Highway Solutions Leader
Hub Group - St. Louis, MO

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JOB SUMMARY: Provide first-line leadership to a team of Highway Solution Specialists to ensure transportation solutions to new and existing customers exceed expectations while internal financial deliverables are maximized.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
Demonstrate effective leadership skills by maintaining a high professional standard, holding team members accountable to growth and profitability goals and delivering results

Assume Director responsibilities as required

Execute all Highway Solutions Specialist duties in an exemplary fashion

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

Identify and develop business opportunities from new and existing customers

Assist in the training and development of Highway Solutions Specialists

Provide highest level of service to customers and carriers

Conduct daily operational team meetings to ensure external and internal deliverables are achieved

Communicate daily operational events to Director and Management as required

Assist in the creation of required reports and metrics as needed

Facilitates the assignment of Team Members to accounts and responsibilities as issued by the Director

Commitment to 24/7 availability to customers and carriers

Other duties as assigned

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
Demonstrated experience in a leadership capacity

Ability to deliver results in a team setting

Significant multi-modal transportation knowledge

Excellent customer service skills

Strong communication, organization and negotiation skills

Intermediate knowledge of Excel and Word is required

Minimum 3 years in the transportation industry is required.

Undergraduate degree preferred but not required

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

We are committed to a policy of Equal Employment Opportunity and will not discriminate on any legally recognized basis, including but not limited to race, age, color, religion, sex, marital status, national origin, citizenship, ancestry, non-job related handicap or disability or veteran status. We also provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act and applicable state and local law. If you require an accommodation in the application process, please advise the Hub Group, Inc. Human Resources Department.

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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...