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Freight Operations Coordinator General Administrative

Builders FirstSource
United States, Georgia, Atlanta
6870 Mimms Drive Northwest (Show on map)
April 15, 2024
Freight Operations Coordinator General Administrative

Atlanta, GA, USA
Req #21019
Thursday, July 8, 2021

Under general supervision analyzes existing freight rates, tariff regulations, and proposed or government approved changes in rates to revise company rate schedules or recommend changes in methods or modes of shipping materials in order to minimize transportation costs.


* Analyzes proposals and applications for changes in rates, rules, or regulations received from shippers; reviews regulations and regulatory agencies' decisions on applications filed by other carriers governing established rates and newly approved rate changes to determine required changes in company's rate charts.
* Assists marketing/purchasing efforts in meeting delivery needs of customers including routing of inventory, carrier selections, transportation costs, rush deliveries, loss/damage claims, and equipment acquisition.
* Maintains freight documentation in paper logs or computer data base application in order to track, analyze and report on costs and preferred providers; recordkeeping also provides reporting data required by regulatory agencies.
* Assures proper rates/classifications and takes corrective action where appropriate.
* Confers with shippers to discuss revised rates, rules, and regulations.
* Prepares revised rate schedules for departments.
* Plans and paces own work efficiency in order to meet daily, weekly, project, or team related productivity goals.
* Other duties may be assigned.


This job has no supervisory responsibilities.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

* High school diploma or General Education Degree (GED) ;
* Four (4) years of goods shipping and transportation experience;
* Or an equivalent combination of education and experience.


* Knowledge of rates, rules and regulations relating to shipping
* Strong attention to detail
* Knowledge of math sufficient to calculate shipping rates and analyze rate alternatives
* Knowledge of company products in order to recommend appropriate shipping alternatives
* Knowledge of DOT or other requirements regulating work activities
* Customer service orientation
* Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

* Work is performed in an office setting and generally sedentary, but may involve walking or standing for brief periods of time.
* May be required to occasionally lift, carry, push, pull, or otherwise move objects up to 25 pounds.

At Builders FirstSource, we offer competitive, affordable benefits designed to make life better for you and the people you love. Our goal is simple - provide great plans that help you and your family to live happier, healthier and more secure lives. To view all our benefit offerings click here .
Builders FirstSource is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status or status as an individual with a disability.

In compliance with the ADA Amendments Act (ADAAA), if you have a disability and would like to request an accommodation in order to apply for a position with Builders FirstSource, please call (214)765-3990 or email:. Please do not send resumes to this email address - it is intended only to be used to request an accommodation in submitting an application for a job opening.


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