Careers: Logistics Coordinator

Houston, TX

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Job Description

The Logistics Coordinator (FT) performs the operational functions of the organization.

Essential Functions

1) 45% of the job will involve customer service and operations. This includes:

a) Work with existing customers by developing positive working relationships. Call current customers to obtain additional business.

b) Provide rate quotes for Polaris’ services (flatbed, LTL, dry van, temperature controlled)

c) Enter loads for the customers into Polaris’ main systems.

d) Track shipments by confirming loading and unloading of trucks. Update customer(s) on load status. Schedule or reschedule loads based on the customer(s) needs.

2) 45% of the job will involve carrier sales/truck booking. This includes:

a) Negotiate and book loads with Polaris’ existing carrier base or with new carriers.

3) 10% of the job will include generating new business. This includes:

a) Reaching out via phone and email to potential customers for new business.

4) The position includes answering inbound phone calls.

5) Other duties may be assigned.


Communication Proficiency
Time Management
Customer/Client Focus
Computer programs
Required Education and Experience
High school diploma or GED, computer knowledge working with MS Outlook, Word, Excel

Preferred Education and Experience

Related degree in logistics preferred but not required. Two (2) years of prior logistics experience is helpful.


Salary: $40,000-$55,000 plus commission of $5,000-$15,000