Transportation Specialist / Tracer
Location:
Bolingbrook , Illinois
Posted:
November 04, 2016
Reference:
54590
Pay Rate/Salary: $14.00-18.00 / Hour

Our Client is seeking a 2nd shift candidate to join our Transportation Specialist / Tracer team in our Chicago downtown location.

Monday to Friday from 3pm to 11pm

Job Description:

Transportation Specialist / Tracer

The desired candidate will perform key roles in supporting the company's inbound and outbound transportation efforts. The candidate will support short and long term transportation strategies designed to improve transportation systems, policies, methods, and procedures.

Ideal candidate should have:

� Experience with tracking and tracing freight, working in a manufacturing or warehouse environment preferably working in a transportation background.

� Ability to audit transportation costs with actual carrier costs and coordinating efforts with all carriers' claims.

� Strong mathematical skills

� Proficient in MS Word and Excel, with the ability to create reports, formulas, function and pivot tables.

� Experience with WMS (Warehouse Management System) or Transportation Management System (TMS), SQL, LTL and small parcel carrier processes experience is a plus.

� Outstanding oral and written communication skills

� Must have the ability to work independently as well as in teams.



Duties and Responsibilities:

� Monitor and report on carrier performance utilizing system-provided or third party-provided information and coordinate carrier claims.

� Monitor, analyze, and recommend improvements to reduce our freight costs while maintaining or lowering other operations costs.

� Provide transportation rate estimates as needed from internal and external tools.

� Audit and file claims for late delivered parcels.

� Run standard reports, and performs necessary data entry.

� Maintain transportation reports.

� Collaborate with Customer Care to ensure all transportation freight claims are filed, processed, paid or written off and closed.

� Route, rate, track and resolve open service issues on LTL shipments.

� Assists in maintaining transportation rating, routing and configuration tables as needed.

Skills/Qualifications:

�Administrative Writing Skill Organization, Data Entry Skills, General Math Skills, Financial Software, Analyzing Information , Attention to Detail, Thoroughness, Reporting Research Results, Verbal Communication.

RequirementsTracking and Tracing freight loads.
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