Savage Services Logistics Coordinator in Trenton, North Dakota

Savage Services has an immediate opening for a Logistics Coordinator at our Railport Operation in Trenton, ND.

Savage offers competitive benefits that include medical, dental, vision, life insurance, short and long-term disability, a retirement plan, paid time off and opportunities for growth.

The primary responsibility of the Logistics Coordinator is to coordinate the daily movement and activity (such as loading and unloading) of rail cars.

Please read on for additional details!

  • Prepare daily switch activity for switch crews by capturing the needs of our customers and organizing the movement of our people and equipment, capitalizing on efficiency

  • Handle and resolve local rail issues with local railroad supervision. Professionally interact with railroad operations/customer service teams on local service issues.

  • Coordinate railcar repairs with onsite personnel and outside vendors.

  • Maintain the site’s railcar inventory

  • Prepare bill-of-ladings for all out-bound cars

  • Working with inventory system to make sure it is collecting accurate information, and then reporting this information to our customers via daily and weekly reports.

  • Working one-on-one with customers to answer questions, solve issues, and provide them with any information they may need

  • Partner with other logistics coordinators to reconcile information and fix any errors

  • Work with supervisors and managers to share information and assist them with anything related to the inventory system

  • Anticipate the needs of those you support and complete assigned tasks with a high degree of accuracy with minimal direction

  • Advanced knowledge and experience in Computers, including: word processing, spreadsheet, and Microsoft office programs

  • 2 to 3 years of job related experience where the success of the position relied on accurately receiving, inputting, interpreting and utilizing data to make decisions in a fast paced environment; dispatching and/or logistics experience a plus

  • Experience with or able to learn the required rail logistics programs, or other rail management programs

  • Must demonstrate an ability to manage many incoming demands in a short period of time, and organize and prioritize them in a way that the output business flow is smooth and customer expectation’s met

  • Self-starter who can budget time and resources and is able to work with minimal supervision

  • Written communication skills. Can create emails that are professional, concise and informative

  • Works well with others. Has a desire to cross train and communicate with team members in a similar capacity to accomplish a given task

  • Verbal communication strength. Whether communicating with employees, managers, customers or other interested parties, communication is professional and represents the company well

  • Demonstrates a sense of leadership and ownership for responsibilities, yet is teachable and willing to learn from manager and others

  • Positive attitude; treats others with fairness and respect

  • Is honest in dealings with the company, employees and customers


  • 2+ years experience in a logistics, dispatching, financial coordinator, payroll clerk or other similar field

  • Post high-school education in a related field preferred

Physical Requirements

  • The office location is in an industrial setting

  • Must be able to walk on uneven surfaces on occasion

  • Must be able to sit for extended periods of time

With more than 70 years’ experience in hundreds of locations across North America and internationally, Savage is a trusted partner for safely moving and managing mission-critical materials with worry-free consistency while creating value for our Customers. Savage specializes in rail, truck and marine transportation, logistics, materials handling and other industrial and environmental services. We Hire Right, Train Right and Treat Right, and strive to provide our Team Members with opportunities to do things they never dreamed possible.

Savage offers competitive benefits that include medical, dental, vision, life insurance, short and long-term disability, a retirement plan, paid time off and opportunities for growth.

Savage is an Equal Opportunity Employer and maintains a drug free workplace.

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