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Logistics Account Specialist

Elite Transit Solutions

Logistics Account Specialist

Pittsburgh, PA
Full Time
Paid
  • Responsibilities

    Who are we?

    Elite Transit Solutions, LLC. has developed an automation focused software to virtually eliminate second guessing and human error for our customers as we provide cost efficient transportation solutions. Our processes are not only innovative and industry changing, but they allow our team members to use their talents to focus on providing strategy driven solutions to our customer and carrier network, while fulfilling themselves with career growth.

    Job brief:

    We are looking for a Logistics Account Specialist to help secure and manage the shipment of our clients’ freight from pick up to delivery. You will be responsible for negotiating and locking in the best rates on each load booked. You will collaborate with the Logistics Account Coordinator ensuring careful follow up until deliveries are complete. This role is essential for establishing and upholding our brand as we strive to continue to innovate industry standards and enhance service levels.

    Duties

    Maintain a knowledge of the transit industry focusing on market trends

    Responsible for establishing relationships that create an opportunity to expand our client and carrier base

    Communicate load availability to drivers within our carrier network to attract potential shippers

    Using judgement and industry knowledge to negotiate rates and secure carriers/drivers for freight delivered to our clients nationally and internationally

    Create competitive bids and secure freight from spot market

    Meticulously follow up throughout the delivery process on any freight shipments secured

    Use critical problem-solving skills to provide problem resolution for carriers/clients

    New carrier procurement

    Manage day to day freight operations ensuring our loads are delivered with these points in mind:

    The Right Product · In the Right Condition · At the Right Place · For the Right Price

    Skills and Requirements:

    Ability to work in a fast-paced office environment

    Strong multi-tasking skills, ability to field high call volume while on computer

    Ability to work a rotating schedule

    Meticulous follow up skills with a relentless attitude to be the best

    Exceptional negotiation abilities

    Experience in logistics is a plus

    Preferred - 4-year degree from an accredited university

    Our Logistics Account Specialists are equipped with an eager attitude. They desire to be a part of “the best”. They possess fierce motivation. They are competitive and take pride in what they do. Their multi-tasking abilities are an asset, while their communication and follow up skills make the difference for our client, operator and carrier relationships alike. If this sounds like a team you want to be a part of, apply today!