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Logistics Clerk/Router

Post Date: 01/19/2024

Req. Number: 107113

City: Buffalo Grove

State: Illinois

Zip Code: 60089


Goodwill TalentBridge, a full service staffing and recruitment firm, is part of Goodwill Industries of Southeastern Wisconsin and Metropolitan Chicago, the largest of the 165 Goodwill territories in North America. With more than 90 years of experience in Workforce Development and job training, Goodwill is helping thousands of people find work in the communities we serve, including 13 counties in Wisconsin and 10 counties in Illinois.

Goodwill TalentBridge is hiring 1 logistics associate to work within a warehouse environment in Buffalo Grove, IL.

This company is a high volume distribution operation in Buffalo Grove with roles that encompass various warehouse functions.  Our logistics administrator is responsible for the routing and tracking of fleet and messengers, assuring efficiency and safety while exceeding our customers’ service needs.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Route and coordinate electrical product deliveries and pick-ups
  • Develop the most cost-effective, efficient routes while capturing service requirements
  • Continuously monitor routes and collaborate with logistics team to gain new efficiencies
  • Proactively look for opportunities to reduce logistics cost
  • Create daily manifests and match invoices
  • Interface with customers, vendors and internal contacts
  • Translate internal requests into tasks which are completed timely
  • Create, update and maintain spreadsheets and logs
  • Occasionally perform various duties associated with the receiving, placement, picking, packing, loading and unloading of product
  • Coordinate UPS outbound shipments


Position Requirements:

  • High School Diploma, some College preferred
  • MUST be knowledgeable and comfortable with the entire Chicago-land area, as they will be creating routes for drivers within designated 'zones', 
  • General knowledge of warehouse operations with experience in logistics
  • Strong sense of urgency and time organization; comfortable working in a fast-paced environment
  • Detail oriented
  • Knowledge of UPS & FedEx Shipping
  • LTL setup and BOL’s
  • Experience with routing software 
  • Quick problem solving abilities and precisive decision making skills
  • Clear and concise written and oral communication abilities
  • Computer competency including Microsoft Office Suite, Outlook, UPS, internet
  • Ability to occasionally lift heavy packages up to 50 lbs. 

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