Logistics / Transportation

Accountable for acting as the primary interface between customer, Alpert & Alpert Iron & Metal, Inc. yards and transportation operations to ensure transportation shipments are loaded and delivered within customer required delivery parameters.

REPRESENTATIVE PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES*

  • Utilize various transportation provider and internal software systems, to facilitate material movement planning and scheduling.
  • Prepares and updates monthly logistics, schedule to assure deliveries to production locations. Coordinate / communicates product delivery schedules with customers.
  • Coordinate daily activity to track location and movement of inventory finished goods and raw materials via rail cars, barges, and trucks. Provide reports to internal and external customers as required.
  • Assist in obtaining necessary transportation permits for inbound and outbound shipments, as required to facilitate timely movements via rail, barge or other mode of transportation.
  • Works closely with providers to assure efficient and effective execution of defined processes and goods transportation;
  • Organizes and maintains hard copy and electronic documentation supporting order fulfillment, distribution means, pricing, and contractual obligations,
  • Codes, and prepares proper paperwork for billing and authorization of a variety of invoices per defined processes,
  • Re-routes freight as needed to meet demands and minimize costs
  • Initiates shrink threshold and loss claims with warehouse providers and tracking reconciliation of the same per contract standards,
  • Ensures accuracy of physical inventory order sequence by entering inter-company purchase orders and inter-company transfers into the system following defined processes,
  • Verifies accuracy of physical inventory when needed,
  • Answers questions regarding sourcing from internal and external customers as needed,
  • Coordinate with operating department to manage inventory levels at multiple yard locations
  • Ensure compliance with all state, federal, environmental, safety, and hazardous waste regulations.
  • Communicate with customers on any loads in jeopardy of being late for delivery.
  • Central point of contact for customer on day-to-day status reports, primarily focused around on time delivery.
  • Escalation of day-to-day carrier issues for regional transportation operations.
  • Verifies inventory locations and availability for shipment against requirements specified in purchase orders;
  • Reviews inventory position daily and weekly against outstanding orders and sales forecasts and takes action to expedite inbound shipments

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED

  • 3 plus years’ experience in customer service support
  • Transportation and warehouse experience preferred
  • High school diploma required
  • MS Office skills and experience required (Word/Excel)
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Team-oriented approach to problem resolution and ability to work in fast paced environment.
  • Bilingual (English/Spanish preferred)
  • Excellent phone, written and oral communication skills; ability to read and comprehend instructions and effectively prepare and present information to internal and external customers
  • Handles stressful situations and deadline pressures well
  • Plans and carries out responsibilities with minimal direction

Experience:

  • Steamship booking : 3 years (Required)

Education:

  • High school or equivalent (Preferred)

Send your resume to careers@valuewindowsdoors.com if you interest in this opportunity.