Equipment Procurement Coordinator

Palos Heights, IL, USA Req #1394
Friday, October 8, 2021

Interdom, LLC, Odyssey Logistics & Technology Corporation's intermodal container division in Palos Heights, IL, is an intermodal marketing company that leverages unique international rail intermodal contracts with all the major class 1 North American rail carriers to enable the rail intermodal transport of ocean containers, ISO tanks, and flexitanks to/from all North American Ports and rail terminals. Our domestic service model is based on relocating empty surplus ocean carrier equipment back to port locations or areas of deficit, enabling us to provide a competitive door to door intermodal service package for our clients.

Summary / Primary Role

The Equipment Procurement Coordinator is responsible for securing and processing domestic intermodal equipment to support customer freight movement needs. 


Essential Functions:

·         Develop relationship with steamship lines, leasing companies, and other equipment providers. 

·         Work collaboratively within the department to secure and process equipment for customer freight needs.

·         Create releases in operating system for customer orders, and internal reposition use and updates.

·         Manage customer equipment inventory

·         Coordinate with the pricing team to obtain quotes for customers, carriers, and leasing companies.

·         Update charges in operating system for repositions; drop charges, customer incentives, etc.

·         Review per diem, and damage claims daily.

·         Review and update equipment securements, types, providers, and rates.

·         Enter equipment, customer orders and send dispatch information to transportation providers.

·         Equipment tracing and confirmation of repositioned equipment terminations with accurate locations.

·         Daily data entry, and maintain spreadsheets and all other reporting systems.

·         Daily interactions with customers, drivers, and colleagues via phone, email and in person communications.

·         Manage any customer or carrier concerns, and address accordingly as needed.


Job Specifications/Requirements:

·         High school diploma or GED required.

·         2 Years’ experience in a similar role and environment is required.

·         Intermediate skills with Microsoft Office; Word, Excel, Power Point and Outlook.


·         Customer Focus

·         Professionalism

·         Problem Solving/ Analysis

·         Independence


·         Time Management

·         Punctual and Reliable

·         Team Player

·         Negotiation Skills

·         Oral/ Written Communication

·         Resourcefulness/ Initiative

·         Operational Excellence

·         Personal Accountability

·         Knowledgeable


Work Environment:

This job operates in a professional office environment.  This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, fax machines, 10 key calculator and filing cabinets.


Odyssey is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against qualified applicants with regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, genetics or veteran status. In addition to federal law requirements Odyssey complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities.  This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment. We offer a competitive compensation and benefits package. No relocation allowance will be considered unless specifically addressed. All applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States.

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  • Palos Heights, IL, USA