Associate Managed Transportation Specialist

Des Moines, IA

Posted: 1/28/2020
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Summary Information: Category: Corporate - Location: Des Moines IA
Logistics Support Specialist
 
Responsible for providing support to Ruan's non-asset operations including the carrier bid process, capacity sourcing, carrier onboarding, customer startups, cargo claim administration, EDI process, and monthly reporting.
 
Responsibilities:
  • Identify, secure and maintain carrier relationships while working to develop partnerships that best support Ruan Supply Chain Solutions operations.   
     
  • Source capacity from numerous transportation providers including customer and lane specific focus with geographical concentration.
     
  • Coordinate and support the RFP (request for pricing) bid process while adhering to set timelines.
     
  • Support cargo claim administration.
     
  • Document, monitor and enforce carrier compliance of customer specific service requirements. 
     
  • Assist operations with standard carrier onboarding process when necessary.  
     
  • Support EDI setup and issue resolution process.
     
  • Provide other job-related duties and special projects as needed.
     
Requirements:
  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience.
     
  • 1-2 years’ experience.
     
  • Course(s) of study:  Logistics, Transportation or Business-related field.
 
  • Working knowledge of transportation industry, various 
    equipment types and modes, cargo claims, shipping and receiving,
    practices, quality assurance.
     
  • Employee must have strong computer skills including MS Office Suite and ability to learn related transportation software.  Demonstrated ability to effectively organize and prioritize workload in multi-task environment.  Must have excellent customer service and relationship building skills.  Must have strong verbal and written communication.
            
       

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