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Perdue Farms, Inc. Freight Payables Coordinator in Salisbury, Maryland

Perdue AgriBusiness is part of Perdue Farms, a family-owned company heading into it's second century of growth and innovation. An international agricultural products and services company, we handle agricultural commodities and have a diverse portfolio of products and businesses.


Perdue AgriBusiness has an exciting opportunity for a Freight Payables Coordinator at our facility located in Salisbury, MD . This position is responsible to issue freight carrier and Brokerage payments promptly and accurately while auditing rates and surcharges.

Principal and Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Follow up on freight carrier payment issues and inquiries.

  • Review of Unpaid Accrual Report- follow up with carriers to retrieve outstanding tickets.

  • Preparation of Outstanding Direct Ship ticket report- follow up carriers and settlement processers as needed.

  • Run and Audit the Changed Weight Report. Enter freight adjustments to correct any issues.

  • Pay manual freight invoices as needed.

  • Audit/review of previous days freight payments for reasonableness.

  • Correction of load authorization issues- update accruals as needed

  • Reconciliation and payment of Brokerage Invoices.

  • Perform other duties as assigned by the supervisor

Minimum Education

  • AA Degree - Accounting or business related preferred

  • Work experience may be considered in lieu of college degree

Experience Requirements

  • 5-7 years of related experience

  • Understanding of standard software applications

  • Proven experience in a clerical position

  • Excellent office, customer service and written and oral communication skills

  • Ability to multi-task in a busy work environment

  • Strong organizational and analytical skills

Environmental Factors and Physical Requirements

Position is mostly sedentary but may require occasional moving to other offices or buildings.

  • May need to move light equipment or supplies from one place to another.

  • May need to access files, supplies and equipment.

  • Work activity is in an office, open-partitioned, cubicle environment.

  • When in a plant environment: Exposure primarily consists of wet and moist floors which include metal and plastic grating surfaces. May be exposed to temperatures of 28 degrees to 100 degrees Fahrenheit with both ambient and 100% humidity. May handle product 25 degrees to 50 degrees Fahrenheit.

  • May be exposed to noise ranges of 50 db to 110 db. May be exposed to all chemicals used in poultry, food, processing facility. Must wear and use protective and safety equipment required for the job as directed by the Company.

Perdue Farms, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.