Hub Group School Year Intern, Highway Operations - HIG00000141 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

School Year Intern, Highway Operations - HIG00000141 DESCRIPTION/RESPONSIBILITIES: JOB SUMMARY: Perform special projects as assigned and also assist the operations team in daily activities. ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: * Complete projects according to individual specifications * Work with team members to communicate requirements of assigned projects * Communicate with customers to understand their requirements on a daily, weekly and holistic basis to effectively manage their transportation * Work with other locations in the Network to manage loads and utilize capacity to exceed customer expectations * Educate our carriers on all relevant Hub Group processes including, but not limited to, operations, invoicing, and technology usage * Assist in the tracking and tracing of each individual shipment * Participate in daily operational meetings to identify and communicate customer needs to other team members * Provide transportation solutions for our customers to create increased levels of service combined with cost effective results * Must be a self-starter, and have the ability to communicate and interface effectively with all levels of the Hub organization, its customers and carriers in a manner that consistently produces results * Significant customer service experience * Knowledge of various Microsoft Office products including, but not limited to, Excel and Word * Excellent communication skills both verbal and written * Experience in the transportation industry is preferred but not required * Must be enrolled in a transportation, logistics, or supply chain undergraduate degree program This position is a school year internship starting in September 2017 and ending in May 2018. All applicants must be able to work 20 hours a week. Hub Group is flexible on hours and days per school schedules. PAY TRANSPARENCY NONDISCRIMINATION PROVISION The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. We are committed to a policy of Equal Employment Opportunity and will not discriminate on any legally recognized basis, including but not limited to race, age, color, religion, sex, marital status, national origin, citizenship, ancestry, non-job related handicap or disability or veteran status. Hub Group is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities. If, because of a disability, you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please send an e-mail to careers@hubgroup.com or call (630) 795-2164 and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information.