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Load Coordinator - Decatur, IL



Decatur, IL, USA
Posted on Tuesday, July 9, 2024

Load Coordinator - Decatur, IL


IL - Illinois

Logistics, Transportation,Warehousing, Supply Chain

Job Description

Logistics Coordinator - ADM Logistics
This is a full-time, non-exempt level position.

Position Summary:

This position is responsible for developing strong customer/supplier relationships and assisting with the day to day operations of these accounts. Their daily objectives include entering shipments into our TMS (Transportation Management Software), tracking shipments, and quoting lanes for internal customers. The Logistics Coordinator will ensure each location’s transportation needs are met by managing customer deliveries and expectations, working with suppliers on inbound shipments to plants, and looking for ways to cut costs on each load. The Logistics Coordinator will report directly to the Customer Service Manager.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Assist with leading day to day management of location’s logistics and supply chain needs
  • Manage transportation expenses for internal ADM customers
  • Logistics consulting and cost reductions
  • Track and report trends on customer accounts to management, including revenue and load count reports
  • Development and tracking of key performance indicators and metrics
  • Establish and meet individual goals and objectives relating to all aspect of the position
  • Participate in department sales and operational meetings
  • Participate and potentially lead location meetings involving transportation, supply chain, and/or procurement operations with internal ADM locations
  • Completion of location tracking reports
  • Track and trace shipments
  • Enter orders and quotes
  • Quoting customer business
  • Manage location’s transportation RFPs
  • Report to IDT Project Manager with a direct line to Customer Service Manager
Job Requirements:
  • Excellent verbal communication skills with emphasis on telephone communications
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Aggressive self-starter with keen negotiation skills in order to be successful in this role
  • Knowledge of brokerage, third party logistics and freight forwarding is helpful
  • Previous customer service experience is strongly preferred
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office applications such as, Word, Outlook, Excel and PowerPoint is required
  • A college degree is preferred
  • Ability to build strong internal and external relationships
  • Ability to work alone or in a team environment
Excited about this role but don’t meet every requirement listed? Studies show that often applicants will self-select out if they don’t check every box. We encourage you to apply anyway. You may be just the right candidate for this role or another one of our openings.

ADM requires the successful completion of a background check.

Benefits and Perks

Enriching the quality of life for the world begins by taking care of our colleagues. In addition to competitive pay, we support your diverse needs with a comprehensive total rewards package to enhance your well-being, including:

  • Physical wellness – medical/Rx, dental, vision and on-site wellness center access or gym reimbursement (as applicable).
  • Financial wellness – flexible spending accounts, health savings account, 401(k) with matching contributions and cash balance plan, discounted employee stock purchasing program, life insurance, disability, workers’ compensation, legal assistance, identity theft protection.
  • Mental and social wellness – Employee Assistance Program (EAP), Employee Resource Groups (ERGs) and Colleague Giving Programs (ADM Cares).
Additional benefits include:
  • Paid time off including paid holidays.
  • Adoption assistance and paid maternity and parental leave.
  • Tuition assistance.
  • Company-sponsored training and development resources, such as LinkedIn Learning, language training and mentoring programs.
*Benefits may vary for bargained locations, confirm benefit eligibility with your recruiter.


Diversity, equity, inclusion and belonging are cornerstones of ADM’s efforts to continue innovating, driving growth, and delivering outstanding performance. We are committed to attracting and retaining a diverse workforce and create welcoming, truly inclusive work environments — environments that enable every ADM colleague to feel comfortable on the job, make meaningful contributions to our success, and grow their career. We respect and value the unique backgrounds and experiences that each person can bring to ADM because we know that diversity of perspectives makes us better, together.

We are committed to ensuring all qualified applicants receive consideration for employment regardless of race, color, ethnicity, disability, religion, national origin, gender, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, sexual orientation, age, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

We welcome everyone to apply, especially those individuals who are underrepresented in our industry, as we strive to ensure our workforce represents the world that we help to feed: people of color, women, gender non-conforming, LGBTQIA+, veterans and persons with disabilities. For more information regarding our efforts to advance Diversity, Equity, Inclusion & Belonging, please visit our website here: Diversity, Equity and Inclusion | ADM.

About ADM

At ADM, we unlock the power of nature to provide access to nutrition worldwide. With industry-advancing innovations, a complete portfolio of ingredients and solutions to meet any taste, and a commitment to sustainability, we give customers an edge in solving the nutritional challenges of today and tomorrow. We’re a global leader in human and animal nutrition and the world’s premier agricultural origination and processing company. Our breadth, depth, insights, facilities and logistical expertise give us unparalleled capabilities to meet needs for food, beverages, health and wellness, and more. From the seed of the idea to the outcome of the solution, we enrich the quality of life the world over. Learn more at www.adm.com.

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