Weekend Intermodal Operations Coordinator

US-MO-Springfield
2 weeks ago
Job ID
2017-1793
# of Openings
1
Category
Operations

Overview

Prime, Inc.

 

Prime's enviable reputation within the transportation industry is a culmination of more than forty-five years of dedication to a unique corporate culture which seeks the most qualified professionals and routinely rewards them accordingly. Every Prime associate, driving and non-driving alike, is selected for their outstanding ability to perform well beyond typical expectations.

 

Positive, enterprising and highly-motivated individuals who possess the talent, creativity and drive to excel, routinely succeed once they join the Prime Team. The stated goal of Prime is simply to strive to be the best, not necessarily the biggest. The Prime Team cooperates to exceed customer requirements by providing exceptional customer service.

 

Prime has been built on the simple, yet significant philosophy that providing the best staff with the best equipment, the best support system and the best training ultimately leads to the best customer service. Prime's continued success is a direct result of a corporate culture that instills and inspires each associate to remain committed to reaching the pinnacle of their inherent potential.

Responsibilities

The Intermodal Operations Coordinator is responsible for handling all carrier interfacing including logistics planning, and service oversight by performing the following duties:

 

  • The shift for this position is Fridays/Mondays from 8am-10pm and Saturdays/Sundays from 7am-5pm.
  • Handle daily load activities by conversing with customers, carriers, railroads, shippers and receivers ensuring that customer expectations are met.
  • Monitor trailer movement activities, provide early detection of potential service interruptions and communicate accordingly.
  • Address all load problems and present resolution in a timely manner.
  • Submit rail billing to railroads.
  • Equipment management focused on utilization and cost avoidance with Prime trailers.
  • Real time input of pickup and delivery information in the Intermodal Board
  • Establish and maintain carrier relationships to ensure success in meeting customer's shipping needs
  • Assist with intermodal volume growth and best in class intermodal service.
  • Build and maintain relationships with carriers, railroads, and customers
  • Document processing, sending receiving imaging documents for customer and carriers
  • Work interactively within a Team to maximize overall performance
  • Conduct all activities in alignment with company's core values
  • Resolving conflicts and problems and updating customers on status
  • Meeting performance measurements for productivity and service delivery.
  • Utilize an existing network of dray partners to move freight around a group of rail ramps
  • Confirm pickup and delivery appointments
  • Use a set of tracking and tracing tools in order to provide the best customer service possible

Qualifications

QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

Any combination of education, training, and experience providing the following knowledge, skills, and abilities.

 

Knowledge

Basic knowledge of the trucking/transportation industry preferred.

 

Abilities

Strong organizational, computer, and customer service skills required. Accurate typing up to 40 WPM.  Multitasking and a flexible schedule required.  Weekend work will be necessary for this position.

 

Experience, Education, and Training

A Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited University in a Business or related field is preferred; or one to three years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

 

Physical Requirements

This position requires being able to sit and remain focused and motivated for long periods of time. Being able to multitask between the computer, phone, and different projects is required.

 

Working Environment

Primarily indoors with heating and cooling regulated in a general office environment. Call volume can be heavy at times.

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