Traffic Specialist in Youngsville, NC at Volt

Date Posted: 2/12/2020

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Recruitment

GENERAL DESCRIPTION

The Traffic Specialist handles traffic issues and paperwork to support the shipment of products. 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

• Routes truckload (TL) and less-than-truckload (LTL) shipments most economically while meeting customers’ delivery requirements and following standard operating procedures.
• Contacts customers and carriers to create and validate delivery appointments.
• Cubes trailers for proper loading of TL shipments.
• Monitors tracking and verifies delivery of shipments.
• Updates truck schedules, traffic spreadsheets, and freight rates as required.
• Prints reports and shipping documents as required.
• Files traffic paperwork and documents as required.
• Identifies and solves problems pertaining to any shipping issues.
• Will be required to perform all other duties as requested, directed, or assigned.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
 High School Diploma and a minimum of 3 years related experience.


JOB KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
• Proficiency in MS Applications (Outlook, Word, Excel).
• Excellent communication skills with the ability to communicate across all levels of the Company.
• High attention to detail.
• Excellent organizational skills.
• Presentation skills with the ability to present to upper level management when necessary.
• Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, volume and foreign currencies.  Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.
• This position will also be trained to back up Shipping.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS
• Regularly required to sit, stand, walk, bend, and lift objects of up to 10 lbs.

Volt is an equal opportunity employer.