Transportation Special Projects Coordinator
Hub Group - Atlanta, GA

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A member of the Project and Emergency Response Teams. Ensures transportation solutions exceed expectations to new and existing customer while ensuring financial goals are achieved.

  • Identify, solicit and execute business opportunities with new and existing Customers.
  • Develop solid relationships by proactively delivering outstanding service and communication.
  • Negotiate rates with carriers to achieve optimal margin levels.
  • Communicate effectively on a daily basis with Project teams, Customers, co-workers, managements, etc.
  • Work with Load Planners to uncover additional freight opportunities including load board business.
  • Keep in close contact with carriers in an effort to maintain and grow relationships
  • Continually assess lanes to determine which lanes are good for specific carriers to optimize our margins and keep service levels high.
  • Coordinate with functional support areas to ensure proper execution of Projects.
  • Assist with, coordinating and/or attend regular business reviews with Projects customers
  • Work with daily reports to track Project status
  • Ensure customer metrics and needs are met by constantly reviewing reports to ensure we are on time and updating timely and accurately.
  • Identify, develop and implement best practices for projects to ensure customer’s needs are satisfied
  • Complete required operational and administrative load management requirements, examples: order management, pickup/delivery management, track and trace, problem resolution and “system housekeeping”
  • Coordinate with other locations in the Network to manage loads and utilize capacity to expectations
  • Participate in on-call, after hours, and weekend duty as determined based on customer needs
  • Other duties as assigned
  • At least four years transportation experience
  • Project Management experience preferred
  • Thorough understanding of all modes of transportation
  • Strong organization skills
  • Good communication, negotiation, and follow up
  • Knowledge of AS400 systems, Microsoft Excel, and Word
  • Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment with time sensitive deadlines
  • Good Problem solving skills
  • Some weekend and after hours work may be required based on customer needs
  • Ability to travel based on customer/company needs

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...