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Working As A Transportation Coordinator

  • Communicating with Supervisors, Peers, or Subordinates
  • Making Decisions and Solving Problems
  • Getting Information
  • Scheduling Work and Activities
  • Coordinating the Work and Activities of Others
  • Deal with People

  • Unpleasant/Angry People

  • Make Decisions

  • Repetitive

  • Stressful

  • $64,220

    Average Salary

What Does A Transportation Coordinator Do At J.B. Hunt Transport

* Market, service and promote JBHT's transportation products and services.
* Develop and manage a network of outside carriers to move freight in the most profitable manner.
* Negotiate rates with carriers to meet margin requirements and ensure maximum profitability.
* Meet or exceed required margin and revenue goals for their assigned branch.
* Ensure customer satisfaction and adequate service levels where freight is picked up and delivered using safe, reliable carriers.
* Build freight volume from existing customers.
* Establish and maintain a book of regular business.
* Maintain and build effective relationships with customers and carriers.
* Solicit new sales by developing leads and cold calling potential customers.
* Position requires full time attendance

What Does A Transportation Coordinator Do At Kelly Services

* Quote, schedule and load truck load & LTL shipments including van, flatbed and specialized/over sized shipments for both onsite and offsite product.
* Coordinate communication of delivery schedules of finished products between project coordinators and customers.
* Assist in Scheduling Enclosure deliveries for Production.
* Manage Crane Bay.
* Complete import/export paperwork.
* Manage necessary paperwork for billing, shipping, invoicing etc.
* Schedule crane appointments, complete bills of lading and prepare shipments for loading.
* Back up Material & Freight Handlers .
* Daily JSA assessments & submission of forms.
* Assist in keeping outdoors and warehouse organized and items marked.
* Other department tasks as assigned.
* Back up Shipping Supervisor

What Does A Transportation Coordinator Do At Easter Seals

* For more than 70 years, Easterseals of Southeastern Pennsylvania has been helping people with disabilities gain greater independence.
* Our mission is to provide exceptional services to ensure that all people with disabilities or special needs and their families have equal opportunities to live, learn, work and play in their communities.
* We strive to hire those who are passionate about the pediatric special needs population, have good communications skills, enjoy a team environment and want to make a difference in the lives of those they assist.
* The Transportation Coordinator responsibilities includecoordinating and managing the operations related to client transportation including but not limited to the supervision of school drivers and school bus attendants, handling fleet inventory management and maintenance, scheduling, vehicle dispatching and recordkeeping.
* Substitute Bus Driver responsibilities may be required on rare occasions

What Does A Transportation Coordinator Do At Kforce

* Manage carrier performance database by tracing and recording all shipments assigned by the dispatchers for the company
* File carrier claims and collect funds from carriers, bringing to resolution failed deliveries of overage, shortage, and damage events
* Work with dispatchers to resolve delivery issues (while happening or after the fact) in marketplace
* Provide creative solutions to sales/procurement to overcome obstacles as presented delivery, billing, pod, carrier services, etc.
* Research, record and maintain carrier files for company as a whole to be used in logistical supply chain

What Does A Transportation Coordinator Do At Randstad

* Extensive phone work with both internal and external customers; as well as with transportation service providers, food brokers and buyers.
* Schedule customer delivery appointments via telephone, email and various commercial and customer proprietary online websites.
* Manage OS&D and Return Authorizations as instructed while coordinating returns with LTL carriers using the best cost options.
* Monitor, tracking and trace Ken's shipments to ensure timely deliveries to our customers.
* Capture related transportation data to support Ken's Foods financial reporting.
* Gather and create various departmental reports concerning service quality and route efficiency. (Daily, weekly, monthly & quarterly).
* Research and authorize carrier request for additional accessorial charges beyond the scope of their contracted pricing.
* Communicate effectively with other Ken's Foods departments.
* Liaison with purchasing, production planning, customer service and warehouse operations.
* Become proficient with 3rd party transportation software systems including shipment planning & execution, route optimization and carrier settlement.
* Experience in collaborating with Truckload and LTL carriers both on a dry and refrigerated basis.
* Demonstrate proficiency in working with Microsoft Excel, Word, Access, Power point and Outlook.
* Learn to work with P
* C. Miler and Ken's Foods intranet web based transportation programs.
* Working hours: MONDAY THRU FRIDAY

