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Fright Account Coordinator

Company: CORESTAFF Services
Location: Chicago
Posted on: November 27, 2022

Job Description:

*Location*: Chicago, Illinois Office

*Job Summary*

The Account Coordinator supporting the Intermodal Operations department represents the core of our Company's operation as they are responsible for coordinating daily freight load movements on a national scale, while maintaining customer satisfaction in an extremely high-pressure, time-sensitive atmosphere. They are a motivated, self-starters able to manage multiple projects at once within a fast-paced environment. The below is intended to describe the general content of and requirements for the performance of each role and is not to be construed as an exhaustive statement of essential functions, responsibilities or requirements_._

*Primary Duties and Responsibilities*

* Determine the most profitable routing option.
* Schedule appointments per the customer's requirements
* Send the carrier the load information and confirm carrier capacity.
* Develop and maintain professional relationships with customers and carriers.
* Meet performance objectives relative to self-inspection of the accuracy, timeliness, and effectiveness of customers' requirements.
* Professional communication with carriers, customers, receivers, shippers, and railroads
* Manage equipment pool management, reconciliation, and reporting
* Submit rail billing to the respective railroads and equipment providers.
* Obtain In-and-Out times from all carriers
* Ensure loaded containers go into the railroad as scheduled
* Process accessorial charges incurred at origin and or at destination
* Audit and maintain work orders
* Release invoices
* Run various reports that will assist in properly managing customer orders
* Back Up for other team members and/or team leader, as needed
* Provide in-depth daily tracing of loads
* Schedule delivery appointments per customer's requirements
* Ensure termination of empty equipment in a timely manner
* Promote and display Cornerstones Core Values: Integrity, Honesty, Respect, Loyalty, Never Satisfied

*Minimum Knowledge, Abilities, and Skills Required*

* Bachelor's Degree in Business, Transportation, Logistics or related field preferred, but not required
* 1-2+ years transportation or logistics industry experience preferred, but not required
* Cost management experience preferred, but not required
* Excellent oral and written communication skills
* Excellent customer service and interpersonal skills
* Possess a strong sense of urgency and time management skills
* Ability to work well under time-sensitive, high-pressure, stressful situations
* Strong negotiating skills
* Able to manage multiple projects simultaneously
* Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite


Job Type: Full-time

* 401(k)
* Dental insurance
* Health insurance
* Paid time off
* Vision insurance
* 8 hour shift

* Bachelor's (Required)

* Logistics: 2 years (Required)
* Negotiation: 1 year (Required)

Work Location: One location%5359231%

Keywords: CORESTAFF Services, Chicago , Fright Account Coordinator, Other , Chicago, Illinois

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