Transportation Specialist

  • location: Aurora, IL
  • type: Temp to Perm
  • salary: $16 per hour
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job description

What you'll do on a typical day:
- Select modal and carrier for all customer orders
- Plan freight loads, accept loads, and coordinate drivers with loads
- Work directly with international freight forwarders in management and escalation of automotive-related materials
- Ensure all customer service and traffic issues and requests are resolved in a manner that meets or exceeds the customer's expectations
- Act as a liaison between transportation operations, carriers, and customers

Responsibilities:
At a minimum, you'll need:
- 2 years of experience in customer service, preferably in the transportation industry
- Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, and Outlook)

Working hours: 2 PM - 10 PM

Skills:
It'd be great if you also have:
- Bachelor's degree in logistics or related field
- Experience with international load planning on inbound US shipments and US imports
- Working knowledge of international tariffs and rates management
- Strong verbal and written communication skills
- Strong organizational and time management skills
- Understanding of transportation operations and supply chain management

Qualifications:
Please email Dave at david.tomalewicz@randstadusa.com or call 630/870-3746.

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