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3PL Logistics Specialist

 Gainesville, GA

Job ID:
6412
Job Title:
3PL Logistics Specialist
City & State:
Gainesville, GA
Job Region:
Southeast
Seniority:
Mid Level Independent Contributor
Business Unit:
Carrier Sales (Brokering/Capacity Management)
Service Offering:
Non-Asset (Traditional Brokerage)

Our client is an asset based logistics provider founded in1986. They provide freight transportation and logistics, outsource solutions, produce sourcing, and information services to customers through a network of their offices in North America and Asia. To meet their customers' freight needs, they provide access to their trucks and 66,000 transportation providers worldwide, including contract motor carriers, railroads, air freight carriers, and ocean carriers. They’ve built a strong reputation as an industry leader due to their performance-driven culture, and their proven track record of success.

3PL Logistics Specialist:
 
This role will be responsible for sourcing, negotiating, and securing carriers to move available freight in a timely and cost-effective manner.

Job Type: Full-time

Responsibilities:

  • Provide general logistics operation support for all areas as needed.
  • Develop carrier relationships to secure freight coverage options using pre-qualified carrier database or by posting to load boards.
  • Perform track and trace functions to ensure on-time deliveries to customers.
  • Follow Domestic Transportation Compliance under industry regulations.  
  • Process internal administration documents.
  • Perform data and market analysis and support report creation.
  • Provide account development support.
  • Handle operation tasks for the freight brokerage.  
  • Responsible for procurement.  
  • General delegated duties to support management with flexibility.

Experience:  

  • Minimum 2 years of experience in the transportation and logistics industry for a U.S. domestic freight.
  • Effective strong verbal and written professional communication skills with the ability to interact with all levels of people internally and externally. Must also have great phone and email etiquette.
  • Advanced computer skills, including high level working knowledge of Microsoft Excel, Word and PowerPoint.
  • Excellent project management skills.
  • Ability to work under delegation, independently, and as part of a team.
  • Basic knowledge and understanding of logistic industry.
  • Ability to follow direction and use logical thought process to solve problems.
  • Data compilation and analysis skills.  
  • Strong multitasking skills.
  • Strong attention to details and eager to ask questions rather than assuming requirements.
  • Sound judgment, decision making, and conflict resolution skills.
  • Ability to remain focused and exceptional customer service skills.

This position offers a competitive base salary.

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