Logistics - Transportation Specialist

Location
Germantown, MD
Posted
Jul 01, 2022
Closes
Jul 08, 2022
Ref
232012202207
Function
Finance, Other
Industry
Other
Hours
Full Time
Job Summary/Company: Sparks Group has partnered with a well known communications organization to find the ideal candidate for a Transportation Logistics Specialist role. Candidates should have previous experience in logistics or freight. If interested please apply immediately. This is a Direct Hire opportunity.

Responsibilities:
  • Tracking, Troubleshooting, & Communicating shipping exceptions in transportation that may cause delays.
  • Solicit and analyze rate quotes from freight-forwarders, carriers, and brokers for urgent shipments & Special programs
  • Gather information on freight damage or loss, file claims, and monitor freight claim status until closure.
  • Act as the point of contact to freight companies and storage facilities.
  • Act as a backup for export operations, including creating export documents while working with the shipping department as well as act as a backup for import operations, including customs clearance and HTS classification.
Qualifications/Background Profile:
  • Bachelor's Degree required in logistics, supply chain or business
  • Previous experience in negotiating and managing parcel, LTL and international transportation rates.
  • Prior experience in import/ export, logistics, freight or related field
  • Excellent communication and negotiation skills
  • Solid organizational skills
  • Ability to work under tight and changing deadlines
  • Advanced PC skills within MSOffice

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Qualified candidates should send their resume AND call Sparks Group for additional details. Please note, resume must include a valid email address in order to be considered. We look forward to discussing your background, your current job search, and your potential career path with Sparks Group!

Sparks Group is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, pregnancy, citizenship, family status, genetic information, disability, or protect veteran status.

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