West Side Transport Simpsonville , KY 40067
Position Reports to: Director of Logistics
Under general supervision, solicits freight from logistics customers to move nationwide; handles all processes for moving a brokered load from pick-up to delivery; and works with other departments as needed in order to provide complete service to customers.
1.Serves as broker to 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 transit to ensure each load is delivered on-time and in the condition it was intended to be.
2.Processes loads from the time of receipt from customer to the time of delivery; enters and updates necessary, load information into computer system at time of receipt from customer to keep records accurate; updates all load postings through DAT, ITS, and GETLOADED.COM websites.
3.Monitors West Side rate charges through Director of Logistics in order to move shipments at the profitability level required; informs interested customers of rate charges as requested; and determines carrier rates by load basis in order to maintain profit levels.
4.Works with Customer Service Department to move excess West Side Transport loads.
5.Maintains updated carrier information in computer system.
6.May be requested to prospect areas for new logistics customers.
7.Performs other related duties as requested.
One-year experience required in Logistics/Customer Service in the transportation industry or related field; 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.
Requires ability to analyze data, coordinate multiple tasks, process information quickly and accurately, recall details and carryout responsibilities based on those details.
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.