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Evening Logistics Coordinator / Dispatcher in Niles, IL at AFN

Date Posted: 2/12/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Niles, IL
  • Job Type:
    Supply Chain
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    2/12/2018

Job Description

At AFN, we hire the best of the best – visionary thinkersÍž people continuously looking to reinvent  the way they do business and seek out new, creative solutions. Our high-performance team is driven, empowered, innovative and packed with self-­starters. We provide our employees with  the necessary tools and freedom to build their own career paths and discover success. AFN is committed to your personal success and offers the resources, programs and support needed to make it happen. We care about your professional growth and will help you achieve your goals.  We offer a competitive base salary, aggressive incentive program and a  comprehensive benefits package. 

PRINCIPLE ACCOUNTABILITIES:

  • Communicate with truck drivers, dispatchers, customers and vendors to ensure a proactive and accurate exchange of information.
  • Accurately enter information into our transportation management systems (TMS)
  • Be organized and efficient but ready to adapt to changing responsibilities from day-to-day
  • Deliver world-class customer service to our carriers, customers and AFN teammates
  • Fulfill other duties as required 

The Logistics Coordinators (LC) team is a group of detail-oriented individuals whose day is dedicated to providing AFN’s unique brand of people-powered customer service. The LC team helps to ensure that AFN is always a proactive partner by completing check-ups multiple times throughout the life of every load. This unparalleled brand of customer service is driven by AFN’s culture of open communication and our “roll up your sleeves” attitude.

As an AFN LC, you will have a responsibility to be inquisitive, engaged members of the organization and to support AFN’s mission to provide a premier service in the logistics and distribution industry. 

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Job Requirements

REQUIREMENTS & QUALIFICATIONS: 

Education and Experience

Skills and Competencies

  • High School diploma or GED required; Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree preferred

  • 1-3 years in a customer service or administrative role preferred

  • Inquisitive-nature and a “connect-the-dots” mentality are a must

  • A positive attitude, personal initiative and laser-focus are essential in our open office environment

Who We Are:

Founded in 2003, AFN is an award-winning, third-party logistics provider focused on supply chain solutions and transportation services throughout North America.  Serving motor carriers, manufacturers and retailers, we are known for our commitment to client services, our proactive approach to fighting cargo theft and our expertise in retail compliance.  We specialize in creating customized logistics solutions for our clients, including full truckload, LTL, intermodal, high-value shipping, expedited services and outsourced transportation. 

Along with professional tools and resources, AFN also provides a growing, team-oriented, and high energy culture. Here at AFN, we have casual dress code, Free Lunch Fridays, and an in-house gym to ensure we provide a fun, comfortable atmosphere that is also professional. 

AFN is an Equal Opportunity Employer AA/M/F/V/D. No third party candidates please.

If you are unable to apply online due to a disability, contact us at 1-877-562-3236.