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Transport Specialist

Company: JAS Forwarding (USA), Inc.
Location: Seattle
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

JAS is an international, non-asset-based supply chain services and solutions company. Our services include air and ocean freight forwarding, contract logistics, customs brokerage, distribution, inbound logistics, truckload brokerage and other supply chain management services, including consulting, the coordination of purchase orders and customized management services. In this role the individual will process transactions of domestic transportation, including trucking border locations and local deliveries to customer plants/warehouses or direct clients. Will be responsible for the operative daily routine and administrative tasks required including driver deliveries, loading/unloading of trailers, cross docking and customer service. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: Book/route shipments Quoting shipments Routing/ tracking/ and communicating with customers Anticipating the needs of customers in order to develop strong relationships Communicating with sales and other key constituents in the shipping pipeline to preempt customer concerns in order to improve business performance Organizing shipment and delivery of goods worldwide in a timely, professional and cost-effective manner SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES: The incumbent will not directly and/or indirectly supervise employees QUALIFICATIONS: Experience in Transportation, Trucking and Delivery operations process. Knowledge in the system and track & trace IT solutions. Orientated to goals achievement. Ability to manage multiple tasks in the operative department with a sense of urgency Problem-solving skills. Excellent organizational skills Excellent written and verbal skills Strong computer skills including Microsoft Office suite Detail oriented, able to multitask and meet deadlines Self-motivated, able to work in a team and independently Able to perform the essential duties of this position without posing a direct threat to the health or safety of self or others Able to interact positively and effectively with co-workers, subordinates and supervisors EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: The ideal candidate will have 1 to 2 years of experience in transportation or trucking services delivery Requires proficiency with Microsoft Suite: Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint. High School Diploma or GED required. ENVIRONMENT: 100% performed in climate-controlled internal office environment working under normal office conditions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit; stand; walk; use hands and finger to feel and handle; reach with arms and hands; talk and hear. While performing the duties of this job, the employee frequently is required to stoop, kneel, and crouch; lift weight or exert a force up to a maximum of 25 pounds. ADDITIONAL: Meet all performance and behavior expectations outlined in the company performance appraisal form or communicated by management. Perform job responsibilities as directed achieving desired results within expected time frames and with a high degree of quality and professionalism. Establish and maintain positive and productive work relationships with all staff, potential and current customers and business partners. Demonstrate the behavioral and technical competencies necessary to effectively complete job responsibilities. Take personal initiative for technical and professional development. Follow the company HR Policy, the Code of Business Conduct and all subsidiary and department policies and procedures, including protecting confidential company information, attending work punctually and regularly, and following good safety practices in all activities. The responsibilities associated with this job will change from time to time in accordance with the Companys business needs. More specifically, the incumbent may be required to perform additional and/or different responsibilities from those set forth above. The above declarations are not intended to be an all-inclusive list of the duties and responsibilities of the job described, nor are they intended to be such a listing of the skills and abilities required to do the job. Rather, they are intended only to describe the general nature of the job. JAS Forwarding (USA), Inc. is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, disability, religion, national origin, gender, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, sexual orientation, age, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Where required by state law and/or city ordinance; this employer will provide the Social Security Administration (SSA) and, if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), with information from each new employees Form I-9 to confirm work authorization. NOTICE TO APPLICANTS JAS USA IS A CUSTOMS BROKER, GOVERNED BY FEDERAL REGULATION. FEDERAL REGULATIONS PROVIDE THAT JAS MAY HAVE IT BROKERAGE LICENSE SUSPENDED OR REVOKED IF IT KNOWINGLY EMPLOYED, OR CONTINUES TO EMPLOY, ANY PERSON WHO HAS BEEN CONVICTED OF A FELONY, WITHOUT WRITTEN APPROVAL OF THAT EMPLOYMENT FROM THE ASSISTANT COMMISSIONER. JAS WILL PERFORM A BACKGROUND CHECK TO DETERMINE IF YOU HAVE BEEN CONVICTED OF A FELONY AND IF SO, ABSENT SPECIAL CIRCUMSTANCES, YOU WILL NOT BE HIRED OR WILL BE TERMINATED IMMEDIATELY.

Keywords: JAS Forwarding (USA), Inc., Seattle , Transport Specialist, Professions , Seattle, Washington

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