Shipping & Logistics Coordinator

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Posted By : StandDesk.co
Organization Size : 5 to 50 Employees
Employer Type : Small Scale Industries
Employer Verified : Yes
Job Detail :-
Experience: 2 to 3 Yr
2016-04-16
Posted Date: 3 years ago
Location/City: Los Angeles, CA, United States
Country: United States
Posted For: StandDesk.co
Category: Office-Equipment / Automation
Posted Email: *****@standdesk.co

The Role

As the Shipping & Logistics Coordinator, you’ll work directly with our heads of Logistics and Operations and will be key in coordinating the worldwide end-to-end transportation of our kickass products. Every consumer has experienced delays, received things late, or had a problem with an online order. It sucks, right? You’ll be the master watchperson making sure all of our orders ship timely and efficiently, while cracking-the-whip to keep our billion dollar transportation partners honest. Since we are a small startup and rapidly growing, this is a great opportunity to develop your role and use your strengths and talents to improve the company at large. Plus, there is great potential to promote within the company!

Responsibilities

  • Process and oversee all orders within our e-commerce platforms, while staying on top of our fulfillment centers to ensure products ship timely and efficiently
  • Manage and coordinate the daily receiving and distribution of products in conjunction with our warehouse partners
  • Help to close B2B sales by obtaining the most accurate and cost effective quotes from our third-party shipping and installation vendors
  • Coordinate and oversee large B2B shipments and installs, ensuring everything stays on schedule and runs smoothly
  • Oversee the transition to our new Los Angeles-based third party warehouse, assist with creating warehouse processes, and identify problem areas to create solutions
  • Monitor shipping costs and services for consistency and errors
  • Audit 3PL and Fedex invoices for errors and recoup costs when needed
  • Assist in analyzing inventory forecasting and sales by product to make educated decisions on purchasing more inventory from the manufacturer
  • Understand and anticipate changing business needs and have the gravitas and skill to lead through these changes with precision and confidence

A little more about you

  • Minimum 2 years professional experience in the logistical, shipping, retail, or e-commerce industries
  • Obsessively organized and detail oriented; great at keeping schedules and lists
  • An A+ written and verbal communicator
  • Possess the desire to create a role for yourself within a growing company
  • Experience working with domestic and international small package carriers and air/ocean freight forwarding companies is a plus
  • Knowledge of the supply chain and distribution process is a plus
  • Very computer literate and particularly tech savvy and adept at Microsoft Excel, Gmail & Google Docs
  • Experience with Shopify, TradeGecko, or other e-commerce and inventory management platforms a plus
  • Highly analytical with exceptional negotiation skills to ensure the best rates from our vendors
  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited university (preferred)

The Details

  • Hours: 9am to 6pm with opportunity to work remotely at times
  • $12-$15+/hour starting wage depending on experience, with potential for pay increase at 30/60 days
  • Occasional travel to the Los Angeles warehouse
  • You would be an Independent Contractor and responsible for paying your own taxes

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