Highway Solutions Specialist
Hub Group - Brea, CA

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Provide transportation solutions to new and existing customers exceeding expectations while maximizing internal financial deliverables.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
Proactively develop, offer, and execute creative and innovative solutions involving all modes of transportation that best suites a customer’s need

Coordinate with other locations in the Network to manage loads and utilize capacity to expectations

Complete required operational and administrative load management requirements, including but not limited to: order management, pickup/delivery management, track and trace, problem resolution and “system housekeeping”

Negotiate rates with carriers to achieve optimal margin levels and seek the best market level pricing with carriers.

Develop spot and long term strategies with carriers to identify their capacity needs on a regular basis and match those needs with consistent opportunities

Communicate effectively on a daily basis with prospective and existing customers

Function as part of a team of professional multi-modal transportation experts

Identify and search for business opportunities from new and existing customers

High volume telephone work to develop customers and carriers to achieve the best cost solutions

Proactively deliver outstanding service and communication to internal and external customers and carriers

Participate in on-call, after hours, and weekend duty as determined based on customer needs

Other duties as assigned

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
Experience in the transportation industry preferred

Must be a self-starter and driven to succeed

Strong negotiation skills

Significant customer service experience

Sales experience preferred

Effective communicator with all levels of the Hub organization, its customers and carriers

Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Knowledge of various Microsoft Office products including, but not limited to, Excel and Word

Minimum high school graduate

OTHER BENEFITS:
Hub Group provides the opportunity to participate in a variety of outstanding benefits. In addition to a business casual office atmosphere, the company offers the following benefit programs:

3 medical plans

dental plan

401(k) plan

long term disability insurance

life/AD&D insurance

vision insurance

additional individual voluntary insurance plan

flexible spending accounts

scholarship award

paid sick time/short term disability programs

vacation pay

holiday pay

About this company
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Hub Group helps its clients by handling the hubbub of freight movement throughout North America. An intermodal marketing company, Hub Group...