Intermodal Logistics Planner

Palos Heights, IL, USA Req #1679
Tuesday, June 14, 2022
Interdom, a subsidiary of Odyssey Logistics & Technology, is an intermodal marketing company (IMC) leveraging their unique international rail intermodal contracts with all the major class 1 North American rail carriers to enable the rail intermodal transport of ocean containers, ISO tanks, and flexitanks to/from all North American ports and rail terminals. Our clients include ocean carriers, NVOCC’s, ISO tank carriers, third party logistics organizations, international freight forwarders / customs house brokers and beneficial owners of cargo (BCO’s).

Interdom LLC is currently seeking an Intermodal Logistics Planner with experience in planning door to door shipments utilizing the rail and draymen.  This position has overall responsibility for the day-to-day operations for assigned accounts, and is responsible for the management and handling of both empty and loaded domestic shipments from initial tender from customer until final delivery at the destination. 

 

What You Will be Doing:

  • Provide transportation and logistics services and operational support for all assigned customer accounts per Company policy, procedure and federal, state, and local regulations.
  • Receive and respond to all customer inquiries and complaints via email, and/or phone.
  • Maintain regular contact with customers on billing items, freight coverage needs, on-time status, etc.
  • Enter shipments into the operating software, schedule appointments and manage to completion.
  • Dispatch inbound and outbound freight to third-party carrier drivers.
  • Arrange for pickup and delivery of rail equipment.
  • Maintain regular contact with carriers to ensure service performance requirements of customer are met.
  • Responsible for rail billing and working with all railroad and port partners on behalf of customer to correct any issues at origin or destination.
  • Perform daily tracing functions, prepare and produce reports to the customer.
  • Retrieve and update shipment information onto customer websites as needed and required per account.
  • Receive and review HazMat paperwork for compliance and enter in railroad system.
  • Prepare and provide reports to internal departments for billing and other operational needs.
  • Cross train in the domestic group to ensure complete coverage and assist when needed.

 

Job Specifications:

·         High School Graduate or GED equivalent.

·         2-5 Years’ experience in a similar role and environment.

·         Prior experience with Microsoft Office; Word, Excel, and Outlook.

Experience planning door to door shipments via rail and trucking companies

Odyssey is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against qualified applicants with regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, genetics or veteran status. In addition to federal law requirements Odyssey complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities.  This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment. We offer a competitive compensation and benefits package. No relocation allowance will be considered unless specifically addressed. All applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States.

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  • Pay Type Salary
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  • Palos Heights, IL, USA