Under close supervision, this position will assist with customers on providing transportation/logistics services. Work requires developing and maintaining excellent customer relationships to maximize business potential. This is a Summer Internship position that will span over nine weeks.
Gain exposure and understanding of basic transportation management principles.
Manage customer relations by engaging customer on a regular basis providing solutions to meet their needs and goals to maximize freight potential and growth
Book loads and enter orders tendered from customers. Schedule pick-up and delivery, trace and obtain load updates, and assist internal customers with problems on loads. Monitor freight in transit and customer location requests for appointments
Perform general administrative duties, clerical duties (processing and coding documents, maintaining records and files, etc.) and compile and arrange data
Perform pertinent account-specific duties as required by customer.
Perform other related duties as required or assigned.
Minimum Qualifications: Currently enrolled in a four year undergraduate degree program and in good standing at an accredited college or university and pursuing a business degree or related field. Must be able to work at least 20-25 hours a week and complete a 9 week internship program.
Junior or Senior level preferred.
Skills & Abilities:
Must have strong organizational skills and the ability to multi task
Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite applications
Willing to work flexible hours
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To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.”
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At J.B. Hunt, we continuously look for new ways that our people, processes and technology can be used to move freight transportation forward. We hire for entry-level, professional and management roles across several areas, including corporate services, customer service, engineering and technology, operations, sales and more!