Aug 18, 2019

Transportation Coordinator 1

  • BNSF Logistics LLC (BNSFL)
  • Minneapolis, MN

Job Overview

Are you ready to work for a company with an excellent reputation? Are you ready to make an impact with work that challenges you, an environment that engages you and a company culture that recognizes you and embraces you?
BNSF Logistics is one of the fastest growing third-party logistics companies in the U.S. With this growth, the need for high-quality, high-performance, aggressive, driven personnel is substantial. Because of this need, we are committed to recruiting, developing, and retaining a contemporary workforce that will help the company in achieving its objectives.

Transportation Coordinator – Level 1 Bloomington, MN
The chief focus of the Transportation Coordinator is to develop transportation partnerships that will support BNSF Logistics' future growth and allow for the optimization of the BNSF Logistics transportation network including the recruitment of new carriers to secure equipment for available loads within the assigned zones.
  • Secure equipment for all available loads that have been assigned to their zone.
  • Ensure that the system is updated with the most accurate information on our carrier base.
  • Negotiate with carriers to maximize profitability of loads consigned to your zone.
  • Solicit owner-operators that will be dedicated for utilization by BNSF Logistics.
  • Communicate existing or potential service problems to the applicable account manager or supervisor.
  • Recruit new carriers to fill in available opportunities for increased profitability, service, etc.
  • Improve efficiency by utilizing fewer carriers through relationship building.
  • Monitor service providers to ensure that company and customer service requirements are being met.
  • Develop and grow core/key carriers to provide additional capacity and provide proper utilization of the carriers equipment.
  • Identify service and cost improvement opportunities and synergies in your respective zone such as dedicated operations and continuous moves.
  • Act as a facilitator for carrier problem resolution in regards to claims, payments or other business issues.
  • Perform any other related duties as required or assigned.

  • Knowledge of a specialized field (however acquired), such as basic accounting, computer, etc.
  • Equivalent of 4 years in high school, plus night, trade extension, or correspondence school specialized training,
  • Equal to 2 years of college
  • Plus 12 to 18 months related experience and/or training
  • Or equivalent combination of education and experience
Benefits: BNSF Logistics offers competitive benefit programs and services including, but not limited to:
  • Competitive pay
  • Comprehensive health benefits package
  • 401(k) plan with employer match
  • Flexible spending account
  • Company paid life, short-term and long-term disability insurance
  • Employee discounts on autos, travel, electronics, insurance, etc.
  • Tuition assistance
  • Professional training staff with an industry leading Learning Management System
  • Company culture that recognizes its employees

ABOUT BNSF Logistics: BNSF Logistics is an industry-leading transportation intermediary, committed to providing value to each of our customers through professional acumen, entrepreneurial drive, and individual commitment. We are one of the fastest growing 3PLs in North America and pride ourselves on service flexibility and modal breadth. BNSF Logistics is an indirect, wholly owned subsidiary of Burlington Northern Santa Fe LLC.
Our vision is to establish BNSF Logistics as the leader in providing creative logistics solutions that consistently exceed our customers' expectations. BNSF Logistics offers services that range from single shipment execution to complete network design and operation. Our modal expertise spans parcel, truckload, intermodal, and rail. BNSF Logistics provides a blend of professional expertise with logistics technology designed to maximize customer value.
At BNSF Logistics, our vision, mission and values define who we are and how we do business. VISION: To be a premier global multi-modal logistics services and solutions company.
MISSION: To provide a superior customer experience by delivering innovative, flexible and value driven solutions.
VALUES: People • Integrity • Profitability • Accountability • Creativity

An Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive considerations for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender, identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.

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