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LABELMASTER Assistant Transportation Coordinator in Chicago, Illinois

Assistant Transportation Coordinator

  • Chicago, IL

  • Full Time

  • Mid Level


The Assistant Transportation Coordinator will perform transportation activities throughout the day assisting the Transportation Coordinator. Coordination of outbound shipments with various carriers including execution of freight and drop ship quotes, preparation of all shipping paperwork including BOL’s and other documents as needed while meeting carrier pick-up times. A coordinator of the 3PL communication and shipments. This candidate will be a key contributor to the daily success of meeting and exceeding customer service level expectations while effectively collaborating with internal departments.

Essential Functions & Principle Accountabilities

  • Maintain outbound LTL and Full Truckload workflows throughout the day working with Dock Personnel

  • Provide freight rate and drop ship quotes as requested

  • Schedule loads and service orders for shipments while maintaining customer satisfaction and meeting Service Level Agreements and Cost Initiatives

  • Partner with carriers as needed including follow-up on pick-times and providing all necessary information ensuring highest service level performance. This includes small parcel, LTL and Full Truckloads

  • Coordinates as point of contact for 3PL

  • Create and process all necessary shipping paperwork

  • Communicate potential shipment delays related to weather or other

  • Ensures highest level of quality and integrity of each shipment meeting ISO 9000 standards

  • Using various programs upload necessary SLI, ASN and other information

  • Partner and Collaborate with Warehouse Leadership and various departments

  • Communicate status updates throughout the day

  • Complete reporting at end of day

  • Follows company safety policies and procedures and encourages other associates to do the same

  • Complete required quality inspections

  • Meet productivity and accuracy goals

  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Education and Experience

  • High school diploma or equivalent experience

Preferred Qualifications/Knowledge/Skills/Abilities

  • 3-5 Years Previous Transportation or Logistics Experience in a Distribution or Manufacturing environment

  • Must have International Shipping Knowledge and Experience

  • Excellent problem solving and analytical skills

  • Attention to detail

  • Ability to handle pressure and deadlines changing priorities as needed

  • Navision-research data

  • Very good computer skills and knowledge

  • Good verbal and written communication skills

  • Ability to work overtime when needed

  • Forklift and Equipment Operator Experience

  • Familiarity with RF Scanners

  • Observe & act in accordance with all applicable laws & regulations & company policies

  • Ability to follow instructions/procedures

  • Ability to read & interpret documents

  • Ability to work independently

  • Ability to follow through on all tasks

  • Team Player

  • Strong interpersonal skills

Minimum Qualifications

  • Must be eighteen years of age

  • Must pass the Drug Test

  • Must pass the Background Check

Essential Physical Demands

  • Ability to lift and carry up to 35 pounds in a physical environment. Ability to stand for periods of time up to and exceeding 60 minutes. Ability to make repetitive movements, including, but not limited to, using a 10-key or calculator, bending, or squatting.

EEO Employer – Veterans and IWD are strongly encouraged to apply

Labelmaster is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and we are committed to the concept and practice of equal opportunity and affirmative action in all aspects of employment. It is our intent to comply with our duty to provide reasonable accommodations for qualified employees and applicants as required by law. All requests for accommodations should be made in writing to Jay Hollins by emailing

Pay Transparency Policy Statement - The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information.

Acknowledgements & Consent

American Labelmark Company (ALC) will not consider your application for employment unless you read and sign the following. I acknowledge that any employment offer is:

Solely for at-will employment and I understand that this means that either ALC or I may terminate my employment at any time for any or for no reason. This understanding cannot be altered by anyone unless it is in writing and signed by the President of ALC; and

Conditional on the satisfactory result of any drug and/or alcohol, medical examinations, other tests, educational requirements, educational verification, criminal and/or credit record check, satisfactory references and/or background check that ALC may require. I agree to sign and execute the following form included with this application packet: Consent to Drug and Alcohol Testing.

I affirm that the information I have provided in seeking employment with ALC (including this application form and any accompanying documents such as my resume) is correct and that any false or misleading information, including omissions may result in my not being hired or, if already hired, in my dismissal.

I have no obligation to any former employer or to any other person that would prevent me from fully performing my duties to American Labelmark Company(ALC). I am not subject to any outstanding agreement or restrictive covenant inconsistent with the terms of ALC employment. Should I fail to disclose the existence of a third party obligation, whether enforceable or not, for cause.

I authorize investigation and verification of the information I provide in this and other documents relating to my application for employment. I authorize, now and in the future, all persons, companies, schools, former employers, credit bureaus and law enforcement agencies to provide ALC with information about me and I release each of the above from any liability for doing so now and in the future. I also authorize ALC, now and in the future, to provide information about me to conduct the investigation and verification process. I understand the public websites may be reviewed to gather information for this application and I release ALC from any liability for doingso.

If I am hired, I will completely read and remain familiar with ALC's Employee Handbook and other policies as issued or amended. Please direct any questions to Human Resources at 800-358-6200 x2300

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