Senior Logistics Operations Specialist

 Portland, OR

Job ID:
5982
Job Title:
Senior Logistics Operations Specialist
City & State:
Portland, OR
Job Region:
West
Seniority:
Mid Level Independent Contributor
Business Unit:
Carrier Sales (Brokering/Capacity Management)
Service Offering:
Non-Asset (Traditional Brokerage)

At our client, they provide OCEAN CARRIAGE, INTEGRATED LOGISTICS & TRUCKING. All of which is possible because of their innovative culture, company-owned assets, owner operators, strong partner carriers, and the employees they call family. They are all a part of the comprehensive, global supply chain, but it’s their business to ensure that supply chain flows right for you. It’s their job to coordinate, collaborate, and come up with solutions that work best for your supply chain: ocean, truckload, intermodal, warehousing, white glove, expedited, specialized cargo, vehicles, overdimensional, and transloading, you name it.

Senior Logistics Operations Specialist:

The Sr. Logistics Ops Specialist acts as the liaison between our Management, Operations and Sales teams. Your role will be to seek new carrier partnerships by contacting and developing relationships with potential carrier lines. To be successful in this role, you should have previous experience developing leads for carrier bases and meeting carrier goals.

Job Type: Full-time

Responsibilities:

  • Develop strong relationships with carriers through cold calling.
  • Update system with carrier availability and capacity.
  • Maintain constant contact with carriers to secure additional truck capacity and manage existing business agreements.
  • Meet or exceed daily performance based on business objectives.
  • Build long-term trusting relationships with carriers.

Experience:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Marketing, Business Administration preferred
  • 2-5+ years of prior Carrier Sales experience within a 3PL / Brokerage environment
  • Proven work experience developing carrier bases to support sales initiatives
  • Proven track record of achieving goals and quotas
  • Solid understanding of performance metrics
  • Ability to deliver engaging presentations
  • Models and encourages the Company Core Values.

This position offers a competitive base salary plus commission and standard benefits.