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Logistics Coordinator

B.L. Harbert International is looking for a Logistics Coordinator to work in our International Logistics Center in Birmingham, Alabama. Candidates will be required to communicate with not only co-workers in Birmingham, but also with co-workers across the world.  Being able to effectively communicate with all levels of employees, and vendors and service providers is a must for this position.  The incumbent will be required to make and manage international shipments globally.


  • Coordinate and manage shipment bookings with ocean and air carriers
  • Generate Bills of Lading for outbound shipments
  • Create Commercial Invoices and Packing Lists
  • File Export Declarations
  • Maintain shipment logs
  • Approve transport documents and amend them when necessary
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State or Region
  • Ability to obtain and maintain a US Government Security Clearance
  • Basic knowledge of construction materials
  • Working knowledge of computer applications
  • Experience with monitoring and tracking shipments, international experience a plus
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality when handling sensitive information
  • 50+ Words per minute
  Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
  • Good problem solver
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel), Outlook
  • Basic knowledge of construction terminology
  • Ability to multi-task, prioritize assignments, and meet deadlines
  • Excellent time management skills


  • Experience in the transportation industry
  • International freight forwarding experience strongly preferred
  • Experience working with large scale projects
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