage for other transportation processes and staff.

Requirements and Development

  • Strong knowledge of transportation management systems required.
  • Minimum two years inbound logistics experience required, including execution and optimization of shipments.
  • Operational experience in distribution strongly desired.
  • Experience with multiple project coordination.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Strong logistics planning skills with a focus on costs.
  • Demonstrates initiative, is a self-starter and has a sense of urgency.
  • Knowledge of US DOT regulations, hours of service, weight limitations, US geography preferred.
  • Strong Microsoft Office and Outlook skills.
  • Limited overnight travel required.


Qualified candidates should email resume along with salary history to: sherri.moore@auroraparts.com
NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE.
Equal opportunity employer. This company considers candidates regardless of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.

 

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500 S. Enterprise Blvd
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