Expeditor Job Description

What is an Expeditor?

An expeditor is responsible for transporting goods from one place to another as quickly and efficiently as possible. They are responsible for determining all of the different methods for transporting goods. A few of the main duties of an expeditor are tracking an order, handling delivery delays, coordinating with the warehouse manager, and ensuring all orders have been shipped out. They also have to create reports based on the shipping health of an organization. Some of the jobs titles that an expeditor could grow into are warehouse manager and operations manager.

An expeditor should have two years of experience in distribution as well as a Bachelor's or Associate's degree in business. One of the most important skills that an expeditor will have is great time management. Another skill is attention to detail as the expeditor will have to track good from all over the world.

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Job Overview

XYZ Inc. is a leading company in our industry in the region. We're proud of our 4.2 Glassdoor rating from our employees. We're now hiring a Expeditor to help us keep growing. If you're excited to be part of a winning team, XYZ Inc. is a perfect place to get ahead. You'll be glad you applied to XYZ Inc.

Responsibilities for Expeditor

  • Look for ways to decrease shipping time
  • Negotiate with vendors to decrease shipping cost
  • Create budgets for the shipping of a good
  • Coordinate with production for future good needs
  • Review and track all orders
  • Keep track of all inventory on hand
  • Work with the warehouse manager to ensure all shipments are delivered
  • Solve any issues related to shipping delays

Qualifications for Expeditor

  • Bachelor's or Associate's degree in business
  • Incredible attention to detail
  • Ability to work with an ERP system
  • Amazing problem solving skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office
  • Good mechanical aptitude
  • Ability to collaborate with many different teams
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Dynamic and energetic

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