Logistics Support Specialist

Des Moines, IA

Posted: 10/21/2019
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Summary Information: Category: Corporate - Location: Des Moines IA
Logistics Support Specialist
Responsible for providing key support to Ruan customers core carriers and communicating professionally within and outside of the organization.  Candidate must have strong Excel skills and be analytical as it relates to analyzing internal and external data, including operations, pricing, financial, and customer information.
  • Analyze freight carrier statements; process spreadsheets.
  • Read carrier rate agreements to interpret proper charges; investigate variances.
  • Run customer specific accruals.
  • Generate customer invoicing.
  • Upload data to operating system.
  • Perform daily, monthly and quarterly reporting.
  • Support EDI setup and issue resolution process.
  • Identify, secure and maintain carrier relationships while working to develop partnerships that best support Ruan Supply Chain Solutions operations.
  • Align and build partnerships within Ruan Departments.
  • Perform other job-related duties and special projects as needed.
  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience.1-2 years’ experience.
  • Course(s) of study: Accounting, Logistics, Transportation or Business-related field.
  • Employee must have basic math skills with the ability to compute rates, percentages and reconcile variances.
  • Must have good analytical skills and requires strong attention to detail.
  • 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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