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  • Published on April 13, 2011

    Transportation Coordinator Job Description

    By JobsInWarehouse.com

    A transportation coordinator is responsible for managing the day to day operations of the means of transport like buses, vans and the drivers of a company or organization. They sees to it that the staff members are safe and makes definite that don't face any transportation-related issue. They also has to comply with the company, state and federal guidelines and looks after the maintenance and care of company vehicles.

    Transportation Coordinator Job Description

    Duties and Obligations:
    A transportation coordinator checks and packs equipment or food and dairy items as specified by the customer for flights
    Has to finalise meal counts, document reason for any up-count or missed meals
    Is responsible for dispatching the proper loading of trucks to aircraft
    Performs field checks and ensures safety on the field and the kitchen
    Has to perform his duties of the transportation department positions when necessary
    Must give reports on the working condition of company vehicles and equipment
    Is also responsible for filing reports for any delay, incident or accident
    Keeps communication open with drivers, day program staff, staff members etc
    Coordinates the maintenance and repair of vehicles
    May be necessary to serve as a driver when necessary
    Must oversee and schedule the day to day activities of transportation employees
    Must adhere to security and operational procedures


    Skills and Specifications
    Must have at least basic technical knowledge of automobiles, as they has to write reports on the working condition of the company transport
    Must have nice organizational skills in order to coordinate and see that all the staff are getting their transport on time

    Schooling and Qualifications
    Most companies hire graduates for this job, as this usually doesn't need any specialization.


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