Transportation Specialist

  • location: Aurora, IL
  • type: Temp to Perm
  • salary: $16 - $19 per hour
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Transportation Specialist

Do you enjoy multitasking?
Are you well organized?
Do enjoy a fast paced environment?

Well Randstad has a job for you.- Our site in Aurora is currently looking for a transportation specialist.- This job is temporary to permanent with a top logistics company.

What you'll do on a typical day:

-Schedule, coordinate, and monitor drivers and equipment to ensure daily transportation operations run safely, efficiently and on time
-Assist in the development, planning and modification of daily schedules as appropriate and make notifications to customer service and the operations manager as to the status of shipments
-Properly monitor shipments for customers to ensure on time, accurate, and satisfactory deliveries
-Correctly troubleshoot and proactively resolve shipment discrepancies as needed
-Proactively communicate with customers, employees, and the management team to ensure necessary requirements are met
-Correctly enter data into transportation management system, and maintain and generate required reports; properly process, audit, and file various documentation

Working hours: 7:00 AM - 4:30 PM

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)
-Proficient keyboarding/data entry skills

High School


It would be great if you also have:

-High school diploma or equivalent

-Experience with international load planning on inbound and outbound U.S. shipments
-Knowledge of shipping software (Oracle Transportation Management)
-Working knowledge of managing international tariffs and rates
-Strong verbal and written communication skills
-Excellent organizational and time management skills

If this opportunity interests you please apply or email a resume to Lauren at

Randstad is a world leader in matching great people with great companies. Our experienced agents will listen carefully to your employment needs and then work diligently to match your skills and qualifications to the right job and company. Whether you're looking for temporary, temporary-to-permanent or permanent opportunities, no one works harder for you than Randstad. EEO Employer: Race, Religion, Color, National Origin, Citizenship, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, Age, Disability, Ancestry, Veteran Status, Genetic Information, Service in the Uniformed Services or any other classification protected by law.
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