Prodigy Personnel

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Currently, we are assisting a client from Cambridge who is looking for a Customs and Logistics coordinator.



This role typically reports into the Customs & Logistics Manager, and is based in our on-site, Distribution Centre environment

– Maintain In-transit reports and validate ETAs within the TMS/ Tableau systems

– Track, coordinate and arrange the timely delivery of Inbound shipments via ocean or truck to the DC.

– Collaborate with freight forwarders and ocean carriers to provide accurate transit visibility.

– Prioritize and create ASNs for the International/ Domestic vendors in a timely manner for receiving product in DC

– Build and maintain strong relationships with freight forwarders, carriers, and other partners to ensure data accuracy.

– Liaise cross-functionally with various departments to resolve/coordinate logistics issues.

– Ensure data accuracy in the ERP, TMS and various Client’s systems to provide inbound shipment visibility to various audiences.

– Analyze and action daily and weekly transportation reports to support inbound prioritization between DC leadership and Freight forwarders.

Audit CRD data to ensure accurate data for Finance.

– Audit and approve shipping documents for customs compliance in the ERP system. Engage with agent for any issues with the accuracy of the documents.

– Audit freight and brokerage invoices for accuracy of rates and applicable tariff treatments

– Maintain Harmonized System tariff database to facilitate vendors creating customs documents

– Act as the initial point of contact for the department to trouble shoot issues preventing goods from being received at the DC.

– Other DC duties as required

Must have:

– Strong organizational and multitasking abilities

– Proficiency in logistics software and MS office including Pivot tables, vlook-up

– Ability to analyze data and make informed decisions

Preferred skills and experience:

– Education in Logistics/Customs field will be given priority

– Experience in supply chain processes and logistics principles, transportation regulations and customs procedures

– At least one year experience in a distribution/transportation/customs environment

– Solid understanding and knowledge of the latest logistics and customs ERP systems

– Solid working knowledge of all Microsoft Office applications

– Skilled at multi-tasking and able to react quickly to frequent priority shifts

– Excellent communication skills both written and verbal

– Strong problem solving skills, including use of judgement and decision making

– Must be detailed oriented and possess the ability to maintain focus in a high activity distibution setting

– Excellent customer service skills, working with both internal and external partners

Detail-oriented and well organized

If you are someone who has the following personality traits, we would love for you to join the team!

– Lead Courageously: Have a strong sense of personal values that align with our Company values

– Collaborates Broadly: Build cooperation, trust, and thrive in a consensus driven environment

– Customer Focus: Proactively seek opportunities to leverage data and fact-based insights to serve customers and/or internal clients

– Drive Growth: Set aggressive goals and implement plans precisely

– Cultivates Innovation: Respectfully challenge the “we’ve always done it this way” mentality and explore new ways to achieve desired outcomes

Please apply if you are interested!

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $16.55 per hour

Expected hours: No more than 40 per week

On-site parking
Day shift
Monday to Friday

Application question(s):
are you currently a student or planning to further your studies in the future?
do you have your own reliable vehicle?
Do you have a clear criminal background?

Work Location: In person