More important than your industry experience and knowlege is your ability to partner with a team of co-workers and managers that place hgh priority on working collectively for a greater good. We value integrity, honesty, a sense of humor and teamwork. We are a progressively conservative company focused on company, team and individual growth, providing the support and tools necessary to accomplish those goals.
Working in conjunction with other team members to coordinate shipment logistics and ensure freight is received, routed and delivered accurately. team members are expected to provide prompt information to internal departments, clients and vendors alike, providing a high level of professional courtesy at all times.
Primary responsibilities include
*Route freight shipments using sound judgment, selecting carriers based on history, relationships, industry knowledge and negotiated rates. Update TSS system and alert agents for pickups or deliveries.
*Track shipment progress to final destination by working with agents via phone, fax, email or by accessing online accounts. Confirm services provided by agents and partners are as requested.
*Communicate service failures, issues and shipment progress to team members when appropriate.
*Dispatch local drivers, coordinating pick-ups and deliveries.
*Recommend and utilize freight storage solutions, both locally and nationwide.
*Manage issues or service failures and regularly review new services.
*Working with agents and management, assist with cost discrepancies.
*Review agent and vendor relationships and agreements on a periodic basis, making recommendations for changes as necessary.
*Perform routine warehouse tasks, including unloading and loading trucks, weighing and measuring freight.
*Cross train within department, covering for and supporting team members when necessary.
*High school diploma or equivalent.
*Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office programs.
*3+ Experience within transportation industry or similar
*Ability to clearly speak, write and understand English.
Please submit letter of interest in body of email, including salary requirements with LOGISTICS SPECIALIST in the subject line of email. Resume should be attached as a Word or PDF document.