Are you ready to join a best in class LTL Trucking Company where you are appreciated? Consider joining the Southeastern Team, a privately held family company since 1950. We're looking for talented, hard working individuals who want to make an impact in our company, as well as their community.
We are currently looking for Freight Handlers to join our Southeastern Team. Our Freight Handlers are an integral part of our freight operations, helping our company produce over 99% on time service to our customers. In this role, you will load and unload freight onto and off of equipment, as well as assist in the recouping of damaged freight. If you are looking for a long term career and want to join a best in class carrier where your talents are appreciated, then we would love for you to join our team!
What you'll do on a typical day
Prepare, sweep, inspect and cleans trailer(s) before loading freight
Use safe lifting techniques to properly load and unload freight
Select and use proper freight handling equipment to load and unload freight. Such equipment may include forklifts with appropriate hardware, hand trucks, drum trucks, pallet jacks, rollers, and any other available equipment to move, load, arrange, rearrange and unload freight
Plan cube utilization and proper weight distribution when loading freight
Counts and inspects condition of freight, documenting any shortages or damage
Review freight bills for special instructions. Checks manifests for existing exceptions and checks the label and the destination code on manifests against freight bills
Check for special instructions, weight distributions on headloads, and checks headloads against the freight bills when loading freight
Verify the hazardous material product description, determines any discrepancies in the paperwork, and verify proper placarding when loading hazardous material
Properly block and brace freight to prevent shifting during transport.
Here are the key things you will need to have
Southeastern Freight Lines