Third-Party Logistics (3PL) Specialist
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Headquarters - Brooklyn, NY
Third-Party Logistics (3PL) Specialist

The Role 

 

Gotham Greens is seeking a Logistics Specialist to join our Logistics team and will be responsible for coordinating the logistics and distribution of Gotham Greens product across our national network. This role reports to the Logistics Manager and is based in Brooklyn, NY. 

 

Gotham Greens is creating new ways to farm, produce local food, revitalize communities and innovate for a sustainable future. The ideal candidate is organized, and results-driven with great problem-solving skills. 

 

What You’ll Do 

 

Planning 

  • Book and coordinate shipments between co-manufacturers, storage facilities, Gotham Greens facilities, and customers 

  • Enter and track 3PL shipments  

  • Request, track, and compare quotes from 3PL shippers 

  • Generate distribution and logistics paperwork 

  • Schedule dock appointments for deliveries, as needed 

  • Partner with Distribution Supervisors to prepare for shipments and pick-ups 

  • Coordinate material and product transfers throughout our regional network with Production Planning and Distribution 

Implementation 

  • Resolve and escalate delivery questions, exceptions and incidents 

  • Coordinate with Sales Support on delivery rejections or customer questions 

  • Review signed invoices and submit adjustments, as needed. 

Reporting 

  • Provide periodic reporting for Operations and Logistics leadership, including: 

  • Logistics capacity 

  • Delivery exception root cause analysis 

  • 3PL carrier performance 

  • Delivery cost 

 

Who You Are 

 

  • At least 2 years’ experience in a logistics or distribution operations role with at least 1 year experience working with 3PL companies 

  • At least 1 year supervisory experience 

  • Experience working with MS Office suite 

  • Experience ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning), Transportation Management Systems (TMS), and Route Optimization systems 

  • Working knowledge of MS Office, specifically MS Excel, Sharepoint, and Powerpoint 

  • Ability to partner and communicate with cross-functional teams  

  • Strong organizational, communication, and problem-solving skills 

  • Proactive self-starter with an ability to excel in a dynamic, ever-changing environment 

  • This position requires occasional early morning, holiday or weekend availability. 

 

Who We Are 

 

Gotham Greens is on a mission to transform how and where fresh produce is grown. We are a pioneer in urban indoor agriculture and a leading fresh produce and food company. Through our national network of local high-tech farms, Gotham Greens delivers fresh, long-lasting, and delicious leafy greens, herbs, salad dressings and pesto dip all year round to retail, restaurant, and foodservice customers.

 

Today, Gotham Greens has 9 locations with 600,000+ sq. ft. of hydroponic greenhouses across six U.S. states and over 350 team members. Since its launch in 2011, Gotham Greens has grown from a single urban rooftop greenhouse in Brooklyn, N.Y., to a multi-state greenhouse operator and one of the largest hydroponic leafy green producers in North America.

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