The Carrier Procurement Specialist is responsible for effectively supporting operations by procuring carriers, maintaining carrier relationships, and negotiating rates. This position is responsible for increasing USCS Logistics managed volume by securing capacity with new carriers.
Key responsibilities include but are not limited to:
QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS: The knowledge, skills, and abilities listed below are representative of the qualifications required to successfully perform each essential duty. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties.
Education: Bachelor’s Degree Required
Experience: 2+ years of Transportation experience preferred.
-Excellent communication skills, written and oral.
- PC, leadership and planning skills helpful.
-Experience in Mercury Gate, Word, Excel and PowerPoint preferred.
- Ability to thrive in a constantly changing chaotic environment and consistently meet tight timeline.
-Ability to coordinate with contracted trucking dispatchers and drivers
- Must be able to fill out bills of lading and be familiar with various forms that are used and required by the major freight carriers.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described below are representative of those required of an individual performing the essential duties of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties.