Transportation Solutions Specialist
Hub Group - Pittsburgh, PA

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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

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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...