Logistics Specialist-After-hours

Blaine, WA

Wheels to Success!

It takes more than great drivers to keep Kam-Way Transportations wheels turning.

Being among the industry leaders in transportation logistics, we have exciting opportunities in operations and administration.

When you join the Kam-Way family, we provide the tools to succeed in technology, training and a commitment to your professional development within our organization.  If you enjoy working in a fast paced ever changing environment with competitive pay and excellent benefits, then consider applying to Kam-Way Transportation.

We look forward to hearing from you!!

Please apply by submitting your resume

Schedule:  Hourly-Non-Exempt.  Must work weekends/Weekdays Flexible

Hours

  • Wednesday & Thursday-OFF
  • Friday & Saturday-2:00PM-12:00AM-1 hour lunch
  • Sun, Mon, Tues.-2:00PM-12:00AM

SUMMARY:

Reporting directly to the Team Lead, this role will be responsible for ensuring the customer freight is picked up and delivered at the accurate location within the time frame assigned. The Logistic Specialist is responsible for providing effective customer service to Kam-Way’s customers by using excellent, detailed reporting of the load in transit

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Has the ability to navigate and is fully efficient in Kam-Way operating system- TMW
  • Ability to input loads from scratch to Load Competition
  • Contact customers to update if issues arise during after-hours with loads.
  • Respond to complaints and resolve issues aiming to customer contentment and the preservation of the company's reputation
  • Having the knowledge to process customs border paper work for the team
  • Schedule drivers to pick up and deliver loads to customers or vendors.
  • Coordinate and manage the most efficient loads to remain cost-effective as a company
  • Dispatch drivers for shipment pick-ups and deliveries.
  • Update shipment tracking system and maintain timely data integrity.
  • Prioritize time sensitive cargo / shipments
  • Contact Drivers to update if issues arise during after hours with loads.
  • Interacts with the driver and or client to address any concerns or route changes
  • Holding drivers to accountability of their assignment to meet company standards
  • Plan drivers accordingly to ensure freight needs are met if problems occur at night in which prior plans are not able to be met for existing drivers and /or customers.
  • Other duties may be assigned to meet business needs.

EDUCATION AND WORK EXPERIENCE

  • Preferred Under Graduate in Business or Management experience, but not required
  • Dispatching and Customer Service experience helpful
  • Some knowledge of fleet management and logistics is valuable
  • Budget development and oversight experience desired but not imperative
  • A demonstrated commitment to high professional ethical standards and a diverse workplace
  • Excels at operating in an fast pace, community environment
  • Ability to challenge and debate issues of importance to the organization

WORKING CONDITIONS/PHYSICAL EFFORT:

  • This job operates in a professional office environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets and fax machines.
  • The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to sit, stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle or feel; and reach with hands and arms.
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to sit, stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle or feel; and reach with hands and arms.

Kam-way Transportation provides equal employment opportunities EEO to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Kam-way Transportation complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, and transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

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