Freight Coordinator Jobs at EFutures in Colombo, Western Province

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EFutures company opens jobs for Freight Coordinator positions in the Western Province region. The type of work we provide is Full-time.

The criteria for the employees we need are having common and adaptable (for details, you can ask the company) skills with beginners or seniors experience, as well as employees who are honest, disciplined and responsible.

The estimated salary offered by this company is quite competitive around රු. 11,000 - රු. 29,000 (per month). However, the salary can go up or down depending on the company that decides it.

The Headhunters company itself is engaged in sejenis, of course if you are interested in applying for this company, you can register immediately.

Job Information

Position:Freight Coordinator
Region:Western Province, Colombo - Western Province
Employment Type:Full-time

Job Description

Job Summary:

  • Coordinate and manage shipments from various domestic and foreign suppliers.

Essential Qualifications:

  • Excellent hands-on working knowledge of US domestic freight transportation via truck, rail, rail piggyback, airfreight, and ocean freight.
  • Working knowledge of cross-dock, freight consolidation, container loading, and port dray operations.
  • Experience in ocean freight documentation, filing electronic AES entries, customs clearance, etc.
  • Pricing analysis and negotiation skills – ability to perform freight cost analysis, negotiate rates, read ocean rates, harmonized classifications, and complete bills of lading.
  • Knowledge of handling time and temperature-sensitive shipments.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills. (Prefer bilingual English & Spanish)
  • Knowledge of entry documentation and submission, 7501, 3461, USDA, FDA, and prior notice. (FTZ experience a plus)

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Review purchase orders in the system to determine weekly scheduling of activity and movement of purchase orders. (Experience in handling perishable goods is a plus.)
  • Follow established guidelines and process inbound shipments via cross-dock facilities.
  • Determine shipment origin points and set up pickup plans.
  • Excellent follow-up daily, weekly, and monthly pending shipments and meet the required purchase order service levels and inventory balances.
  • Communicate shipment information and transit issues internally and externally with buyers, product suppliers, and transportation suppliers.
  • Direct scheduling of shipments with suppliers, truckers, warehouses, brokers, ship companies, and buyers.
  • Update systems with shipment data and produce all required documents for AES, US Customs, Shipping Companies, etc.

Education and Experience:

  • Technical training in Traffic/Transportation, US Customs, or related fields is a PLUS.
  • Minimum of five (5) years of hands-on experience in shipping.
  • Three (3) years of import and export freight and documentation.
  • Excellent computer skills, use of Excel, Word, and Data Entry Systems.

Language Skills:

  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret transportation and purchasing documents.
  • Ability to clearly express both verbally and in writing your directions on transportation matters. Prefer bilingual English & Spanish.

Mathematical Skills:

  • Ability to calculate figures and amounts with percentages, area, and volumes.

Leadership and Reasoning Skills:

  • Ability to resolve practical operational problems and deal with a variety of variables and situations that require the cooperation of many individuals to get the work completed on time within budget.

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  • Bonus for overtime
  • Gain experience
  • Comfortable work environment

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E Futures is a global provider of custom-built, comprehensive, integrated solutions for futures markets. We offer real-time market data, powerful analytical tools, customised risk management solutions, automated trade strategies and customised simulations to our customers. Our range of futures-based services is tailor-made to meet the needs of each customer, and ranges from data-driven solutions to institutional markets to algorithmic trading solutions for sophisticated investors. Our commitment to the futures trader community is to provide a comprehensive suite of online trading and analytical tools to meet every investor’s needs.

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