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Operations Specialist in Birmingham at Vaco

Date Posted: 3/26/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Birmingham
  • Job Type:
    Transportation
  • Experience:
    At least 2 year(s)
  • Date Posted:
    3/26/2018
  • Job ID:
    3172645

Job Description

Our client, a stable Birmingham-based company, is in search of a Operations Specialist with logistics experience to add to their growing team. This role is positioned for growth within the company, so all applicants should have the skills and ability to advance at an accelerated rate.

Responsibilities:

  • Develop strong relationship with customer by understanding their business and how we provide value
  • Strong email and phone skills
  • Have thorough understanding of carriers and equipment portfolio
  • Document and retain relevant customer and carrier information
  • Assist with carrier relationships
  • Collaborate with Director of Carrier Development to follow up on leads and onboard new carriers
  • Assist planning group to meet all tendering, track and trace, and freight audit and pay functions
  • Arrange the pick-up and delivery of loads with carriers
  • Other duties as assigned

Required:

  • Bachelor's degree in Logistics, Finance, Supply Chain, Operations Management, or Business strongly preferred
  • 2+ years of experience within the logistics industry
  • Highly refined interpersonal and communication skills, both oral and written
  • Intermediate knowledge of MS Office products, specifically Excel
  • High attention to detail and exceptional organizational skills

ONLY CANDIDATES WITH REQUIRED EXPERIENCE WILL BE CONSIDERED.

DUE TO THE HIGH VOLUME OF RESUMES PLEASE NOTE YOU DO NOT NEED TO APPLY IF YOU HAVE RECENTLY SUBMITTED TO ANOTHER VACO POSTING. YOUR QUALIFICATIONS WILL BE CONSIDERED FOR ALL OPEN VACO OPPORTUNITIES.

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