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Logistics Specialist

Company: Allyn International Services, Inc.
Location: Fort Myers
Posted on: January 22, 2023

Job Description:

Allyn International is currently looking for a full-time Logistics Specialist in Fort Myers, FL to join our organization! Recent Grads Welcome to Apply! Allyn is a privately-held professional services firm established in 1992. We are dedicated to providing high-quality, customer-centric services and solutions for the global marketplace. Our core products include transportation management, logistics sourcing, freight forwarding, supply chain consulting, tax management, and customs compliance. Our clients range from small local businesses to Fortune 500 firms in multiple industries.What does a Logistics Specialist do? The Logistics Specialist is responsible for managing logistics activities in a manner that shall meet business fulfillment requirements in parallel with the goal of transportation cost reduction. The position is responsible for collecting and communicating all necessary information related to upcoming and ongoing shipments, projects, and services, as well as providing logistics support, consulting, and obtaining the best possible transportation rates.Position Details:Location: Ft. Myers, FLWork Schedule: 40 hours, 8:00 AM 5:00 PM, Monday-Friday (some weekend / after-hours support / on-call rotation may be required)Position Classification: Full-Time; Salaried Exempt, Entry-LevelCompensation: $43,000-$48,000Physical Demands: Sitting, typing, walking, and talking on the phone.Work Environment: Office CubicleDrug-Free Workplace and Equal Opportunity EmployerBenefits:One day a week (WFH), 12-week maternity and paternity leave, tuition reimbursement, medical, dental, vision, basic life (paid for by Allyn), voluntary life, STD (paid for by Allyn), LTD, 401k with Company Match, Paid Vacation, Paid Sick Time, Paid Holidays, Free On-Site Fitness Classes, and more!Required Experience and Education:Bachelor's or equivalent college degree preferredInternational logistics experience preferredScheduling and critical path management experience preferredRequired Skills:Microsoft ExcelExcellent customer service Issue resolution experienceWritten and verbal communication skillsProblem-solving skillsData analysis skillsResponsibilities:Route cargo in accordance with legal and customer requirements.Coordinate the routing process.Issue resolution and shipment responsibilityInitiation of Claim against Logistics Service Provider if neededClaims Status Tracking and Follow Up with LSP for Claim Reimbursement; Retention of ApplicableInvoicing Information for Damage Repair and Coordination with appropriate individual(s) for Cost Recovery/Accounting InformationNotification of Service Provider by Logistics team, of Intent to File Claim and Subsequent Filing of Claim with Responsible Service ProviderConfirmation of Funds Transfer/Reimbursement via Finance Group; Applicable Updating of Claims Database Regarding Claim Status, Recovery vs. Freight Value/Claim Amount DataReporting and tracking of all claimsTraining of new employees and clients, if neededResearch and subject matter expertise in the field of logistics and transportationActively use either Allyn's ALA software or use the software chosen per the clientAccurately issue shipping documentation such as certificates of origin, customs invoices, packing lists, and certificates of insuranceReliably track and expedite the progress of specialized shipmentsActively look for and capture savings opportunities and added value opportunities when possibleActively participate in team meetings, conference calls, and daily project management calls with Allyn team and with the clientDepartment of Transportation ("DOT") and other transport regulations compliance management, including permitting, over-dimensional, and HazmatEliminate or minimize risk exposure for Allyn and customersTrack and resolve freight claimsMay be required to participate in industry publication and articlesAllyn is a privately-held professional services firm established in 1992. We are dedicated to providing high-quality, customer-centric services and solutions for the global marketplace. Our core products include transportation management, logistics sourcing, freight forwarding, supply chain consulting, tax management, and customs compliance. Our clients range from small local businesses to Fortune 500 firms in industry sectors such as power generation and renewable energy, road construction equipment, electronics, industrial materials, heavy-duty trucks, mining and drilling equipment, oil and gas, modular building, medical equipment, not for profit, and US government. Allyn conducts business in over twenty different languages and has extensive experience in both developed and emerging markets. Our highly trained experts are located throughout North America, South America, Europe and Asia. Allyn has regional headquarters in Fort Myers, FL USA, Shanghai P.R. China and Prague, Czech Republic.Allyn offers a team environment, competitive benefits and ongoing training, and support for our team members. If you are in alignment with our corporate values of focused growth, well-being, enjoyment, contribution, excellence, creativity, prosperity, and integrity, and while valuing professionalism and teamwork now is the time for you to accelerate your career and join the Allyn team. Apply today or refer a qualified friend!

Keywords: Allyn International Services, Inc., Fort Myers , Logistics Specialist, Professions , Fort Myers, Florida

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