JOB DESCRIPTION : Primary Job Function
Primary Job Function
Plans, schedules, and routes inbound and outbound domestic and international shipments of freight, using knowledge of postal regulations, tariffs, and company policy.
Coordinates with carriers, audits freight bills, prepares and negotiates claims, and selects or recommends carriers to ensure efficient, timely, and least expensive movements of goods and material.
Maintains compliance with federal and foreign regulations governing the shipment, receipt and documentation of imported / exported products.
Conducts research on transportation methods, rates and routes. Develops programs to audit and monitor carrier rates and charges and evaluates past performance and cost of shipping routes.
Core Job Responsibilities
Responsible for compliance with applicable Corporate and Divisional Policies and procedures.
Works with the carriers to improve performance when the agreed upon timeliness and / or quality drops below established service goals.
e., recommending and selecting carriers, exporting and importing).; 6. Negotiates with transportation, freight audit vendors and brokers to obtain the best service and price for contract and individual shipments when necessary.
g., hub visit, delivery, packaging).
Works with carriers, freight forwarders, and regulatory agencies to identify and resolve shipping issues.
Advises and trouble-shoots the carrier computer shipping software as needed (e.g., software and server update) to enable the user to perform their shipping duties.
Collects data through needs surveys and carriers' service history and analyzes it to identify efficiencies and inefficiencies to develop cost-reduction plans.
Collects shipping data from the computer systems and log sheets in order to compile the monthly Freight Cost Analysis report for management's review.
Manages the freight bill payment and audit process with the vendor through contract negotiations and other means.
Provides training and direction as needed to the Traffic Assistant(s) in the preparation of domestic and exports and imports, freight claims, freight bill payment and audit process and carrier pick up
JOB FAMILY : Supply Chain
DIVISION : AVD Vascular
LOCATION : Costa Rica >
ADDITIONAL LOCATIONS : WORK SHIFT :
WORK SHIFT : Cr09Sal (Costa Rica)
TRAVEL : Not specified
MEDICAL SURVEILLANCE :
SIGNIFICANT WORK ACTIVITIES :