OPERATIONS | Carrier Procurement Representative

About the Position

Join Specialized Logistics and assist in booking cost-effective freight, building successful carrier relationships and maintaining long-term relationships with our customer base.

Responsibilities & Duties

  • Source and negotiate with carriers to move available loads in a cost-effective manner
  • Handle scheduling of pick-up and delivery appointment times
  • Utilize available technology, including posting services, to build carrier relationships
  • Maintain continuous communications with customers regarding changes in their freight schedule
  • Provide customer quotes on new lanes when requested
  • Notify Sales Representatives of customer problems, leads and inquiries
  • Recommend and implement improvements to current operations
  • Document orders using Specialized Logistics internal programs
  • Dispatch drivers and track and trace shipments
  • Aid in P.O.D. retrieval

Qualifications & Required Skills

  • Required - Minimum high school diploma or GED; four-year degree preferred
  • Required - Strong organizational and scheduling skills
  • Required - Basic knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Required - Experience working in customer service
  • Required - High-energy, positive attitude
  • Required - Ability to learn Specialized Logistics' internal software
  • Experience: Special consideration provided to applicants with work experience at a non-asset based logistics company.

About Specialized Logistics

Specialized Logistics combines over 50 years of transportation knowledge. Covering all facets of the transportation industry, Specialized Logistics can handle your Domestic & International LTL & Truckload, Heavyhaul, Intermodal, Warehousing & transloading, airfreight, rigging, Bulk/Chemical Transport, special project transportation & Supply chain consulting services. From every port to every rail ramp, we have warehouses to handle transloading and deliveries throughout all of North America including the United States, Canada and Mexico. We make sure to understand every situation each customer gives us and customize solutions the customer can choose from.

APPLY TODAY. If your skills and career aspirations align with the above referenced requirements, please submit your resume and salary requirements to careers@specializedlogistics.net. You may be required to take a skills-assessment test.

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