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Logistical Advantage Corporation (“LAC”) is currently preparing its strategic plan to accommodate short and longer-term growth.A significant portion of the plan is the critical component of human capital: having the right people, with the right talents and abilities, placed in the right position, at exactly the right time. LAC recognizes and appreciates the abundance of talent located within the various centers of higher education in the Cleveland area, and would like to see if a partnership could develop that would help meet the short, medium, and longer-term human capital needs.

Who is Logistical Advantage Corporation?

LAC is 3rd party asset/non-asset based logistics company headquartered in Cleveland, OH. The fundamentals of our business are pairing our clients, (some of whom are manufacturers, producers and distributors of goods), with the most efficient and cost-effective method of transporting their goods; whether it be railroad, ocean liner, air or over the road truck/trailer. A secondary portion of our business is utilizing our own assets(refrigerated trailers) in meeting the needs of our long-term contracted clients. Our growth projections for the next six months to two years are significant, as we find increasingly companies recognizing our niche in the marketplace.

HUMAN CAPITAL NEEDS

In order to reach our short and longer-term objectives, we need the right people in place.

Immediate Needs

Logistics Coordinator

Logistics Coordinator

The Logistics Coordinator, even though it is an entry level position, plays an important role within the organization insofar as participating in the company’s goal of assuring client’s expectations are exceeded. The fundamentals of our business is pairing our clients (some of whom are manufacturers, producers, and distributors of food products, ingredients and goods) with the most efficient and cost-effective method of transporting those goods, whether it be by rail, ocean liner, air, or over-the-road truck/trailer. A secondary portion of our business is utilizing our own assets (refrigerated trailers) in meeting the needs of our long-term contracted clients. Our growth projections for the next six months to two years are significant, as we find more and more companies recognizing our expertise in the marketplace. The Logistics Coordinator will be involved with a large portion of the aforementioned fundamentals.

Key Responsibilities/Duties :

  • Full-time (35 to 38 hours per week) with after-hours work as needed
  • Fully participating in the supply chain analysis, including researching state of the art digital solutions to our unique position in the marketplace (refrigerated + food)
  • Will be tasked with the research of introducing a technology solution for a product lifecycle management solution
  • Contacting current and potential clients, identifying new transportation needs that LAC’s niche positioning might fulfill
  • Interest in or familiarity with the transportation and logistics field is a must, specifically:
  • Setting up the conversation and relationship for a more senior transportation specialist to present a customized solution to the client.
  • Involvement in all areas of transportation and responsible for each carrier/customer interaction
  • Keeping track of clients’ goods while in transit
  • Contacting carriers to arrange pick-up/drop-offs, and managing the variables that might affect on-time delivery, such as excessive traffic, mechanical breakdown, strikes at the docks, or other miscellaneous situations.
  • From time-to-time, may be called upon to participate in the Account Payable and Account Receivable process.

Job Requirements :

  • Attention to Detail
  • Recent computer experience is a must. Computer proficient with Microsoft Office products like Microsoft Suite, including Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, as well as the ability and desire to learn web-based programs specific to the transportation and logistics fields
  • AR/AP skills would be a plus, however, not necessary for the right candidate
  • The ability to think quickly on one’s feet, resolving issues that inevitably come up (missed deliveries, for example)
  • Good communication skills, as this staff member may, on occasion, be in contact with clients and carriers. Those clients include some of the largest Fortune 500 companies;
  • Must have desire to be involved in whole spectrum of the logistics industry with possible carrier intentions
  • Must have desire and aptitude for wanting to create solutions based on specific niche client needs and have the ability to illustrate the benefit of the solution using written and verbal communications.
  • Will be introduced to the finances of the logistic industry; understanding how decisions effect both gross and net margins.

Job Type: Full-time
Salary: $35,000.00 to $40,000.00 /year

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Accounts Payable/Accounts Receivable Assistant

Job Summary Accounts Payable/Accounts Receivable Assistant

LAC is a third-party asset/non-asset based logistics company headquartered in Cleveland, Ohio. The fundamentals of our business pairs our clients (some of whom are manufacturers, producers, and distributors of food products, ingredients, and goods) with the most efficient and cost-effective method of transporting those goods, whether it be by rail, ocean liner, air, or over-the-road truck/trailer. A secondary portion of our business is utilizing our own assets (refrigerated trailers) in meeting the needs of our long-term contracted clients. Our growth projections for the next six months to two years are significant, as we find more and more companies recognizing our expertise in the marketplace. We are currently needing to fill the account receivable and payable role immediately.

Responsibilities and Duties
Accounts Payable/Receivable staff member

  • Full-time (35 – 40 hours per week)
  • Attention to Detail
  • Computer proficient with Microsoft Office products, as well as the ability and desire to learn web-based programs specific to the transportation and logistics fields
  • AR/AP skills are a must
  • The ability to think quickly on one’s feet, resolving issues that inevitably come up (missed deliveries, for example)
  • Good communication skills, as this staff member may, on occasion, be in contact with clients and carriers.

The newest member of the team will complete a wide range of task, including managing the payable and receivable process, as well as remote deposits and reconciliation of checks and other transactions. This candidate must be comfortable with working in a fast-paced environment, handling several projects at the same time, and working independently.

Qualifications and Skills

  • High school diploma mandatory; some college education preferred.
  • 3 years’ experience working in an office environment
  • 1-3 years accounting and/or account payable/receivable management;\
  • High degree of comfort in working with Microsoft Office products (including creating, manipulating, editing and distributing Excel spreadsheets)
  • High degree of comfort learning and mastering new computer software packages specific to the logistics and transportation industries
  • Teachable and personable
  • Benefits

Our team members have access to company sponsored medical, dental and vision health benefits.

Job Type: Full-time

 

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