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Logistics Coordinator

Location Waverly, Illinois Date posted 03/15/2023 Job ID 9773

CHS Inc. is a leading global agribusiness owned by farmers, ranchers and cooperatives across the United States that provides grain, food and energy resources to businesses and consumers around the world.  We serve agriculture customers and consumers across the United States and around the world.  Most of our 10,000 employees are in the United States, but today we have employees in 19 countries. At CHS, we are creating connections to empower agriculture.


CHS has an exciting opportunity in our Transportation division. Join as a Logistics Coordinator out of our Lowder, IL office.


  • Build and maintain positive working relationships with carriers and customers.
  • Collaborate with sales and logistics staff, CHS Transportation, and outside vendors to ensure service to our customers meets expectation and quickly resolve issues.
  • Communicate with team and provide real-time updates on shipping schedules, production needs, scheduling conflicts, customer requests, and assist with invoice questions.
  • Monitor freight rates; maintain accurate records of freight rates, fuel surcharge and insurance for each carrier. Assign carriers based on best rates.
  • Take orders/changes from customers and assign carrier, schedule with plant for production.
  • Assist merchants and sales staff directly and indirectly with accounting, contract applications and pricing.
  • Work with customers and assist with buying grain and helping with grain contracts
  • Confirm, enter and file shipment documents for plant partners and merchandising origins which are not automated.
  • Coordinate empty and loaded logistics at both loading origins and receiving destinations.
  • Create final shipment documentation (bill of lading) by compiling, filing, sorting and establishing data priorities to meet deadlines.
  • Maintain and create daily reports and loading schedules.
  • Maintain and promote a strong safety culture and follow all safety policies, procedures and regulations. Identify and communicate workplace hazards and correct or seek assistance in correcting unsafe actions or conditions.
  • Perform other responsibilities as needed or assigned.

Minimum Qualifications (required)

  • 1+ years of experience in Supply Chain and Procurement and/or Transportation and Logistics
  • Grain Origination experience
  • High School diploma or GED

Additional Qualifications

  • Pre-employment screening is based on the job requirements and industry guidelines and may or may not be required for the position. If required, selected candidates must pass pre-employment screenings to include all or a combination of drug, criminal, motor vehicle check, physical requirements and FMSCA Clearinghouse.

Physical Requirements

CHS offers a competitive total compensation package. Benefits include Health, Dental, Vision, Hearing, Life Insurance, Health and Day Care Savings Accounts, Paid Vacation, 401K, Company Funded Pension, Profit Sharing, Long and Short Term Disability, Tuition reimbursement, and Adoption assistance.

CHS is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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