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Logistics Coordinator in Chicago, IL at AFN

Date Posted: 4/19/2018

Job Snapshot

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:

  • Initiate and receive shipment status phone calls, emails, and instant messages from internal and external customers

  • System update & verification

  • Honest and proactive communication

  • Deliver world-class service to our carriers, customers and AFN teammates

  • Fulfill other duties as required 

As an AFN Logistics Coordinator, you are the first line of defense in protecting AFN and our customers through proactive tracking and tracing processes, effective communication, data integrity, and value-added risk mitigation procedures. The key to your success is driving results and profitability through demonstrated initiative, entrepreneurial spirit and strategic thinking. 

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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.