Wheels to Success!

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

Being amongst 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!

Wheels to Success!

Open Positions

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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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.

  • Hourly Position #1 - Logistics Specialist (Customer Service focus) Days: Monday – Friday Hours: 7:00 am – 4:00 pm
  • Hourly Position #2- Logistics Specialist (Dispatch focus) Days: Monday – Friday Hours: 6:00 am – 3:30 pm

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Possess the ability to navigate and is fully efficient in Kam-Way’s operating system- TMW 
  • Ability to work very closely with Carrier Sales and Account Executive to ensure on time delivery. 
  • Ability to input loads from scratch and determine necessary changes for service requests. 
  • Book pickup and delivery appointments as per Customer Requirements. 
  • Provide excellent customer service at all times. Contact, track and record progress on freight being moved, and accurately check calls in TMW 
  • Contact assigned customers and give daily updates on freight being moved. 
  • Responsible for requesting dentations/ layovers from the customer when needed
  • Provide specific monthly reports to Team Lead regarding detentions, layovers, rejections and claims 
  • Have the knowledge, or ability to learn how, to process customs border paperwork for the team and Prioritize loads that require PAPS, PARS, ACI, & ACE
  • Other duties may be assigned to meet business needs.

Education and Work Experience

  • Strong customer service skills; ability to diffuse client frustrations.
  • Thorough knowledge of fleet management and logistics.
  • Exceptional attention to detail oriented tasks.
  • A demonstrated commitment to high professional ethical standards and a diverse workplace
  • Proficient in Microsoft Applications: Office, Excel, PowerPoint, Word and Outlook.
  • Ability to challenge and debate issues of importance to the organization

Working Conditions / Physical Effort

General office environment. Work is generally sedentary in nature, but may require standing and walking up to 15% of the time. Work is generally performed within an office environment, with standard office equipment available.

Any list of essential functions is not necessarily exhaustive and may be supplemented, or otherwise revised by the employer, at its sole discretion.

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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SUMMARY:

The Maintenance Technician will work with the maintenance shop staff performing preventative maintenance and light repairs on our fleet of trucks and trailers. Will include all aspect of truck maintenance to include: tire repair, tune-up, brakes, APU, trailer reefer units, PeopleNet and other projects as assigned. The Maintenance Technician will be reporting directly to Maintenance Manager. Maintenance Technician is responsible for inputting the data into TMT with accurate and timely work order repair information.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Perform annual inspections on all tractors and trailers
  • Perform daily yard check and daily shop check in a systematic manner
  • Create work orders for every maintenance job
  • Inventory spare parts and keep records up to date
  • Document all maintenance done on work orders and update TMT timely & correctly
  • Identify and determine parts required for repair of disassembled units
  • Perform all levels of preventative maintenance services on trucks such as: checking batteries, lubricating equipment and machinery
  • Lube and repair trailer equipment
  • Identify warrantable repairs and document on repair order
  • Maintain work area cleanliness, appearance and safety precautions
  • Adjust and replace brakes, tighten bolts and screws, and reassemble equipment
  • Inspect brake systems, steering mechanisms, wheel bearings and other important parts to ensure that they are in proper operating condition.
  • Inspect and verify dimensions and clearances of parts to ensure conformance to factory specifications
  • Excellent communication skills both written and oral communications
  • Prioritize and handle multiple projects while being punctual
  • Interact professionally with internal and external customs on all levels
  • Inform supervisor with current up-to-date information on repair status and possible delays

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Possess a mechanical aptitude with the willingness to learn and take direction from Management.
  • Ability to accurately document repair procedures
  • Regular, predictable, full attendance is an essential function of the job
  • Must be able make concerted effort to work as a team member in a diverse workplace
  • Demonstrated commitment to high professional and ethical standards
  • Minimum 1-year experience with tractor and trailer maintenance
  • High School diploma or equivalent required
  • Diesel Engine Technology/Vocational certification preferred
  • Freightliner Cascadia Expert Certification preferred, not required
  • Specialized training in the repair and replacement of vehicle components preferred
  • A valid driver’s license is required
  • Basic computer skills preferred for data entry into maintenance systems, Microsoft Suite familiarity
  • Knowledge of DOT rules and regulations required

WORKING CONDITIONS/ PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform thee essential functions of this job.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear. This position is very active and requires standing, walking, bending, kneeling, stooping, crouching, crawling and climbing all day. The employee must frequently lift and/or move items over 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

**Any list of essential functions is not necessarily exhaustive and may be supplemented, or revised by the employer, at its’ sole discretion.

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Join the team! Make a difference.