Inland Operations Coordinator

Location: West Palm Beach

Company: Tropical Shipping

Employment Type: Full Time

Region: Florida

Job Category: Logistics

Publish Date: October 23, 2019

Company Description: Tropical has been rated as "best place to work" in the shipping industry for 10 years in a row. Employees enjoy our team spirit & work ethic and many have been with us for as long as 30 years. From those in the office to the team loading docks and conducting ship work, Tropical employees across the US, Canada, Bahamas and Caribbean reflect both the local communities we serve and the people with whom we do business. We see diversity and inclusiveness as an essential part of our productivity, creativity, and competitive advantage. We hire great people and our teams feel a lot like family. Together we do outstanding work and we enjoy a fun healthy work life balance.


  • Full Time
  • Anywhere

Tropical Shipping

Performs all duties required to provide inland transportation to customers by motor carriers in compliance with shippers and motor carrier requirements. Books appointments, assigns work orders and monitors shipments. Troubleshoots issues and coordinates resolution. Updates Dispatch system for accounting purposes.

JOB ID: 9180

To apply for this job please visit hrwppb06v.trophq.tropical.com.


Coordinate all inland shipments. Confirms location, size and type of equipment, address, email and phone number, and contact name.

Processes requests from all email boxes, updates Dispatch system, and answers calls from vendors, Customer Service, and other departments.

Monitors shipments still out on day of sail to ensure timely arrival for vessel schedule. Communicates delays or issues to the Control Center and Sales as needed. Monitors all other pending shipments.

Verifies vendor rates for moves to assign work orders. Works with Intermodal Rate Analysis to create new rates as required.

Resolves any pickup or spotting discrepancies with load facilities, vendors, and Customer Service.

Coordinates with Trucking Accounts Coordinator to resolve any rate or accessorial issues. Follows up with Trucking Manager for any required rate corrections in the Dispatch system.

Works with Imports Department and Port Gate on a daily basis to move import loads for staging outside the Port for drivers to pickup and deliver.

Enters accessorial charges to vendor's accounts in Dispatch system for payment and enters customer charges into TLink for WNS.

Performs all other related duties as requested.



EDUCATION:High School Diploma or equivalent
EXPERIENCE:One year in transportation or shipping.
LICENSE:Valid Local Driver's License
TRAVEL:5% Travel to other Tropical locations and vendors as necessary.
PHYSICAL:Office Environment - Manual dexterity to perform repetitive motion tasks on computer. Ability to bend or stoop to retrieve lower shelf files. Ability to reach overhead to retrieve upper shelf files. ability to sit 1/3 - 2/3 of day. Ability to travel in various modes of transportation (e.g. automobile, airplane, train etc.) Occasionally exposed to outside elements during the course of traveling.
(Education and experience minimums can be substituted with any equivalent combination of training and experience)