Logistics Coordinator - Lake Success, NY
Location:Lake Success, NY
Salary:$50-55K (DOE)
Visa Sponsor:No
Language:English: Native Level
Japanese logistics company seeks a Logistics Coordinator in Lake Success, NY

Summary of Position: Coordinating logistics arrangements and customer support

【Essential Duties and Responsibilities】 (other duties may be assigned)
• Coordinate and expedite the delivery of material in the most efficient and cost-effective manner for all transport modes
• Communicate with our customers and promptly respond with the latest updates on their shipment
• Arrange import /export clearance and tariff classification for customs house brokers / forwarders / NVOCC / consolidators / carriers
• Knowledge of routing material according to customer’s request (may include drayage, trans-load/warehouse, etc.)
• Direct communication and follow-up with subcontractors to understand SGL’s handling requirements
• Investigate, resolve, and document any shipment discrepancies, analyze and suggest improvements
• Gather vendor invoices and verify charges in order to schedule payment
• Quote rates and calculate costs of goods to be moved based on weight, volume, and transit mode/distance
• Evaluate and process insurance claims if required
• Other duties assigned as needed

• Associates’ Degree in Business or Supply Chain Management or related field required
• A minimum of 5 years’ import/export experience in the logistics field
• Demonstrated knowledge of SAP/OPUS, claims, supply chains, Customs & Border Protection (CBP) and compliance, Federal Maritime Commission (FMC), Partnered Government Agencies (PGA)
• Requires in-depth knowledge of the supply chain/logistics processes and current best practices
• Excellent oral and written communication skills, including detailed reporting abilities.

【Additional Skills and Abilities】
• Highly organized, excellent problem-solving skills, superior follow-up skills
• Must be proficient in Microsoft Office, at least intermediary level, experience using SAP a plus
• Secondary language a plus (Japanese)
• Superior math skills, including conversions
• Ability to analyze different problems and find solutions
HAZMAT certification a plus, TWIC card

Lake Success, NY

$50-55K (DOE)