Shipping & Transportation Coordinator, AgReliant - Marcus

AgReliant Genetics

Marcus, Iowa

AgReliant Genetics is a leader in seed research, production, and quality focused on providing trusted seed solutions that help farmers grow, is looking for a Shipping and Transportation Coordinator who will be responsible for coordinating the shipping of seed to customers and between other production locations.

Desired Qualifications:


  • Associate Degree in Ag Business, Logistics, Supply Chain Management, or related field preferred
  • 5+ years of shipping and transportation experience preferred
  • Experience in the seed production industry preferred


  • Ability to lead, train, develop staff and manage performance.
  • Excellent leadership, people management, and relationship/team-building skills.
  • Ability to work effectively as part of a team as well as individually
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent organization and planning skills with strong attention to detail.
  • Problem-solving and continuous improvement mindset.
  • Strategic thinker and problem solver.
  • Ability to prioritize tasks in an organized way to meet deadlines.
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint).
  • Computer and Technical skills related to efficiency and maintenance programs (Vorne, HIPPO, etc).
  • Knowledge of supply chain management and logistics required
  • Knowledge of Department of Transportation regulations desired


  • Ability to lift up to 65 lbs.
  • Ability to travel up to 5% with minimal overnight travel
  • Ability to work required hours and shifts
  • Must have valid driver’s license and meet MVR requirements

Application Instructions:

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  1. Responsible for maintaining a high level of customer service and professionalism.
  2. Responsible for projecting a positive image of AgReliant Genetics.
  3. Shipping
  • Functional lead for route optimization software at the production location.
  • Work with Inventory and Quality coordinator) on warehouse supply
  • Constant upgrading of shipping strategy including review of the process with sales, sales support staff, and Logistics team.
  • Settle any customer / logistic disputes
  • Ensure contacts with customers are compliant and present a positive image of our Brands
  • Reports problems with customer service to the Location Manager
  • Effectively utilize shipping programs to maximize resources and provide the highest quality service to customers
  • Prepare pickers, shippers, and pallet sheets for the warehouse and provide the necessary paperwork to drivers
  • Conduct root cause analysis and resolve customer service complaints related to shipping
  • Monitor freight expenses and code bills for payment
  1. Trucking
  • Scheduling of all trucking using outside carriers for customer delivery and interplant transfers
  • Recruit new carriers and maintain good relations with existing drivers (same as 4th bullet point?)
  • Train all drivers to present the highest level of customer service and professionalism, and coach the drivers who fail to meet our expectations
  • Recruit, manage, and train fleet of owner-operators for customer and non-customer deliveries
  • Wide load permits
  • Work with Logistics team to supplement carrier resources with broker services to reduce cost and add to service areas.
  • Keep a friendly but professional relationship with truck drivers.
  1. Laws / Record Keeping
  • Mileage reports
  • Monitor and enforce driving policies
  • Responsible for location pool vehicles
  • D.O.T. laws- work with PSC to enforce all laws and maintain proper records.
  1. Other duties as assigned

Location: Marcus, Iowa

Open: Friday September 16th

Close: Saturday October 22nd 2022

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