Our client is InSearch for a Logistics Specialist to join their Minnesota team! The ideal candidate will be responsible for accurately and independently leading and executing the logistics needs of the business (both domestic and/or international). They will also support the merchandising and sales teams and oversee the purchase and sales contract management process.

Responsibilities

  • Verify contract agreement, pricing, and freight rates to ensure accurate invoicing to customers and vendors are paid in a timely manner.
  • Execute logistics for the business through daily communication with the management team and stakeholders.
  • Lead the overall supply chain process to ensure sales contracts are filled on time and according to terms.
  • Plan, negotiate costs, execute, and track activity in transportation system and in Microsoft Excel spreadsheets.
  • Identify freight cost savings and work with management team on implementing savings.
  • Focus on long term strategic sourcing and relationship management with customers, vendors, service providers, etc.
  • Track relevant metrics, key performance indicators prescribed by manager with focus on identifying efficiencies.
  • Responsible for auditing all origin and destination demurrage and detention claims, taking the lead to acquire all necessary information to convey to Merchandisers, sales and/or Logistics Manager.

Qualifications

  • Minimum of 2-4 years of supply chain and logistics experience a must
  • Bachelor’s degree in an Ag related field or equivalent work experience needed
  • Outstanding communication, attention to detail, customer service and problem-solving skills a must
  • Strong mathematical, analytical, and organizational skills needed.
  • Agricultural background preferred.
  • Export Documentation knowledge a PLUS!!

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