Logistics Coordinator

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Manages a key role in the execution of transportation plans and services. They are responsible for the transportation request and delivery to the customer, including mode and carrier selection, load optimization, shipment tendering, routing guide compliance, and shipment plan/carrier service execution, and track & trace functions


  • Work with the Client (cross-functional supply chain representatives) regularly via participation in optimization of daily order and shipment planning
  • Maintain project freight estimate, logistics plan and accurate cost tracking.
  • Ensure orders and shipments are optimized via the TMS and other client provided peripheral tools. Orders and shipments are to be planned and covered for timely and in-full service to the end customer.
  • Facilitate communications/coordination between internal customer groups and external carrier contacts to ensure attainment of service level objectives. Focus efforts on timely pick-up/delivery and overall partner happiness.
  • Monitor data flows between ERP system, TMS, and WMS systems to ensure synchronization for successful transportation execution.
  • Identify Gaps in transportation capacity and initiate accurate measures with the Transportation Capacity Planning team.
  • Lead aspects of application of carrier performance management programs and techniques; providing reporting, documentation, and recommendations to drive improvement.
  • Support continuous improvement initiatives and actively participate in continuous improvement initiatives.
  • Follow EHS directives and warn others to follow them, execute mandatory EHS training and immediately report the incidents and near misses as required
  • Further tasks not involved in this Job Description that the immediate leader/manager assigns with verbally or in writing

Minimum Qualifications

  • Four year degree in Industrial Engineering, Project Management, Supply Chain Management.
  • 3-5 years of experience in the logistics planning industry
  • Should be familiar with and/or have worked with Transportation Management Software
  • Strong understanding of supply chain and transportation planning business drivers, organization structures and transportation key performance Indicators.
  • Excellent communication skills (engage with client stakeholders, warehouse, & logistics providers)
  • Should be able to multi-task, prioritize and handle quick-turn projects
  • Ability to work in a multicultural environment
  • Tolerance for ambiguity and change

Preferred Qualifications

  • Demonstrates problem solving skills and working under tight timelines; multi-tasking abilities; and exception-based management capability
  • Experience in Transportation (carrier experience preferred), Logistics, Demand/Supply Planning, Deployment/Replenishment Planning, or similar supply chain-related functions
  • Strong analytical mind with problem-solving aptitude
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Great interpersonal skills
  • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills
  • Should be able to multi-task, prioritize and handle quick-turn projects.
  • Ability to work in a multicultural environment.

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