Account Coordinator

  • Lange Logistics
  • St. Louis, MO, USA
  • Jan 23, 2021

Job Description

Lange Logistics is seeking an ambitious and driven sales professional for an Account Coordinator position in its St. Louis office. The Account Coordinator is responsible for assisting Account Managers in sourcing, dispatching, scheduling and securing transportation and freight, as well as maintaining and building relationships with shippers, customers and transportation providers. The person in this position will also assist in expanding our logistics business and implementing processes for the logistics department. The essential duties and responsibilities of the position are as follows: Keep Account Managers up to date on locations of carriers and available freight Help to build and maintain a network of carriers and customers Verify quantity, temperatures, schedules and deliveries for loads Track loads and schedule appointments for loading and delivery Complete necessary paperwork for loads, including invoicing, payables, and bills of lading Other duties as assigned by Account Managers and Vice President of Sales We are looking for a motivated team player who also works well independently, is persistent in following-up on sales and freight tracking, has excellent communication and organization skills, provides impressive customer service and has an entrepreneurial attitude. We prefer candidates with: A background in sales, preferably commissioned sales, and in logistics Excitement about building and maintaining relationships with customers and carriers Self-motivation and a sense of urgency. A strong work ethic and diligence in follow-through Excellent communication skills and positive interactions with others General computer skills - proficiency with MS Office is necessary Prefer a college degree - but will consider years of experience as well Lange Logistics is a national, growth-oriented, third-party logistics (3PL) provider that specializes in truckload and LTL freight movement. We are a wholly-owned subsidiary of Tom Lange Company and part of its Global Produce Network. We have been in business for over 60 years and we are proud to be 100% employee owned. Business is good... Come join us! Employee benefits include: Health Insurance with Health Reimbursement Arrangement (HRA) or Health Savings Account (HSA) Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP) Voluntary Dental and Vision Insurance Flexible Spending Plan Life Insurance and Long-Term disability insurance 401(k) Retirement plan with 3% Company/Safe Harbor Contribution Paid Vacation and Sick Time Lange Logistics, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We make all employment decisions on the basis of ability and job-related qualification, without regard to race, religion, sex, color, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, military status, marital status, or any other classification proscribed under law. For additional information about our family of companies, please check out our website at Job Type: Full-time Benefits: 401(k) Dental Insurance Disability Insurance Flexible Spending Account Health Insurance Life Insurance Paid Time Off Retirement Plan Vision Insurance Schedule: Monday to Friday