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Final Mile Carrier Specialist

Company: R&L Carriers
Location: Birmingham
Posted on: August 5, 2022

Job Description:

Job Description Final Mile Carrier Specialist responsibilities and essential job functions include, but are not limited to the following:Manage the day-to-day movement of customer's freight ensuring the pickup, transit and on-time deliveryManage and continually develop business relationships with our customers and carriersProvide support for our Final Mile delivery services with a cradle-to-grave approachRecruit and source contract carriers and validate contract eligibilityDispatch carriers and properly update loads within our transportation management systemServes as point of contact for communication and problem solving with carriers and customers to ensure customer satisfactionMaintain contact with carriers and internal business partners to ensure the shipper and consignee are aware of any challenges or issues that may ariseConsistently track and trace freight movements from origination to destination taking full responsibility for any occurrences while solving them both constructively and efficiently Continuously develop the carrier base by making outbound calls to build new relationships and expand coverage solutions for our customersCommunicate daily with partner carriers to understand where their equipment is located and what type of haul they are looking to coverUtilize partner carriers truck lists and external load boards to assist with matching customer needs with carrier abilitiesAlways provide exceptional customer service to internal team members, partner carriers and customersQualifications, Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:High school Diploma or GED Bachelor's Degree in Business or similar field of study with emphasis in:Supply Chain, Transportation, Logistics, Sales, Marketing, or International Business preferred Previous experience in a Final Mile operations a plusPrevious experience with McLeod or external load boards a plusBasic knowledge of box truck delivery operations, both cdl and non-cdl Have the drive, assertiveness, passion, and dedication to succeed in the logistics industry Ability to work independently while supporting an overall team mentalityAbility to multitask in a fast paced environment with rapidly changing prioritiesAbility to work in a blended role of operations and sales in an office environment Excellent interpersonal skills with a willingness to work collaboratively and get along with diverse personalitiesKnowledge of the Federal Motor Carriers Safety Regulations (FMCSR) Knowledge of local market geography, transportation arteries and traffic patterns a plusAbility to handle and prioritize high call volumes and customer's inquiriesAbility to read, write, and speak English fluentlyHigh school Diploma or GED About Us R+L Global Logistics is a world-class provider of high quality domestic and international logistics and supply chain services, with a reputation for offering the highest quality freight solutions and services to our customers. We have 14 offices across the country, with locations in Atlanta, Chicago, Cincinnati, Denver, Fort Myers, Indianapolis, Kansas City, Laredo, Los Angeles, Nashville, Newark, Ocala, Orlando and San Antonio allowing our logistics team to optimize the supply chain process for our customers.Why our employees love working at R+L Global Logistics Values "I love working for a company that I am proud to represent based on its morals and people"Opportunities "It's exciting to play a part in building an organization knowing that as you succeed, more and more opportunities become availablePeople "While we are a larger company, I've still been able to form new friendships and relationships with the people around me"Leadership "I love coming in each day and knowing that I my opinion matters to our leadership teamExciting Benefits Including Vacation Properties "I love being able to go to Fort Myers Beach for a weekend getaway BENEFITSCompany Vacation Properties, PTO, Sick Time, Paid Holidays, 401k, Medical, Dental, Vision, Life & Disability Insurance, Pet Insurance and Group Home & Auto InsuranceR+L Global Logistics will provide equal employment opportunities to all applicants without regard to an applicant's race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, genetic information, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other status protected by federal or state law.R+L Global Logistics will provide reasonable accommodations to allow an applicant to participate in the hiring process (e.g., accommodations for an assessment or job interview) if so requested.When completing this application, you may exclude information that would disclose or otherwise reference your race, religion, age, sex, genetic, veteran status, disability or any other status protected by federal or state law.

Keywords: R&L Carriers, Birmingham , Final Mile Carrier Specialist, Professions , Birmingham, Alabama

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