Transportation Representative

Employer
Schneider
Location
Washington, DC
Posted
Sep 15, 2017
Closes
Sep 18, 2017
Function
Accountant, IT
Industry
Other
Hours
Full Time
The Schneider organization has an immediate need for an energetic Transportation Representative to provide frontline support to our customers and drivers. As a Transportation Representative, you will be accountable for utilizing, tracking and monitoring available resources (drivers/trailers) and finding innovative ways to improve day-to-day operations, increase efficiency and reduce waste. With a safety emphasis, you will be building close working relationships with other associates within the team as well as customers. This position is a gateway to a career of interesting challenges, celebrated victories and limitless opportunities.Duties and responsibilities include but are not limited to: Meet operational key factor goals/metricsEstablish and maintain positive working relationships to retain quality driversProvide operational support with problems which may arise in regards to the customer or the drivers work assignmentDevelop and maintain profitable, long term relationships with shippers and consignees by providing the best, most efficient transportation service possible while ensuring a balance of safety, customer service andorganizational valuesBy choosing a career with Schneider, we improve your life by offering:Annual profit sharing bonuses availableStrong work/life balance that includes paid holidays and generous personal time offMedical, dental and vision insurance plus company-paid life insurance401(k) savings plan with company match plus a company-paid retirement planTuition reimbursement and free financial service assistanceHealth Care Spending AccountOn-site services at some facilities to include cafeteria, gym and fitness classes, walking/jogging trail, ATM, personal mail services, company store and much moreResilient, values-based culture that drives safety, integrity in every action, respect and excellence in all we doIndividual development opportunities through company-paid training, active leadership involvement and more than 170 online personal development courses Our preferred candidate will have:High school diploma/GED or two years prior work experience, transportation/customer service experience preferred. Advanced technical/computer skills with the ability to use at least 3 to 4 different programs simultaneouslyStrong work ethic with a professional, positive attitudeCreative problem-solving, analytical and decision-making skills Ability to prioritize workload and thrive in a fast paced environment Excellent written and verbal communication skillsAn innovative, goal-oriented and results driven approachCompany OverviewSchneider is a premier provider of truckload, logistics and intermodal services. Offering the broadest portfolio of services in the industry, Schneider's solutions include Van Truckload, Dedicated, Regional, Bulk, Intermodal, Transportation Management, Supply Chain Management, Warehousing and Port Logistics services. A $3.9 billion company, Schneider has provided expert transportation and logistics solutions since 1935.The Schneider Way:We treat our customers, associates, shareholders and suppliers with honesty, dignity and respect.We are a desirable employer due to our commitment to achieving mutually beneficial, lasting relationships.We are a responsible member of the community.Core Values: Safety-first and alwaysIntegrity in every actionRespect for all Excellence in all that we doRise to the challenge and become a part of the Schneider family. Be the difference with a leader in an industry that impacts the world. Apply today!