Freight Logistics Coordinator - Position in Iowa
Get a freight logistics coordinator position...with nice people that have your back.
Our Freight Logistics Coordinator is responsible for managing and developing customer and carrier relationships by supporting new and existing clients, coordinating deliveries and negotiating rates with carriers. This position coordinates the movement of goods and serves as the point of contact for any issue that may occur with the load. The Freight Logistics Coordinator oversees truckload coverage, account management, troubleshooting, and all dispatch functions. This position requires being available by phone some evenings and/or weekends on a rotating shift.
The freight logistics coordinator works at Awesome Refrigerated Transit of Iowa (ARTI) - one of Open Gates Group's 10 entrepreneurial companies. It was created to provide reliable transportation for our dairy products but now serves dozens of other companies additionally through brokerage, logistics, warehousing and cross-docking services. To learn more about ARTI, visit it's website here.
Open Gates Group is a family of companies located near Kalona, IA. We care about our employees and take pride in our community. To help our community's farmers, we built a creamery and then 10 other food industry related businesses. Today, we help source, produce, sell & transport Midwestern products to 3,500+ stores nationwide.
Erika knows what drivers and their families need - and fights to get it for them. Erika’s hard work and dedication to her job is above and beyond. Her husband was a truck driver so she really understands the life of a truck driver, which is invaluable in her role. She is conscientious, caring, and always with an eye to offering great service to all and taking care of drivers.
"Next level thinking...Pat has taken our fleet management to a whole new level. He is organized and timely in getting things done, whether it is routine maintenance or a major repair. He is quick to source vendors that can help us and keep our costs on track and is highly responsive to our drivers' needs
"Open Gates is an amazing place to work. My Manager listens to and supports me. When life gets hard they have my back."