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Logistics Planner

Company: Sparks Group
Location: Charlotte
Posted on: November 23, 2021

Job Description:

Job Summary/Company: Do you work well under pressure and enjoy the challenge of multi-taking? Are you an excellent communicator and well organized? Do you have experience working in transportation or logistics? Apply here! Sparks Group is partnering with an international leader in comprehensive logistics management, located South Charlotte. They are currently seeking a motivated professional to contribute to their global development strategy and grow with their fast-paced work culture as a Logistics Planner. If you have a passion for managing complex logistics, developing new business relationships and delivering the highest standard of customer service to clients across the globe, apply to this opportunity today! Responsibilities: --- Obtain accurate and complete load information from customers for order processing and ensure that all load templates have current requirements. --- Solicit business referrals and contact information to generate new customer accounts and new business from existing customers. --- Negotiate the best rate for services while meeting Company profit margin goals. --- Monitor customer order volumes and trends, initiating calls to customer and notifying management when routine order trends are interrupted or declining. --- Alert customers to additional charges and request acknowledgement in writing via fax or email. --- Nurture continuous move mentality within carrier base. --- Grow customer base through phone sales by understanding that growth from existing clientele is the optimum way to increase sales. The Logistics Planner will generate a weekly list of prospects to be provided to the Operations Manager. --- Ensure carrier and customer database information is communicated to systems support staff for accurate data management. --- Process all orders in TMS program. --- Cultivate customers by demonstrating cordiality and responsiveness to customer needs to assist in obtaining repeat orders and growing the account. --- Keep management abreast of new customers for follow up in a weekly report to the Operations Manager. Qualifications/Background Profile:

  • High School diploma required, Associate's degree preferred
  • Minimum of 3 years of--chemical bulk shipping experience or--Iso-container drayage and port/depot operations
  • Professional telephone demeanor
  • Organized and able to excel in a multi-tasking environment--
  • Ability to work in a team environment and share daily workload for increased continuous movements among Logistics Planners
  • High level of proficiency in using office equipment and in Microsoft Windows XP Professional and Microsoft Office products: Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint ----------Download the Sparks Group Jobs mobile app from--Apple App Store--or--Google Play. ----------Qualified candidates should send their resume AND call--Sparks Group--for additional details. Please note, resume must include a valid email address in order to be considered. We look forward to discussing your background, your current job search, and your potential career path with--Sparks Group!Sparks Group is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, pregnancy, citizenship, family status, genetic information, disability, or protect veteran status.--

Keywords: Sparks Group, Charlotte , Logistics Planner, Professions , Charlotte, North Carolina

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