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Business:  Kalmar
Job Function:  Logistics

Shanghai, CN

Shipping Coordinator

Kalmar keeps global trade moving. Our innovative solutions contribute to every fourth container movement in the world and help transform the future of cargo handling. We believe in collaboration, delivering on our promises and that people make the difference.

Purpose of the position

This position requires a person to be in charge of import and export shipping coordination. Shipping coordinator is responsible for contacting supplier or customer overseas or domestic, freight forwarders and relevant departments for smooth operation of shipping process and timely delivery under guidance of Shipping Supervisor.

What you’ll need to succeed:


Experience/ Education

Education background in foreign trade, business administration, transportation is acceptable. Bachelor's Degree. At least five year experience in shipping operation.


Good skills in Microsoft Words, Excel. Strong communication & interpersonal skills. Strong sense of responsibility, Good command of English. Capability to create shipping documents Prefer familiar with ERP system, At least one year experience in shipping, planning ETC…


•    Follow up releases/orders from sales office and arrange outbound deliveries by schedule
•    Follow up the daily production status to verify the plans/schedules are carried out timely.
•    Organize overseas shipments and prepare necessary documents, coordinate with carriers/forwarders to ensure shipment deliver on time
•    Manage special packaging/labelling/shipping requirement from customers.
•    Maintain good communication with suppliers or customers overseas or domestic in shipping process
•    Arrange the door-to-door inbound deliveries from overseas suppliers and deal with exceptions if needed
•    Send shipping alert and keep on the way track after delivery
•    Handle claims for compensation with insurance company in case of cargo damage during transportation
•    Provide competitive logistics cost perdition to sales 
•    Have the capacity and experience to deal with the emergencies in the work.
•    Issue commercial invoice for sales order
•    Has knowledge and working experience of international trade is preferred


Kalmar is part of Cargotec

Kalmar offers the widest range of cargo handling solutions and services to ports, terminals, distribution centres and to the heavy industry. Kalmar is the industry forerunner in terminal automation and in energy efficient container handling, with one in four container movements around the globe being handled by a Kalmar solution. Through its extensive product portfolio, global service network and ability to enable a seamless integration of different terminal processes, Kalmar improves the efficiency of every move. www.kalmarglobal.com


Kalmar is part of Cargotec. Cargotec's (Nasdaq Helsinki: CGCBV) sales in 2020 totalled approximately EUR 3.3 billion and it employs around 11,500 people. www.cargotec.com