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Operations Coordinator in Niles, IL at AFN

Date Posted: 7/22/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

At AFN we hire the best of the best – we are looking for individuals with a strong drive to mastering and completing assignments. This position is for you if you demonstrate strong attention to detail and exactness as well as an inquisitive drive to analyze information and data. 

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. 


  • Exceptional operational execution for customer shipments and transportation service
  • Develop and maintain customer account relationships through proactive support
  • Quote shipments
  • Deliver world-class service to our carriers, customers and AFN teammates
  • Fulfill other duties as required
  • Travel up to 25% 

As an Operations Coordinator, you’ll provide premier transportation services to AFN customers by executing critical daily operations and collaborating with internal and external parties to ensure AFN meets and exceeds customer expectations. The key to your success is driving results and profitability through demonstrated initiative, entrepreneurial spirit and strategic thinking.  

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Job Requirements



Education and Experience

Skills and Competencies

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred; or HS Diploma/GED/Associates Degree required

  • Prior experience working in transportation a plus

  • 1 - 2 years experience managing a customer relationship preferred

  • Ability to juggle a variety of tasks

  • Analytical aptitude

  • Attention to detail and confident decision-making skills

  • Strategic & process improvement driven

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office


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.

We ask that all candidates take the Culture Index survey as the first step in the recruiting process.  You only need to fill the survey out one time. The link may be found here: