Dispatch Transportation Specialist

Schenker, Inc.
Published
July 22, 2021
Location
Humble, TX
Category
Job Type

Description

Tasks & Responsibilities:

  • To dispatch 3rd party draymen for U.
    S.
    International shipment pick-ups and deliveries using internal TMS systems.
  • To help educate and advise colleagues within the organization on the technical and non-technical tasks/needs associated to successfully
  • Sell and execute ocean marine drayage services for FCL movements
  • To establish responsibilities and accountabilities for service failures
  • To make sure that our pick-ups, deliveries are being conducted on time
  • To streamline the transportation communications between internal and external customers
  • To know and understand all dray needs by region for customer base both import and export.
  • To prioritize time sensitive cargo and monitor all daily pick-ups and deliveries to ensure these are tendered to a carrier as needed.
  • To negotiate pricing as needed with 3rd party draymen to maximize profits taking advantage of one-way opportunities.
  • The Specialist will need to maintain constant communication with other team members to ensure use of carriers are efficient and effectively used.
  • The Specialist will aid both internal and external customers in regards but not limited to transportation inquiries
  • The Specialist will ensure proper reporting; carrier invoicing and system event updates are conducted timely and accurately raising any issues outside of their immediate control that need to be addressed ? To help maintain carrier database with respect to providers, rates, expiration dates
  • To assist with ocean product goals to eliminate risk (cost exposure) as much as possible.
  • To ensure compliance with DOT regulations and established internal policies and guidelines.
  • To perform other duties as assigned.
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