Primary Role – Shipping Manager Responsibilities:
- Work with our LTL trucking partners and brokers (hourly/daily) to negotiate shipping rates.
- Must have a strong knowledge and be able to determine class and NMFC for our products.
- Ability to negotiate “re-class” or “re-weights” with freight companies
- Schedule shipment pickup date/time at our location and several other distributor locations.
- Create BOL and communicate ship schedule with warehouse team.
- Track open purchase orders that shipped from our distributor partners.
- Email our clients that their order has shipped and provide tracking information.
- Add client tracking details to the office sales system.
- Manage daily inventory tracking sheet for new orders, shipped orders and incoming containers from Asian factories.
- Assist in preparing orders if necessary.
Secondary Role – Inventory Manager / Sales Team Support:
- Weekly and quarterly physical inventory counts.
- Update system with inventory counts.
- Interface with sales team related to inventory and future arrivals.
- Manage the system for customer inventory holds.
Required Skills: (Candidates must possess
ALL of the skills below to be considered)
- Great Attitude. You know if you have one. Your attitude is the most critical variable we will consider.
- LTL experience (quoting, class calculation, knowledge)
- Strong English speaking skills
- Spanish writing and speaking skills would be nice but not required.
- Good Microsoft Excel skills
- Knowledge of the following industry terms: BOL, LTL, PRO, AWB, CLASS, NMFC
- 2 years of experience as a shipping manager or related position.
- Strong ability to analyze and negotiate.