Transportation Coordinator 1

Bnsf Logistics LLC Springdale , AR 72765

Posted 5 months ago

Transportation Coordinator

Springdale, AR

Primary Functions:

The primary purpose for this position is to develop transportation partnerships that will support future growth and allow for the optimization of the transportation network including the recruitment of new carriers to secure equipment for available loads.

Education and/or Experience


Broad knowledge of a specialized field (however acquired), such as basic accounting, computer, etc. Equivalent of four years in high school, plus night, trade extension, or correspondence school specialized training, equal to two years of college, plus 12 to 18 months related experience and/or training, or equivalent combination of education and experience. A college degree is preferred but not required. Preference given to candidates with experience in the transportation industry.

Position Responsibilities:

  • Secure equipment for all available loads assigned.

  • Ensure that the system is updated with the most accurate information on our carrier base.

  • Negotiate with carriers to maximize profitability of loads consigned.

  • Solicit owner-operators that will be dedicated for utilization by BNSF Logistics.

  • Communicate existing or potential service problems to the applicable account manager or supervisor.

  • Recruit new carriers to fill in available opportunities for increased profitability, service, etc.

  • Improve efficiency by utilizing fewer carriers through relationship building.

  • Monitor service providers to ensure that company and customer service requirements are being met.

  • Perform any other related duties as required or assigned.


The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. All personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.

BNSF Logistics offers competitive benefit programs and services including, but not limited to:

  • Competitive pay

  • Comprehensive health benefits package

  • 401(k) plan with employer match

  • Flexible spending account

  • Company paid life, short-term and long-term disability insurance

  • Employee discounts on autos, travel, electronics, insurance, etc.

  • Tuition assistance

  • Professional training staff with an industry leading Learning Management System

  • Company culture that recognizes its employees

ABOUT BNSF Logistics:

BNSF Logistics is an industry-leading transportation intermediary, committed to providing value to each of our customers through professional acumen, entrepreneurial drive, and individual commitment. We are one of the fastest growing 3PLs in North America and pride ourselves on service flexibility and modal breadth. BNSF Logistics is an indirect, wholly owned subsidiary of Burlington Northern Santa Fe LLC.

Our Purpose: We Deliver What Matters

Our Guiding Principles:

  • Protect the well-being of ourselves and others

  • Drive innovation and embrace transformation

  • Respect and serve everyone

  • Keep our commitments

  • Celebrate and enjoy the journey

  • Foster a collaborative and inclusive community

BNSF Logistics is an Equal Opportunity Employer that is committed to diversity, and values the ways in which we are different. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other status protected by law.

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