Reporting to assigned Manager/Supervisor, transports freight and related materials by commercial motor vehicle.
Delivers and picks up freight as assigned/dispatched in an efficient, effective, safe, and timely manner.
Regularly uses Nextel to post departures and arrivals as well as POD information.
Ensures proper, accurate, complete, and timely processing of related paperwork, as required, in support of position duties/responsibilities.
Understands, supports, and promotes Tax-Air's philosophy and commitment to safety and security at all times.
Promotes and maintains a flexible, cooperative, positive, team oriented and customer focused attitude within and between departments/terminals.
Informs Dispatcher of any delays longer than 5 minutes duration.
Ensures all paperwork is complete, accurate, legible and processed in a timely manner.
Follows DOT and CFR regulations/requirements.
Handles freight loading/unloading/rearranging, as required, at terminal and/or dispatch locations.
Informs supervisor of pertinent issues and information warranting their attention, knowledge, action, and/or resolution.
Performs complete tractor-trailer pre-trip and post-trip inspections for all vehicles driven on a daily basis.
Ensures driver inspection reports and logs are accurately completed in a timely manner.
Other duties as may be required or assigned by the supervisor.
Physical ability to lift 75 lbs.
Able to effectively and professionally interact with demanding customers.
Knowledge of route area and/or ORD forwarder areas.
Capable of making inside deliveries as directed by dispatcher.
Able to peddle, do pickups, and spot trailers as assigned.
Able to flex into 4 to 5 different routes as required.
Understands MAWB, HAWB paperwork and ORD Forwarder requirements.
Able to run sort distribution freight, as required, including the use of specific scanners.
Proven ability to work positively and effectively in a fast-paced and stressful environment.
Must possess positive customer relations and customer service skills with a professional image.
Must be able to pass driving and drug/alcohol tests per DOT and/or Company requirements.
Strong attention-to-detail and follow-through.
Able to read maps and possesses proper maps for the route.
Minimum 3 years of P&D driving experience.
Class A license
Tax-Air was founded in 1977 with one customer and the desire to become the best air freight trucking company in the Midwest.