West Side Transport Arlington Heights , IL 60501
Position Reports to: Director of Logistics
Under general supervision, solicits freight from logistics customers to move nationwide; handles all processes of moving a brokered load from pick-up to delivery; and works with other departments as needed in order to provide complete service to customers.
Serves as broker to load carriers and customers in order to meet expectations of both parties; maintains flow of communication between drivers, West Side and customers; and works to resolve issues that come up during loads to ensure each load is delivered on-time and in the condition it was intended to be.
Processes loads from the time of receipt to the time of delivery; enters load information into computer system at time of receipt from customer; updates all load postings through DAT 360, and other load posting web-sites as instructed.
Monitors West Side rate charges in order to move shipments at the profitability level required; informs interested customers on rate charges as requested; and determines carrier rates by load basis in order to maintain profit levels.
Provides load information to be passed on as daily, weekly and monthly revenue reports for management review.
Works with Customer Service department in order to move excess loads.
Maintains updated carrier information in computer system.
Performs other related duties as requested.
One-year experience in the area of Customer Service or related field required; AS/400 experience preferred; ability to type 40 w.p.m. preferred; excellent customer service and communication skills required.
Sitting, talking on the phone and entering data into the computer for extended periods of time required.
The above statements reflect the general duties of the position and describe the principal functions and may be adjusted according to the business environment as seen fit by management.
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