Newgistics Inc.

  • Facility Transportation Support

    Location US-CA-Commerce
    ID
    1942
    # Positions
    1
    Category
    Parcel & Fulfillment Services
  • Overview

    Position is accountable for supporting both the Operations and Transportation teams in delivering high quality services to internal and external clients. The primary objectives of the position are to execute proper trailer loading / routing and to reduce the overall Transportation spend while maintaining exceptional service to our client base. This will be accomplished through load prioritization, load capacity utilization and proactive forecasting of daily linehaul needs. In order to be successful, this individual must be able to work in a high pressure, fast-paced environment and work collaboratively with other Transportation team members, Presort Services, Operations and outside vendors.

    Responsibilities

    • Work closely with the Transportation Team to support the inbound and outbound operations for the Newgistics Returns and Delivery business.
    • Monitor and prioritize Presort Direct Mail moving as cross-dock volume through the facility.
    • Tracking and monitoring of all arrivals and departures. Provide a daily detailed listing of all inbound and outbound loads to Facility Management.
    • Communicate all delays and issues to Operations (Facility Management), Account Management, Transportation and Presort services when applicable.
    • Ensure that the Delivery customer pickups are picked up on time every day and that the carriers have all of the information regarding the scheduled pickups to make them successful.
    • Support Facility Management and the Transportation Team in implementation of all new customers for both Returns and Delivery.
    • Enter the One Ship and Mercury Gate plans as needed. Work collaboratively with the Operations and the Transportation Teams to solve issues related to the One Ship system.
    • Develop customer performance reports and ensure the information provided is accurate and complete.
    • Track and create reports on key clients for Account Management, Operations and the Transportation Team.
    • Create BOL’s and other shipment-related documentation for specific clients on a weekly basis. Monitor for accuracy and perform ongoing audits with the Operations team to help drive improvements.
    • Work with the Transportation Vendors to ensure that all inbound and outbound shipments will be picked up and delivered on time. Report all issues to the Operations and Transportation team and provide documented follow up communication.    
    • Book extra loads with carriers as necessary and log the new loads into TMS (Mercury Gate).
    • Be available to assist the Transportation and Operations team as needed for any project and other duties as assigned.

     

     

     

    Supervisory Responsibilities: Y or N? (Describe) N

     

    Qualifications

    • At least two years of experience related to Transportation or Customer Service. A Bachelor Degree candidate with limited work experience will be considered if the candidate can demonstrate analytical skills
    • Ability to work unsupervised for up to 10 hours
    • Ability to problem solve and work under tight deadlines and schedules
    • Excellent customer service skills
    • Proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office products, specifically Excel
    • Good understanding of database structures
    • Excellent written and oral communication skills

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