Forward Air Corporation is a leading provider of time-definite surface transportation and related logistics services to the North American air freight and expedited market. TLS (Truck Load Services) is not your ordinary truckload service provider. TLS offers a diversified portfolio of transportation services that includes long haul, regional and local truckload capacity and is one of Forward Airs fastest growing divisions.
As an industry leader - we are dedicated to finding and developing the best people. We want individuals who share our core values and demonstrate a true passion for what we do. Forward Air offers excellent compensation and benefits packages to our employees, as well as tremendous growth opportunities for top performers.
Forward Air TLS is looking for a Solutions Oriented Logistic Specialist. The Logistic Specialist will be responsible for managing new and existing accounts, rate negotiation with the ability to build long term business relationships. They will use exceptional customer service and problem solving skills to manage all the customers needs and expectations. This person will be a key member of the team, reporting to the Logistics Manager. The position is responsible for effectively and efficiently finding, developing, improving and utilizing service focused methods for moving and protecting the profitability of the operations
Freight brokerage experience required
Ability to negotiating with carriers
Excellent problem solving skills
Customer service experience
Ability to work with all levels - Operations and/or sales
Ability to develop long-term business relationships
Excellent Computer skills
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Some college coursework is preferred, but not required.
Knowledge of major cities/airport locations in the continental US
Other duties as assigned
Entrepreneurial spirit accompanied with a competitive and confident personality
Ideal candidate will possess a can do attitude with a will do work ethic
Must have the ability to work in a fast paced environment
Experience with AS400 - McLeod operating systems is a plus
Transportation industry knowledge and experience is a plus
Customer Service/Sales experience is a plus
Benefits for Full Time Employees:
Performance bonuses available
Industry leading benefits package
Paid holidays & vacations
Great advancement opportunities
We recognize people as our most valuable asset. Our competitive salary and benefits package includes 401K, stock ownership plans, dental insurance, medical insurance, disability benefits, prescription drug coverage, confidential employee assistance programs, life insurance, vision care plan, paid sick time, paid company holidays, and paid vacations.
Forward Air is an Equal Opportunity employer.