Transportation Coordinator
Land O' Lakes
 Ames, IA

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Job Posting Title:

Transportation Coordinator

Job Description:

As our Transportation Coordinator, you will be working with customers, drivers, sales, accounting and other Transportation Coordinators. Individual will possess excellent verbal and written communication and multi-tasking skills, be proficient at utilizing software programs to price freight, track loads, validate costs, maintain safety records and build reports to analyze and provide information. This individual should work with people in a professional and respectful manner and address issues in a constructive way.

Specific focuses are:

Transportation Support & Data Management

  • Track, reconcile, validate, and report on TEX asset equipment costs using Company software to improve efficiencies and recommend cost saving initiatives.
  • Support Owner Operators and Company Drivers with ELD and FMSCA requirements.
  • Maintain daily records and prepare documentation for all owner operators.
  • Develop, maintain and report on Owner Operator scorecards increasing efficiencies and profits with company assets.
  • Verify carriers being used have proper operating authority, insurance, W-9 and other documentation.
  • Recommend truck tractors and trailers best suited to handle various products and routes of our business.
  • Prepare and keep equipment and driver files current. – (Keeps all DOT, audit, accident, equipment and driver qualification files and helps to streamline the process.
  • Must become familiar with DOT hours of service rules and be knowledgeable on all HAZMAT regulations as well as customs and border crossing procedures into Canada.

Required Education/Experience/Knowledge/Qualifications:

Education and/or Experience - Minimum of a Bachelor's degree plus 3+ years experience and/or training in logistics or transportation; or equivalent combination of education and work experience. At least 3 years of experience with computer and office procedures. Customer Relations and people management background a plus.


Written and verbal communication skills

Mathematical skills

Reasoning ability

Process Management coordination skills

Internal/External collaboration and interpersonal skills

Land O'Lakes, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE) M/F/Vets/Disabled. The company maintains a drug-free workforce, including pre- and post-employment substance abuse testing pursuant to a Drug and Alcohol Policy.

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