• Shipping Coordinator (1st shift)

    Posted Date 4 months ago(12/1/2018 9:32 AM)
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  • Overview

    The Shipping Coordinator works with the shipping operators, and in conjunction with the Production Planning Team, Customer Care, and parties across the organization to schedule and execute customer shipments per customer and business requirements.  This individual is adept at working in a fast-paced environment, has high attention to detail, strong interpersonal and communication skills, and is a skilled problem solver.     


    • Prepare, execute, and verify accuracy of detailed shipping documents
    • Adhere to standard VICS guidelines
    • Coordinate outbound flow with other departments including the Shipping Supervisor and Production Planners
    • Schedule Pick-up Appointments with Carriers
    • Check-in drivers, assign them to doors, and communicate concise direction to them while onsite
    • Update and maintain the shipping board which displays all drivers on site and the associated load detail
    • Prepare, update, and distribute the Shipping Schedule daily
    • Create, and maintain shipping and exception logs to monitor daily shipping activities
    • Communicate schedules, shipments, and exceptions to customers via email as well as in Customer TMS systems
    • Build and maintain relationships with carrier dispatchers and regular drivers
    • Resolve problems or expedite shipments for various Fila departments
    • Submit volume shipment quotes for outbound freight
    • Track TL, LTL and Parcel shipments
    • Review, understand, and comply with any and all published customer specific policies and requirements
    • Act in accordance with basic standard GS1 guidelines
    • Troubleshoot, resolve problems, and provide updates to internal departments and customers
    • Send shipment advice to the customer
    • Prepare or verify required export information and/or documentation
    • Assist in research and verification of freight invoices, chargebacks, claims, and refusals
    • Follow policies and procedures to ensure a safe and secure environment
    • Complete special projects as needed
    • Other Duties and Responsibilities as assigned


    • High School Diploma/GED Equivalent
    • 2-4 years’ experience in shipping/distribution related matters
    • Advanced Windows based software skills in Microsoft suite including Excel, Word, and Outlook (AS400 a plus)
    • Strong Interpersonal, organizational, and problem solving skills
    • Ability to adapt to use of Fila Warehouse Management Systems and Customer Traffic Management Systems
    • Self-motivated, team player and able to multi-task and change directions quickly in a fast paced environment
    • Excellent verbal/written communication skills
    • Detail Oriented


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