Senior Special Account Coordinator

DB Schenker - Newark, NJ3.6

Full-timeEstimated: $32,000 - $46,000 a year
DB Schenker is the world’s leading global logistics provider — we support industry and trade in the global exchange of goods through land transport, worldwide air and ocean freight, contract logistics and supply chain management. Integrated logistics resides at the world’s most important intersections, where the flow of goods creates an effective link between carriers. Our value-added services ensure the flow of goods continues seamlessly and supply chains stay lean and optimized for success. Our business holds top positions in automotive, technology, consumer goods, trade fair logistics, special transports, and special events logistics.


Position Description Summary:
Responsible for general coordination and customer service for specific assigned customers.

Principal Accountabilities (The following is intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed. It is not an exhaustive list of all expectations.):

General coordination of air, ocean, import and export shipments from start to finish.
High-level customer service to global cliental.
Understanding contractual agreements.
Shipment tracking with daily status updates.
Provide transport and documentation instructions to overseas offices.
Rate negotiations and coordination of shipments with transport providers (steamship lines, ports, truckers).
Air and ocean rate quotes to customer for non-contractual lanes.

The individual in this position must be capable of performing all of the essential functions with or without a reasonable accommodation.

Knowledge and Skills (The following minimum requirements are normal guidelines and should not constrain the advancement of otherwise qualified personnel):

This is a senior level position. Good interpersonal skills required. High school diploma or equivalent required. Generally prefer 5 years of experience.