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Transportation Coordinator Career Paths

Transportation Coordinator
Dispatcher Police Officer Security Officer
Account Manager
5 Yearsyrs
Motor Transport Operator Driver Operation Supervisor
Branch Manager
6 Yearsyrs
Operation Supervisor Office Manager Operations Manager
Distribution Center Manager
9 Yearsyrs
Operations Manager General Manager
District Manager
7 Yearsyrs
Operations Manager Plant Manager
General Manager
7 Yearsyrs
Transportation Manager Safety Manager General Manager
General Manager Of Operations
9 Yearsyrs
Dispatcher Operations Manager
Operations Director
9 Yearsyrs
Driver Dispatcher
Operations Manager
7 Yearsyrs
Driver Delivery Driver Operations Manager
Plant Manager
11 Yearsyrs
Transportation Supervisor Operations Manager Operations Director
President Of Operations
11 Yearsyrs
Motor Transport Operator Truck Driver Operations Manager
Program Manager
8 Yearsyrs
Transportation Supervisor Transportation Manager Operations Manager
Property Manager
6 Yearsyrs
Operation Supervisor Account Manager Operations Manager
Regional Operation Manager
9 Yearsyrs
Logistics Specialist Security Officer Account Manager
Sales Manager
5 Yearsyrs
Transportation Manager General Manager
Senior Manager
10 Yearsyrs
Logistics Specialist Logistics Manager Operations Manager
Senior Operations Manager
9 Yearsyrs
Truck Driver Operation Supervisor Transportation Manager
Transportation Director
10 Yearsyrs
Account Manager Driver Operation Supervisor
Transportation Manager
8 Yearsyrs
Account Manager District Manager Warehouse Manager
Warehouse Operations Manager
7 Yearsyrs
Logistics Manager Supply Chain Manager
Warehouse/Logistics Manager
7 Yearsyrs
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Transportation Coordinator Demographics


  • Female

  • Male

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  • White

  • Hispanic or Latino

  • Asian

  • Unknown

  • Black or African American

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Languages Spoken

  • Spanish

  • Carrier

  • French

  • Russian

  • Portuguese

  • Japanese

  • Korean

  • Italian

  • Romanian

  • Tagalog

  • Arabic

  • Vietnamese

  • Hmong

  • Hindi

  • Mandarin

  • Danish

  • Khmer

  • Hawaiian

  • Ukrainian

  • Georgian

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Real Transportation Coordinator Salaries

Job Title Company Location Start Date Salary
SR. Manager, Transportation Coordination Castor Americas Inc. Houston, TX Dec 21, 2009 $330,000
SR. Manager, Transportation Coordination Castor Americas Inc. Houston, TX Jan 11, 2010 $330,000
MPO Transportation Coordinator Shelby County Government Memphis, TN May 01, 2011 $89,040
Transportation Coordinator Exiros USA Corporation Houston, TX Dec 27, 2010 $70,000
Transportation Coordinator Phoenix Bulk Carrier(Us)LLC Middletown, RI Feb 23, 2011 $60,050
Transportation Coordinator Phoenix Bulk Carriers (Us) LLC Middletown, RI Oct 01, 2012 $60,000
Transportation Coordinator Phoenix Bulk Carriers (Us) LLC Newport, RI Oct 01, 2012 $60,000
Transportation Coordinator Phoenix Bulk Carriers Us, LLC. Middletown, RI Jun 01, 2010 $60,000
Administarative Transport Coordinator Diversified Transportation Services, Inc. Washington, DC Jul 01, 2010 $48,485

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Top Skills for A Transportation Coordinator


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Top Transportation Coordinator Skills

  1. Bus Drivers
  2. Delivery Schedules
  3. Safety Rules
You can check out examples of real life uses of top skills on resumes here:
  • Communicated effectively with teachers, parents, school staff & bus drivers to ensure the safety of Head Start students
  • Maintain delivery schedules and track deliveries to ensure deliveries are met.
  • Wear personal protective equipment, and abide by all safety rules and regulations.
  • Acted as a liaison for the day to day tactical execution between logistics centers, carriers, customers and Transportation Center.
  • Collaborate with other managers and staff members in order to formulate and implement policies, procedures, goals, and objectives.

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Transportation Coordinator Videos

The life of a Transportation Manager - Introduction

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A Day in the life of a Transport manager