Aug 10, 2020

Logistics Coordinator Lawrence, NY, USA

  • Sprague Operating Resources LLC
  • Lawrence, NY, USA
Part-Time Defense Finance Government Logistics Oil and Gas Other

Job Description

Sprague takes a collaborative, customer-centric approach to providing best-in-class energy products and related services throughout the Northeast. As a publicly-traded company founded in 1870, we pride ourselves on offering customers the expert solutions and high-quality service that help their businesses thrive in any market landscape. Sprague values innovation, safety, integrity and people. We know that our people are what set us apart from our competition, and we work hard to make sure each employee across our 20+ locations knows how important they are to our community. As a company that has continued to evolve with the energy industry for the last 150 years, we are looking for hardworking employees to join us as we remain at the forefront of the industry.

Major Duties / Responsibilities:

  • Assist in all research, compilation and freight analysis requests for quotes from all marketing groups
  • Analyze current deliveries/internal freight costs and make recommendations to improve efficiencies
  • Reconcile difficult issues or problems and answer complex inquiries about customers, carriers, products, pricing, and orders, conduct research / coordinate with other internal or external counterparts as needed
  • Responsible for tracking and ensuring accuracy of carrier rates, delivery information and additional charges
  • Configure rate recommendations as well as new rates
  • Provide coordination, research and resolution of carrier payable invoices/discrepancies between outside carriers and the Accounts Payable Department.
  • Complete rate implementation as well as back up file management.
  • Responsible for maintaining weekly fuel surcharge updates, tracking and compiling missing rates for incomplete transactions, as well as maintenance of Trucking Rate Files all within Solarc
  • Develop and maintain process documentation
  • Prepare letters, memorandums, faxes and end-of-month reporting

Education / Experience / Skill Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in quantitative area (Finance, Economics, Mathematics etc.)or related experience
  • Analytical/quantitative skillset
  • Strong understanding of Microsoft Office applications; Intermediate skills Word, PowerPoint and Excel- formatting, formulas and pivot tables
  • 6 months to 1 year related experience
  • Ability to work under pressure in a fast paced environment and relate to customers, outside vendors and fellow employees
  • Basic geography knowledge of the East Coast
  • Ability to travel as needed
  • Ability to work overtime as required

Who we are looking for:

Do you like to solve problems and consider yourself forward thinking? If you are looking for a place where you can learn a lot about the energy industry and constantly challenge yourself, then Sprague is your place. Sprague employees are dedicated and driven, and we constantly strive to be the best in the industry. We work best as a team, knowing that collaboration leads to innovation and the best customer experience.


What we offer:

We recently surveyed our employees to ask them their favorite part of the job. Unanimously, they answered, "The people I work with." You are part of a team and a family at Sprague, and everyone works together to ensure both the success of the company and of the individual. On top of great coworkers, you’ll enjoy perks like benefits and retirement contributions that start on your first day. Sprague also provides tuition reimbursement for any employee that would like to further their education. Do you like to get involved where you work? Sprague has a range of committees to support varying initiatives (Sustainability, Charitable, Scholarship, FunForce, etc…). Sprague is a place that cares about its employees, its community, and creating a place where people want to come to work every day. Come join us!

Plus we have some great benefits!

  • Traditional and Roth 401(k) plans with employer match
  • Defined Contribution Plan with an automatic 5% contribution from Sprague
  • Choice of high deductible and PPO Health Plans to fit your individual needs
  • Wellness Program

Come join us to learn why we are consistently celebrating 20-, 30-, and even 40-year anniversaries here at Sprague!


Sprague is an EEO/AA employer.  We strongly encourages minorities, females, Vets and individuals with disabilities to apply.

As a federal contractor we adhere to OFCCP employment regulations. Click here for OFCCP compliance information



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