For one of our customers, located at the Port of Ghent, we are looking for a Logistics Coordinator. The Logistics Coordinator is responsible for operational and administrative tasks related to transportation on behalf of the logistics center. You ensure that the company makes best use of the approved carrier base in order to achieve optimum performance and cost effective transportation. Furthermore you fullfil all necessary tasks in order to ensure that equipment is loaded correctly and accompanied by appropriate documentation within the required time frame. Finally the logistics coordinator processes transport bookings, ensuring the data is accurate and complete prior to acceptance. You are responsible for scheduling all collections in close liaison with the warehouse.
Your main activities involve:
Arranging transportation within Europe.
Developing and maintaining goods relations with the client and carrier contacts.
Monitoring the day-to-day performance of 3rd party carriers in order to provide agreed service levels.
Contribute towards cost savings and improved operational performance objectives.
Scheduling of trailers.
Ensure timely and accurate completion of export documentation.
Working with the internal site to achieve efficiencies in the business processes.
Timely and accurate maintenance of the client?s IT systems and of manual reporting requirements.
Be innovative towards way of operating the business.
Suggest solutions and improvements.
You consider yourself as customer oriented and have commercial skills. And you are a good team teamplayer.
You speak fluently Dutch and English.
Good knowledge of transport operations.
A challenging job in an international environment.