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Global Logistics Coordinator

Kelly Services

Eden Prairie, MN
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Job Title Global Logistics Coordinator

Jobid US3412BS_24642652

Location: Eden Prairie, MN, 55344, USA

Description **Job Description**

Job Summary:

The Global Transportation Specialist is responsible for sourcing transportation services from motor carriers, ocean carriers, brokers, and NVOCCs. Understand and monitor market rates and capacity trends to inform the negotiating and purchasing process. Provide continuous improvement opportunities for both cost and service by analyzing data and qualitative measures. Manage supplier relationships & performance, and ensure vendors meet Zinpro business and compliance requirements.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

- Drive value by working with internal and external customers to understand their needs and then sourcing competitive rates and service

- Work closely with the Operations and Customer Service teams to trouble shoot issues and provide adequate capacity

- Establish and develop pricing and sourcing strategies utilizing market trends, benchmarking, historical rates, and other relevant information

- Develop and present savings proposals to management

- Monitor the market to stay current on pricing changes; Analyze and communicate these changes to impacted businesses

- Establish and grow relationships with domestic and international transportation providers

- Initiate contracting with new / existing providers

- Lead new provider changeovers and ensure smooth transitions internally and externally

- Provide training and on-boarding to ensure compliance with Zinpro requirements

- Establish performance standards, scoring mechanisms, and associated tools to evaluate vendor performance

- Conduct regular meetings with service providers to review cost and service performance

- Lead projects as assigned



- Bachelors Degree, preferably in business, supply chain, logistics, or related fields

- 3-5 years of transportation sourcing experience including negotiating rates and service levels across multiple modes (TL, LTL, Rail, Ocean)

- Working knowledge of carrier operations, rate structures, contracts, and tariffs

- Experience in performance management of 3rd party providers

- Ability to solve problems and work independently with direction

- Negotiation experience

- Ability to complete multiple complex tasks and assignments

- Outlook, Excel, Word

Global Transportation Specialist (page 2)


- SAP Experience

- Transportation Management Systems (TMS) experience

- Knowledge of Transportation EDI standards

- Knowledge of rail transportation

- International transportation industry experience

**Why Kelly** **®** **?**

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**AboutKelly Services** **®**

As a workforce advocate for over 70 years, we are proud to directly employ nearly 500,000 peoplearound the world and have a role in connecting thousands more with work through our global network oftalent suppliers and partners. Revenue in 2017 was $5.4 billion. Visit and connect with us on Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter .

Kelly Services is an equal opportunity employer including, but not limited to, Minorities, Females,Individuals with Disabilities, Protected Veterans, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity and iscommitted to employing a diverse workforce. Equal Employment Opportunityis The Law.

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