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Transportation Representative in Kansas City at Amotec Inc.

Date Posted: 5/17/2018

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Job Description

Transportation Representative

Amotec is hiring a Transportation Representative for a national leader in transportation and logistics solutions. This role is first-shift and is located at our client's Kansas City location.

Transportation Representative Job Responsibilities

  • Follow up on load statuses and assure deliveries are made.
  • Input shipment data in EDGE and manage shipment from pickup to delivery.
  • Evaluate and provide shipping instructions to the service provider.
  • Review documents submitted by carriers to assure accuracy, detail, and completeness.
  • Release load for billing when the load has been delivered and all information is accurate.
  • Manage, service, and grow current customer/carrier relationships.
  • Ensure compliance with all sops and daily adherence to requirements.
  • Execute negotiations with customers and carriers through prospecting, cold calling, qualifying and closing business
  • Source carrier capacity as needed to cover customer freight.
  • Understand market trends and seasonality of capacity.
  • Develop carrier relationships and contacts at multiple levels (dispatch, sales).
  • Convert new carrier relationships into repeat business.
  • Prospect new sales opportunities, establish customer and carrier relationships, and close loads to build a personal book of business.
  • Prospect customers, source carriers, negotiate rates, problem solve, and manage problems.
  • Document and manage problematic events and issues during the life of a load. Escalate issues to the proper people at the right time.

Transportation Representative Job Requirements

  • Minimum Bachelor's Degree in Business, Transportation, Logistics or related field preferred
  • 3-5+ years of related work experience; Transportation or logistics industry experience preferred
  • Driven, enthusiastic, possess a strong sense of urgency, and highly motivated.
  • Effective oral and written communication skills
  • Excellent customer service and interpersonal skills
  • Strong negotiating skills; Able to persuade, motivate and influence others in an ethical manner.
  • Ability to work in a team environment, while also delivering independent results.
  • Able to manage multiple projects simultaneously; prioritize, multi-task and manage time wisely.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite
  • Ability to bend, lift, push or pull up to 50 pounds
  • High school diploma or GED required
  • All applicants are required to complete a background check and drug screen

Additional Information:

  • Compensation: $36,000-$50,000/Year
  • Shift: First Shift
  • Our client provides Medical, Dental, Vision, Share Plan, Flexible Spending Account and Long Term and Short Term Disability

At Amotec, placing quality individuals with successful companies is the core focus of our business. Submit your resume here today or call Shirley Fugar 305-274-7419 ext. 6002.


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