Logistics Coordinator

 St. Louis, MO

Job ID:
Job Title:
Logistics Coordinator
City & State:
St. Louis, MO
Job Region:
Mid Level Independent Contributor
Business Unit:
Carrier Sales (Brokering/Capacity Management)
Service Offering:
Non-Asset (Traditional Brokerage)
Since 1994, our client has been involved in the grocery distribution business. They offer a full range of products and have gained industry wide experience servicing wholesalers and retailers. They offer competitive prices with on time deliveries that separate them from their competitors.
Logistics Coordinator:
This role is responsible for planning and executing transportation services from vendor shipping to stores and to third-party cross-dock facilities, ensuring on-time delivery at an appropriate cost and service level. In addition, this individual is responsible for building strong relationships with carriers, negotiating rates, and providing excellent follow-up and customer service. Also, will be handling daily communications with customers and resolving any customer issues in a timely manner.
Job Type: Full-time  
  • Negotiating freight rates with carriers and freight brokers.
  • Verifying pickup and delivery information.
  • Coordinate each shipment with multiple parties.
  • Ability to provide alternatives/solutions quickly to transportation issues as they arise.
  • Finding and searching for carriers using DAT, and Internet Truck Stop. • Scheduling pickup and delivery appointments.
  • Dispatching drivers.  
  • Track & Trace loads.
  • Assisting and managing with freight claims.  
  • Setting up new carriers.


  • Previous experience in the transportation or freight brokerage industry is required.  
  • Excellent negotiation skills.
  • Multi-task effectively in a fast-paced environment.
  • Excellent follow through and follow up.
  • Organized and detail orientated.
  • Ability to react quickly and re-prioritize loads quickly.
This position offers a competitive base salary.