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Surface Transportation Coordinator

Elk Grove Village, Illinois
Operations


Job Description

Requisition ID: RC73644
Company: FedEx Trade Networks
Job Title: Surface Transportation Coordinator
Job Requisition Number: RC73644
Time Type: Full Time
Job Type: Regular
Primary Job Posting Location:
1101 Busse Road
Elk Grove Village, Illinois 60007
United States

Posting Date: 2018-07-13
Job Posting End Date: 2018-07-28

To provide internal customers with the highest level of Surface Transportation service and expertise to insure from pick-up to delivery all moves over the road transport with the utmost quality and care


  • Data entry and transpose all FTN shipment data into a Shipment Log
  • Classify commodity rates and complete FTN bills of lading in accordance with the tariffs
  • Able to take commercial invoices, manifest and other nonrelated routing documents and create FTN bills of lading in all relevant FTN systems
  • Dispatch carriers to pick up at CFS, FTN and customer related distribution centers
  • Track and trace over the road events and enter the events into the Surface logs or other related systems such as Galaxy/Duplex and GTD
  • Contact shippers and consignee’s to arrange appointments
  • Manage Surface carriers during transit to ensure they meet delivery expectation and customer SLA’s.
  • Confirm deliveries and retrieve POD’s, this includes recording any exceptions noted on the POD’s and passing on potential claims
  • Return imaging for all FTN systems
  • Audit carrier freight bills and billing statements for accuracy, then dispute any invoices that are incorrect
  • Approve and pass the correct invoices to AP to be paid
  • Update surface log with cost as well as communicate back to the CSR relevant cost changes
  • Create routing guides for Operations and CPD
  • Communicate with internal CSR reps to verify surface shipping needs (are permits required, tarps, special handling, etc.)
  • Work in conjunction with FTN product to ensure strategic use of vendors is utilized properly


  • Knowledge in how to fill out and properly execute on domestic bills of ladings, up to and including understanding the terms and conditions and how they are applied to Surface Transportation
  • Knowledge of retailer appointment methods such as on-line, email and other scheduling methods
  • Hazmat certified and have a high level of understanding on how to route dangerous goods over the road
  • Must have a complete understanding of all 6 modes of Surface transportation (Cartage, Drayage, FTL, LTL, Small Package and Intermodal)
  • Strong communication verbally and well as electronically with all 6 types of Surface transportation in accordance with their modes
  • High level of knowledge on DOT over the road rules and regulations
  • Strong knowledge of North American tariffs, classifications and regulations such as the NMF-100 series and Czarlite tariff.
  • Need to know dimensions and other trucking specifics (single, double axel, knowing what to ask to ensure the correct mode and trucks are applied to shipments)
  • Able to communicate with internal CSR reps to verify surface shipping needs (are permits required, tarps, special handling etc)
  • Firm knowledge of cargo shipment limitation
  • Understand tariff, rules tariff, and other carrier terms and conditions that apply to all modes.
  • Basic level of Excel knowledge
  • Minimum of 2 years of surface transportation and/or trucking industry


FedEx Trade Networks provides freight forwarding, as well as import and export services that allow companies to reach markets throughout the world. They help customers of all sizes solve the intricacies of shipping goods globally by providing comprehensive international ocean and air freight forwarding, surface transportation and distribution, customs brokerage, trade and customs advisory services, and advanced e-commerce and trade facilitation solutions. We're glad you stopped by and hope your job search experience with FedEx Trade Networks, Inc. will be rewarding. We look forward to hearing from you!

FedEx Trade Networks, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their protected veteran or disability status.

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Pay Transparency Policy Statement: The Company will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless required to do so by law or the FedEx Trade Networks Legal Department.

Import Notice to All Applicants: FedEx Trade Networks Transport and Brokerage, Inc. is engaged in an industry regulated by federal law that prohibits it from employing convicted felons. Therefore, it must determine whether applicants have been convicted of felonies before a hiring decision is made. A criminal background check will be required of all selected applicants before a hiring decision is made.

Equal Employment Opportunity: As a federal government contractor, we are committed to employ and promote qualified minorities, females, individuals with disabilities, and covered veterans (including, but not limited to, disabled veterans, recently separated veterans, Armed Forces service medal veterans, and other protected veterans. Our philosophy and commitment to equal employment opportunity and non-discrimination is the bedrock to job opportunities for all employees and applicants without regard to an individual's protected status (i.e. race/ethnicity, color, national origin, ancestry, sex/gender, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, marital/parental status, pregnancy/childbirth, or related condition, religion, creed, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, or any other protected status.) Click here and here to read more about "Equal Employment Opportunity is the Law."

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FedEx Trade Networks will not rely on the wage history of a prospective employee from any current or former employer when determining the wages for such individual at any stage in the employment process, including in the negotiation or drafting of any employment contract in accordance with Philadelphia Ordinance No. 160840.