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Transportation Coordinator (Boise, ID)


Boise, ID, US, 83702-6924

The J.R. Simplot Company is a diverse, privately held organization, with roots firmly planted in agriculture and agriculture-related businesses. The J.R. Simplot Company is a true farm-to-table company with operations that touch every aspect of agriculture, including seed production, farming and ranching, plant sciences, fertilizer manufacturing, food processing, commercial product development, and distribution.


Under direct supervision and following prescribed procedures secures cost effective truck transportation from different sources (company fleet, contract carriers, and single source lessors) to meet customer's needs while maintaining profitability targets.

Key Responsibilities

  • Identifies and implements scheduling of carriers on round trip and continuous moves in order to increase profitability.
  • Within established guidelines, agrees to freight rates and service commitments with outside carriers, selects carrier from pool of approved carriers and administers all shipping and billing transactions per established procedures.
  • Responsible for securing Steamship Line container bookings and managing the movement of our export products to the ports to be exported overseas.
  • Resolves problems with shipments including service delays and freight claims.
  • Responsible for soliciting new carriers for specific traffic lanes and geographic areas.

Typical Education

Associate's Degree (A.A. or equivalent)

Relevant Experience

2+ years related experience and/or training

Other Information

  • This is an entry level position to the Transportation Coordinator job family requiring a basic knowledge of transportation. 
  • Demonstrated understanding of personal computers.
  • Applies basic skills and procedures in Transportation. 
  • Duties and tasks are standardized. 
  • Resolves routine questions and problems, and refers more complex issues to higher levels. 
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills.

Job Requisition ID: 4283

Travel Required: None

Location(s): Simplot Headquarters - Boise 

Country: United States

**The J.R. Simplot Company is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, physical or mental disability, medical condition, sexual orientation, military or veteran status, marital status, or any other protected status.**

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