Operations Intern

Job Locations US-MO-Springfield
Posted Date 3 months ago(9/15/2022 3:14 PM)
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Main Terminal - SPRIMO


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.


An internship at Prime will allow you to gain marketable skills and learn about all aspects of Dispatch, customer service, technology, key department training, and sales by performing the following duties:


  • Assist fleet managers and operations personnel, as well as various support activities.
  • Tracking location and status of loads.
  • Providing assistance to customers with delivery and pick-up appointment times.
  • Performs administrative and clerical duties to support full-time staff.
  • Provide information to customers, drivers and dispatchers throughout the day.
  • Complete continuing training as directed by management.
  • Practice Company Core Values.
  • Performs related work as required.




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



Basic knowledge of trucking/transportation industry preferred, but not required.



Excellent written and verbal communication skills, strong organizational and conflict resolution skills, and the ability to execute logical decisions quickly.  Ability to multitask in dynamic, fast-paced, team oriented environment.  Good computer and keyboarding skills with the ability to accurately type at 40 WPM.  Proficient in Excel, Word, and Outlook.  Flexible schedule with the ability to work at least 25 hours per week, and up to 10 hour shifts; Prime will work around class schedules. Ability to work evenings and weekends are required.


Experience, Education, and Training

Must be enrolled in a 4-year college or university with a major in Supply Chain Management or other business related field. Applicants must be enrolled at least at a junior level.


Physical Requirements

Must be able to sit a majority of your shift. Must be able to multitask and handle potentially a large volume of phone calls and correspondence. Must be able to communicate both written and verbally.


Working Environment

Primarily indoors with heating and cooling regulated in a general office environment.



None required.


Miscellaneous Requirements

Requests for time off (Holidays, school breaks, etc.) will require advance approval based on department needs. Minimum of two consecutive semester’s commitment is required.


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