Logistics Specialist
Princeton, New Jersey, United States

Job Summary

Occupation Transportation and Logistics
Specialty Specialist
Location 08875, Somerset, New Jersey, United States
Visa Sponsorship No

Job Description

Last Update: 1/07/23
Company:
US2160 Sysco Guest Supply, LLC


Zip Code:
08873


Minimum Level of Education:
High School or Equivalent


Minimum Years of Experience:
1 Year


Employment Type:
Full Time


Travel Percentage:
0


JOB SUMMARY
The Logistics Specialist is responsible for the coordination of all aspects of direct to customer and drop shipments including sourcing carriers, tracking shipments from origin to final delivery, auditing invoices and providing general customer service as needed.


RESPONSIBILITIES


Source, arrange, execute and track demand Truck load (TL) drop shipments and DC Direct to Customer Deliveries by providing the most cost effective and service-oriented freight quotes.
Communicate with and monitor service providers, such as ocean carriers, air freight forwarders, or trucking companies including completing and providing all Export documentation for shipments; auditing of all international freight Invoices for drayage, CBP Duties, freight forwarding and Ocean Transport; resolving invoice disputes and carrier payment reconciliations.
Develop an understanding of customers' needs and take actions to ensure such needs are met. Maintain and develop positive business relationships with customers' and service providers' key personnel involved in transportation.
Interpret data on transportation elements such as service provider performance against targets, benchmarks and service agreements. Coordinate Alternate DC to HI/AK/PR shipments through carrier sourcing and providing all required documentation.


QUALIFICATIONS

Education


High school diploma
Bachelor's degree preferably in purchasing, supply chain, or business


Experience


One year related experience required


Skills


Ability to communicate clearly, primarily by telephone, with employees and outside business contacts
Mastery level of skill with Microsoft Excel
Microsoft Office Suite, A/S 400


Physical Demands


Work is sedentary in nature
A substantial part of the day is spent on key entry


Mental/Visual Demands
Must be able to read at distances close to the eyes, with or without correction


Working Conditions
Office environment


BENEFITS INFORMATION:
For information on Sysco's Benefits, please visit https://SyscoBenefits.com


HOW WE PROTECT OUR
ASSOCIATES

COVID-19 Precaution(s):


Personal protective equipment and masks provided
Temperature screenings
Social distancing guidelines in place
Sanitizing, disinfecting, and cleaning procedures in place


OVERVIEW:

Sysco is the global leader in foodservice distribution. With over 57,000 associates and a fleet of over 13,000 vehicles, Sysco operates approximately 326 distribution facilities worldwide and serves more than 625,000 customer locations.

We offer our associates the opportunity to grow personally and professionally, to contribute to the success of a dynamic organization, and to serve others in a manner that exceeds their expectations. We're looking for talented, hard-working individuals to join our team. Come grow with us and let us show you why Sysco is at the heart of food and service.


AFFIRMATIVE ACTION STATEMENT:

Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States.

We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer, and consider qualified applicants without regard to race, color, creed, religion, ancestry, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, veteran status or any other protected factor under federal, state or local law.

This opportunity is available through Sysco Corporation, its subsidiaries and affiliates.