Olgoonik Development Transportation Operations Representative - Eden Praire, MN - PT in Minneapolis, Minnesota

Overview:

Located in Eden Praire, as a Transportation Operations Part Time Representative you will ensure operational excellence by supporting both internal and external customers. The focus of this part time position is to assist C.H. Robinson’s sales team with managing carrier information and ensuring the accuracy of load information within customized software. You will track and trace shipments, make appointments, and communicate daily with carriers and sales representatives to ensure on time departures/arrivals. Additionally, the primary focus will be to work with existing and new minority or disadvantaged carriers. The goal will be to expand the pool of certified diverse carriers within C.H. Robinson’s base of contract carriers.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Independently manage & identify diverse trucking companies: Includes prospecting, cold calling, qualifying, selling benefits of a CHR working relationship and closing deals
  • Makes business decisions on priorities, workflow, expenditures, etc.
  • Operational execution
  • Solve problems using analytical skills
  • Interface with various small business representative groups
  • Schedule appointments
  • Dispatch loads
  • Facilitate and assist in the NMSCD & WBENC certification of carriers
  • Audit load information
  • Manage issues and other tasks as requested
  • Complete customer requests
  • Provide outstanding customer service
  • Track and trace shipments
  • Data entry

Supervisory Responsibilities:

There are no supervisory responsibilities associated with this position.

Education and/or Experience:

  • HS Diploma or Equivalent
  • Previous industry experience is preferred
  • Must be able to multi-task efficiently, work in a fast paced environment on multiple projects, and have a strong attention for detail.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Strong communication skills, both in person and over the phone are required
  • This position requires a high level of independent judgment as the employee will be operating in an office without immediate supervision or support.
  • Must be proficient with Microsoft Suite of products including Word, Excel, Access and E-mail business software.
  • Must demonstrate a good attitude, lots of enthusiasm, and ability to work as a member of a Team.
  • Position requires self-motivation and the ability to work effectively under a minimum of supervision.
  • Must be able to multi-task efficiently, work in a fast paced environment on multiple projects, and have a strong attention for detail.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:

None Required

Security Clearance:

N/A

Physical Demands:

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. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to be able to occasionally stand; walk; sit; use hands and/or fingers to handle, or feel objects, tools or controls; operate office equipment, reach with hands and arms; climb stairs; balance; stoop; kneel; talk or hear. The employee must occasionally lift or move up to 25 pounds.

Work Environment:

General office environment. Some travel maybe required based on business demands.

Subsidiary: Olgoonik Logistics, LLC

Location: MN - Minneapolis

Requisition Number: 2011932

City: Minneapolis

State/Territory: US-MN

# of openings: 1