Shipping Logistics Coordinator

The Shipping Logistic Coordinator will be responsible for the day-to-day planning and administrative tasks related to the shipping and receiving functions for Fortress Building Products – Garland, TX location.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Release new orders into the WMS system for picking
  • Monitor open orders in the picking and shipping process to ensure timely completion
  • Work with shipping clerk to create loads and schedule the truckload and LTL
  • Coordinate pool truckload shipments to common destinations
  • Schedule container receiving appointments
  • Prepare commercial invoices and other export documents to support international shipments
  • Prepare weekly shipping metrics for reporting
  • Collaborate with accounting for transportation invoice discrepancies and resolve with the provider
  • Maintain a clean work environment and work with the Warehouse Manager to ensure that the warehouse facility is in compliance with all health and safety regulations specified by the Department of Labor and the State of Texas.

Skills and Experience Required

  • High School Diploma or GED Equivalent, some college preferred
  • 2+ years in a clerical shipping environment
  • Experienced in load scheduling and carrier assignments for outbound orders
  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel, Word and Outlook
  • Able to perform basic math equations
  • Self-motivated, in need of minimal supervision
  • Must be punctual and reliable
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Team player, eager to be cross-trained
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Meticulous attention to detail
  • Strong interpersonal skills and leadership attributes to manage the day-to-day activities and implement long-range goals

Preferred Experience

  • Experience with UPS Worldship, FedEx Ship Manager a plus
  • Experience in Export documentation a plus
  • Experience with a Warehouse Management System / Barcode Picking and Shipping a plus
Fortress Building Products is an EEO employer - M/F/Vets/Disabled
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