Logistics Coordinator

THIS PAGE HAS BEEN UPDATED TO REFLECT OUR MOST RECENT CHANGES IN OUR GOAL TO KEEPING OUR EMPLOYEES/SUB-CONTRACTORS (AND THEIR FAMILIES), OUR CUSTOMERS AND OUR NATION SAFE FROM COVID-19.

*Delivery Drivers (NON_CDL, Class A & B) are no longer required to report to any of our locations throughout the New York City Metropolitan Service Area.

*ALL Employees (Dispatchers, Human Resources, Accounting & Payroll Service Agents, Sales Associates and Logistic Coordinators) will be provided telecommuting equipment (such as mobile/landline phone, laptop/PC, internet and mobile software) and will no longer be required to report (in person) to any of our locations.

Since 2010, Forrester Corporation has been an industry leader in transportation and logistics. Forrester Corporation is a family-owned company offering multi modes of transportation; dry van, and flatbed. We also employ a wide variety of Non Commercial Vehicles. We take pride in the quality and dedication of our employees as well as the safe and on-time service we provide to our customers. Forrester Corporation's Logistics Services is now completely online (due to COVID-19). The Logistics division manages customer freight in conjunction with our driving staff and manages direct accounts. Forrester Corporation Logistics is currently seeking motivated individuals looking to start or improve their career with a growing organization with our newly implemented state-of-the-art software as a Logistics Coordinator.

Logistics Coordinator Summary

Develop and grow customer accounts and provide logistics services to meet freight capacity demands.

Logistics Coordinator Duties and Responsibilities

  • Build and maintain relationships with new and existing carriers/drivers and customers.

  • Understand carrier networks and match carrier preferred lanes with customer freight.

  • Continually source business for carriers by working with internal colleagues and prospecting new customers.

  • Cover, track, and trace shipments to support colleagues in maintaining exceptional customer service.

  • Develop capacity solutions to effectively support customer needs.

  • Negotiate customer and carrier rates to meet margin objectives.

Logistics Coordinator Qualification Requirements

  • Interested in building a career with a growth oriented company.

  • Driven to make money and a talent for negotiating.

  • Able to build client relationships quickly.

  • A strong team player with excellent written and verbal communications skills.

  • Able to manage multiple tasks effectively and efficiently.

  • Desire to learn and utilize new technologies and ideas to service carriers and customers.

  • Experience with carrier sales, marketing, or customer service with brokerage sales preferred.

  • A college degree in business, logistics or transportation-related field preferred.

Logistics Coordinator Benefits

We offer Competitive Salaries and Comprehensive Benefits Packages for our full-time employees! Our Benefits Package offers:

  • Health, Dental, Vision and Life Insurance

  • Short and Long Term Disability Insurance

  • Critical Illness and Accident Insurance

  • Flexible Spending Accounts for both Medical and Dependent Care Expenses

  • 401(k) with an Employer Match

  • Generous Paid-Time Off (PTO)

  • Paid Holidays and more!