Transportation Planner in Albany, Oregon
Posted 03/10/22

THE TEAM YOU WILL BE JOINING

  • North American manufacturing company with 30+ plants across the country
  • $700+ million in revenue and positioned for high growth through acquisitions
  • Headquartered in North Carolina with a decentralized structure
  • Focused on reinvestment in the company and operational excellence

WHAT THEY OFFER YOU

  • Executive Leadership team that is engaging
  • Commitment to employees with history of promoting from within
  • Opportunity to have a "start-up" environment in a highly successful business
  • Excellent company culture that provides you with a voice and opportunity to make an impact on the business

WHAT YOU WILL DO:

  • Negotiate rates and secure shipment coverage with approved carrier or broker resulting in cost savings and efficient transportation for flatbed, stepdeck, and driveaway services.
  • Identify and onboard new carriers and brokers through various means that meet service provider requirements.
  • Provide shipping information and documents including but not limited to rate confirmations and bills of lading to carriers, suppliers, customers, and/or employees.
  • Negotiate and approve additional transportation costs such as truck ordered not used fees and detention charges.
  • Reach KPI target numbers for transportation savings and on-time service.

HOW WILL YOU QUALIFY:

  • Four-year college degree or equivalent experience.
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in Transportation Planning / Freight Brokerage, preferably with experience sourcing flatbed/stepdecks.
  • Experience developing and maintaining an excellent rapport with carriers and drivers.
  • Experience with driveaway services preferred.
  • Excellent, timely, and effective communication skills through various means (phone, text, email, etc.).
  • Strong customer service orientation and excellent work ethic.
  • Employee Type: Direct Hire
  • Location: Albany, Oregon
  • Category: Corporate Support
  • Date Posted: 03/10/22
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