C.H. Robinson

GLOBAL FORWARDING COORDINATOR – Kansas City – USA

Job Overview

As a Global Forwarding Coordinator, you will work directly with carriers to manage and execute the daily shipment of freight for our customers. You will be responsible for maintaining the accuracy of shipment information, tracking and tracing of loads, and problem resolution. Our Global Forwarding Coordinators thrive in a fast paced environment, and use their strong communication skills to develop and grow relationships with our carriers. This role provides an excellent opportunity to start your career at C.H. Robinson, with opportunities to grow in Operations, Sales and Account Management.

Our commitment to you begins on day one with our dynamic and comprehensive onboarding program.  This interactive training will jumpstart your knowledge of our company and industry, help you excel here and ensure your proficiency in our systems and processes. The training will be a mix of activities, self-guided learning, as well as in-office coaching and mentoring. You will come out of this experience ready to be a part of our success and a high performing member of our team.

Our hybrid work model gives you the flexibility and choice so you can create a career that enhances your life. To ensure you have what you need to be successful, we provide an in-office onboarding process. After that, you are all set to work remotely 1-2 days/week.

Responsibilities

  • Understand the processes involved in international shipping from purchase order to delivery.
  • Assist carriers and other third parties with inquiries and problem resolution.
  • Provide tracking and tracing services for customer shipments.
  • Generate, file, and maintain up-to-date customer records, reports, shipment documentation, etc.
  • Provide reporting and documentation collection to support global forwarding personnel and ensure customer data integrity.
  • Perform load audits and ensure all information is accurate.
  • Ensure adherence to customer Standard Operating Procedures, government agency regulations and C.H. Robinson company standards.
  • Timely escalation of shipment issues or potential errors to the Supervisor and Account Manager as needed.
  • Ensure adherence to customer Standard Operating Procedures, government agency regulations and C.H. Robinson company standards.
  • Ensure compliance with all government filings and regulations such as Federal Maritime Commission (FMC) and U.S Department of Commerce, etc.

Required Qualifications

  • High school diploma or GED equivalent

Preferred Qualifications

  • Values a diverse and inclusive work environment
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced and deadline-driven office environment
  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and phone etiquette
  • Ability to multi-task, prioritize and manage time effectively
  • Exceptional customer service skills and follow up
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel and Outlook) and strong internet skills

Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer

C.H. Robinson is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We believe in equality for all and celebrate the diversity of our employees, customers and communities. We believe this increases creativity and innovation, drives business growth and enables engaged and thriving teams.  We’re committed to providing an inclusive environment, free from harassment and discrimination, where all employees feel welcomed, valued and respected.

Affirmative Action Employer/EOE/M/F/Disabled/Veteran 

Benefits

Your Health, Wealth and Self

Your total wellbeing is the foundation of our business, and our benefits support your financial, family and personal goals. We provide the top-tier benefits that matter to you most, including:

  • Two medical plans (including a High Deductible Health Plan)
  • Prescription drug coverage
  • Enhanced Fertility benefits
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Health Savings Account (including employer contribution)
  • Dental and Vision
  • Basic and Supplemental Life Insurance
  • Short-Term and Long-Term Disability
  • Paid and floating holidays
  • Paid time off (PTO)
  • Paid parental leave
  • Paid time off to volunteer in your community
  • Charitable Giving Match Program
  • 401(k) with 6% company matching
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan
  • Plus a broad range of career development, networking, and team-building opportunities

Why Do You Belong at C.H. Robinson?

Standing out among the world’s largest logistics platforms, C.H. Robinson solves logistics problems for companies across the globe and across industries, from the simple to the most complex. For 100+ years, our global suite of services has innovated trade to seamlessly deliver the products and goods that drive the world’s economy. With 19 million shipments annually for 105,000 customers, our people and technology literally move the world.

As a FORTUNE 200 company, FORTUNE has also named C.H. Robinson one of the World’s Most Admired Companies 2021. Headquartered in Eden Prairie, Minnesota, we are proud to be recognized as one of LinkedIn’s Top Companies in Minneapolis-St. Paul 2021. And we’re not stopping there… Join us as we collaborate, innovate, and work as one global team to make life better and more sustainable for our customers, communities, and world.

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