The transportation coordinator works to optimize the transportation and suppliers network for their organization. Their main objective is to ensure that all incoming and outgoing deliveries are made on time. Transportation coordinators must be careful to comply with all government rules and regulations regarding the transportation of goods and materials. They maintain delivery schedules and tracking deliveries, as well as provide tracking information to customers and internal departments as needed. Transportation coordinators also report on any issues or delays in product shipment. Additionally, these coordinators may also research and negotiate delivery costs to develop more cost-effective shipping methods. They also handles customer complaints regarding late or damaged shipments.
Transportation Coordinator Tasks
Collect logistics data to analyze, correlate, index, and forecast logistics needs in formal reports.
Ensure delivery to customers on time and intact by working with vendors, suppliers, and carriers.
Schedule inbound and outbound delivery, working with carriers and using routing software.