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Position: [] Logistics Representative
Location: , Alabama
United States of America
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Logistics Representative – Tuscaloosa, AL

 

DESCRIPTION
Dixie Pulp & Paper, Inc. seeks a Logistics Representative at its Home Office located in Tuscaloosa, Alabama. The Logistics Representative enhances Dixie Pulp & Paper’s supply chain by developing relationships to promote better service and cost results. This position will report to the Logistics Manager.

RESPONSIBILITIES TO INCLUDE, BUT NOT LIMITED TO
:

  • Communicate and coordinate with freight vendors and Customer Service with the goal of securing capacity.
  • Negotiate and review rates with carriers to preserve favorable status for Dixie and keep costs down where possible
  • Handle and resolve all verbal and written correspondence timely, professionally and with a respectful, caring and responsive attitude. This includes phone calls, emails, memos, letters, spreadsheets, BOLs, etc.
  • Inspect and analyze shipment documents and correspondence for accuracy and follow up needed
  • Record details of all shipment transactions, inquiries, comments, complaints and actions taken
  • Communicate to Logistics Manager suggested changes needed to freight vendor databases
  • Source new freight vendors for existing business needs
  • Work independently or in collaboration with others with determination and perseverance while exercising sound judgment with flexibility to complete work in an accurate and thorough manner
  • Utilize computer and various software packages (cieTrade, Excel, Word, Outlook) to complete daily responsibilities

 

EXPERIENCE

  • 3 to 5 years office work experience in a logistics-related industry preferred
  • Strong decision making and analytical abilities
  • Strong detail orientation and communication/listening skills
  • Strong organizational skills to manage workflow
  • Has a pleasant, patient, friendly and can-do attitude
  • Paper background is a plus

 

COMPENSATION

  • Competitive base salary commensurate on experience
  • Benefits include Health Insurance, Paid Vacation and Holidays, Profit Sharing Plan, 401K

 

All qualified candidates must be able to pass drug and background screens.

Interested candidates send resume to Becky Lyon

email: joblisting@dixiepaper.com fax: 205-759-2606; phone: 205-759-2600