Transportation Specialist

Reliance One, Inc.
Job Description
Transportation Specialist Responsibilities
  • Major Responsibilities
  • Prepare proper documentation in order to produce shipping paperwork
  • Analyze packing slips and bills of lading for customer service to justify customer’s price and delivery on invoices
  • Create waybills for export shipments to allow quick and accurate processing through Customs
  • Complete transactions for all bills of lading which disburses inventory and sets off invoicing to the customer
  • Work directly with Carrier Operations personnel to schedule shipments and resolves shipment issues
  • Become subject matter expert for outbound domestic shipments while acquiring knowledge on export processes
  • Ability to use the internet to obtain freight rates, customer logistics websites to determine mode of transportation and to provide proper documentation for the shipment
  • Maintain files to provide paperwork for inquiries on proof of deliveries or audits, which will approve or deny credit
  • Verify sales order due dates vs. shipment dates on the packing lists
  • Work directly with Customer Support to answer customers’ transportation questions
  • Research and support freight claim initiation and investigations
  • Provide guidance to proper ASN support groups
  • Guide material handlers in carrier loading schedules
  • Implement special decisions when necessary including scheduling of expedited shipments
Transportation Specialist Requirements
  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • Proficient with MRP / PPS Systems 
  • Proficient with JIT & JIS Order Control Systems 
  • Ability to read CAD models 
  • 5 Why knowledge (problem solving) 
  • 5S's good command 
  • Familiar with OSHA standards 
  • Process, Results driven 
  • Lean Manufacturing Principles 
  • Proficiency in Language English 
  • Production Planning                              
  • Material Planning
  • Understanding of cross-functional activities (departments like quality assurance, accounting, controlling & production) 
  • Forklift Truck experience 
Reliance One, Inc. provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.
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