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GLOBAL LOGISTICS SPECIALIST

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Job ID:
R17084
Location:
AAC - Miami (Office) FL
City:
Medley
State:
FL
Veritiv has an expansive North American network with more than 180 locations, and we do business with
more than half of the Fortune 500. We're a big company, but we’re also a new company, shaping our
systems and processes to support a successful and sustainable future. We don't just encourage an
entrepreneurial spirit, we embody it.
Are you looking to join a company where you feel empowered in your work and your job is not just a job,
but a path toward a rewarding and successful career? Do you want to be part of a company that
customers and suppliers not only want to do business with but need to do business with?
If you answered yes, then Veritiv might be the place for you. We encourage you to learn about and apply
to Veritiv if you seek a unique work experience, where diverse ideas are met with enthusiasm, and where
you can realize your full potential.

Position Description

Job Summary and Scope:

The individual will utilize their experience, problem solving, and analytical skills to help execute Veritiv’s global logistics strategy. This position requires direct contact with our clients, suppliers and service eproviders to ensure a high level of performance in the movement of goods through the supply chain.

Arrange outbound/inbound cargo shipments from start to finish. Communicate with both internal and external customers. Investigate and resolve problem shipments. You will support and lead the department with freight management functions involving both import and export aspects of international transportation be it air, land or sea.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Integral role in operations to assist in moving freight for a wide variety of customers worldwide.
  • Ability and determination to support large import and export transaction volumes and provide solutions to daily challenges
  • Alerting, routing, tracking and tracing shipments via various internet tools and updating transportation software system.
  • Monitor and analyze carriers’ performance based on established KPIs
  • Support the development of existing and new customers by working closely with your Branch Manager and the entire sales organization
  • Handling shipments with high level of attention to detail and white glove service requirements and ability to follow standard operating procedures of the company.
  • The ability to recognize possible and existing service failures, issues and shortages and will need to effectively communicate these situations to management or customer service as needed.
  • Quoting internal customers, obtaining best routing solutions and rates.
  • Collaborate and build relationships with customers, carriers, and agent representatives regarding air, ocean, import, and export products to strengthen service competitiveness
  • Aggressive approach with carriers/partners to obtain special rates or spot quotes.
  • Track and trace shipments, researching and resolving any issues regarding billing or shipping discrepancies, communicate timely correspondence back to both customers and vendors
  • Act as a liaison with Veritiv GTC for customs issues
  • Buils and collect department metrics
  • Knowledge and adherence to company procedures and policies.

Required Skills:

  • Self-motivated with the ability to handle multiple priorities, meet deadlines, manage risk, and deal with problems.
  • Able to work well under pressure.
  • Ability to follow standard operating procedures and provide input for continuous improvement.
  • Superior attention to detail and excellent organizational skills, detail-oriented and high level of organization approach to work is essential.
  • Advanced computer skills: Outlook, Excel, Word and global transportation management software.

Required Experience/Education:

  • Bachelor degree in logistics or similar field preferred.
  • 5 year global logistics operations experience preferred.
  • Professional designation, an asset

Working Conditions/Physical Requirements:

  • Minimal travelling (<25%)



Veritiv is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Individuals seeking employment are considered without regards to race, ethnicity, color, creed, religion, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, age, disability, gender identity or expression, genetic information, national origin, protected veteran status or any other classification protected by law. Additionally, Veritiv 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 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 Veritiv’s legal duty to furnish information. If you would like more information about your EEO rights as an applicant, please click here:http://www.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/poster_screen_reader_optimized.pdf

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