Associate Logistics Job Description

Associate Logistics Job Description

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Associate logistics provides guidance and training to functional groups on various systems / utilities (MS Excel; SharePoint; CIC, etc.).

Associate Logistics Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Work with 3PL on compliance and continuos improvements – delivery lead time, processes and billings
Identify and implement the most appropriate and viable logistics solutions for our customers
Anticipate and prepare action plans for contingencies and potential service issues – peak season and disruptions
Identifying, selecting and on-boarding of new service providers – design and implementation of SOP and SLA
Working closely with warehouse and CS teams to improve processes – reverse logistics, special projects
Co-ordinating and monitoring cross border activities and customs & trade issues
Working with IT team to enhance processes through systems integration
Receives raw materials and packaging supplies, including count materials received, compare actual to invoice, notice discrepancies, complete paperwork, code items, and store items in proper place
Transports pallets or individual containers of finished goods to storage area using forklift, pallet dolly, or other equipment, as required
Troubleshoot and resolve any problems that may impact on-time and accurate delivery

Associate Logistics Qualifications

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Licensing or Certifications for Associate Logistics

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Education for Associate Logistics

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Employers hiring for the associate logistics job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and Associate Degree in Business, Education, Management, Associates, Engineering, Technical, Technology, Law, Supply Chain Management, Supervision

Skills for Associate Logistics

Desired skills for associate logistics include:

How to navigate various computer and software systems
Team members
Excel and MS Outlook
Import/export
Logistics software transportation planning applications
Microsoft Excel
With the aptitude to learn new systems
Word
Computer programming
Relational databases

Desired experience for associate logistics includes:

Must have strong verbal and presentation skills
Coordinate the Recovery of shipments that did not get picked up or are in need of a new carrier from origin plant
Communication and Coordination with Logistics Specialists, Customer Account Managers, Delivery Services, Recovery teams and billing about freight shipments from their designated location or region
Conduct Carrier Pre-calls to verify pick up appointment times and delivery information
Conduct pick up appointment scheduling for the origin facility and schedule delivery appointments at final destination
Processing Customer Routed Freight which includes load planning, ready time projections for freight to the 3rd party logistics provider

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