Project Cargo Specialist 1

CMA CGM Group Nashville , TN 37201

Posted 2 months ago

APL, one of the world's leading ocean carriers, offers more than 90 weekly services and call ports in over 50 countries worldwide and provides container transportation through an international shipping network which combines high-quality intermodal operations with advanced technology, equipment and e-commerce.

APL is part of the CMA CGM Group, a leading worldwide shipping & logistics group with headquarters in Marseilles, France.

The Group offers a complete range of activities including shipping, handling facilities in port as well as logistics on land. The Australian group consists of CMA CGM Australia, ANL Container Line Pty Ltd (a wholly owned subsidiary of CMA CGM group) and APL (a wholly owned subsidiary of CMA CGM group) with centralised offices in Melbourne and branch offices in all Australian states.

The Project Cargo Specialist provides a foundation of problem solving, knowledge and expertise in front line interaction meeting customer needs as well as interaction with other locations and processes within APL.

This position addresses problems requiring management level interaction; logistical analysis and empowerment.

This position is responsible for, but not limited to, the following:

Provide problem resolution in several area of interaction; special cargo, terminals/APL and non-APL, truckers/vendors, rail operations, shipment monitoring, and documentation. Provides project cargo rate quotes as per market guidelines.

Provides rates consultation in the areas of rate construction, rate negotiation and rate filling.

  • Prepares service contracts as per market guidelines.

    Provides bookings consultation for vessel approvals with special cargo/fleet control, equipment approvals with equipment control, consulting customer, blocking bracing, terminal procedures and coordination with operations US/overseas. Provides advanced knowledge of routine and alternative routes including use of multiple modes of transportation and a thorough knowledge of terminals.

  • Takes initiative and acts as lead on projects.

    Sets tasks and priorities, delegates, as needed, and coordinates all aspects of multiple projects and makes recommendations on findings.

    Uses time management concepts to meet established deadlines.

    Makes decisions concerning cargo movements to achieve best alternative and most cost effective solution.

    Advanced problem solving skill used to resolve complex transportation situations.

    Identifies options available and recommend most effective option and implement solutions.

    Maintain positive relationships with internal partners and external contacts under difficult conditions and negotiates the best solutions for APL and its customers. Other duties as assigned.

    The Project Cargo Specialist provides a foundation of problem solving, knowledge and expertise in front line interaction meeting customer needs as well as interaction with other locations and processes within APL.

    This position addresses problems requiring management level interaction; logistical analysis and empowerment.

    This position is responsible for, but not limited to, the following:

    Provide problem resolution in several area of interaction; special cargo, terminals/APL and non-APL, truckers/vendors, rail operations, shipment monitoring, and documentation. Provides project cargo rate quotes as per market guidelines.

    Provides rates consultation in the areas of rate construction, rate negotiation and rate filling. Prepares service contracts as per market guidelines

.

  • Provides bookings consultation for vessel approvals with special cargo/fleet control, equipment approvals with equipment control, consulting customer, blocking bracing, terminal procedures and coordination with operations US/overseas. Provides advanced knowledge of routine and alternative routes including use of multiple modes of transportation and a thorough knowledge of terminals.

    Takes initiative and acts as lead on projects.

    Sets tasks and priorities, delegates, as needed, and coordinates all aspects of multiple projects and makes recommendations on findings.

    Uses time management concepts to meet established deadlines.

    Makes decisions concerning cargo movements to achieve best alternative and most cost effective solution.

    Advanced problem solving skill used to resolve complex transportation situations.

    Identifies options available and recommend most effective option and implement solutions.

    Maintain positive relationships with internal partners and external contacts under difficult conditions and negotiates the best solutions for APL and its customers. Other duties as assigned. External: The Project Cargo Specialist provides a foundation of problem solving, knowledge and expertise in front line interaction meeting customer needs as well as interaction with other locations and processes within APL.

    This position addresses problems requiring management level interaction; logistical analysis and empowerment.

    This position is responsible for, but not limited to, the following:

    Provide problem resolution in several area of interaction; special cargo, terminals/APL and non-APL, truckers/vendors, rail operations, shipment monitoring, and documentation. Provides project cargo rate quotes as per market guidelines.

  • Provides rates consultation in the areas of rate construction, rate negotiation and rate filling. Prepares service contracts as per market guidelines.

    Provides bookings consultation for vessel approvals with special cargo/fleet control, equipment approvals with equipment control, consulting customer, blocking bracing, terminal procedures and coordination with operations US/overseas. Provides advanced knowledge of routine and alternative routes including use of multiple modes of transportation and a thorough knowledge of terminals.

    Takes initiative and acts as lead on projects.

    Sets tasks and priorities, delegates, as needed, and coordinates all aspects of multiple projects and makes recommendations on findings.

    Uses time management concepts to meet established deadlines.

    Makes decisions concerning cargo movements to achieve best alternative and most cost effective solution.

    Advanced problem solving skill used to resolve complex transportation situations.

    Identifies options available and recommend most effective option and implement solutions.

    Maintain positive relationships with internal partners and external contacts under difficult conditions and negotiates the best solutions for APL and its customers. Other duties as assigned

APL is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Minorities/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran/Gender Identity/Sexual Orientation.

Alternative application methods are available for individuals who are unable to use or access our online application system. For assistance, please contact us at Applicant_Assistance@apl.com.

Nearest Major Market: Nashville



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