J.B. Hunt Transport Truckload Transportation Specialist in Lowell, Arkansas

Job Opening ID:

00220310 Truckload Transportation Specialist (Evergreen) (Open)

Job Title:

Truckload Transportation Specialist




United States of America





Full/Part Time:

Full time


5 Day - Mon - Fri (United States of America)

Job Description Summary:

This Truckload Transportation Specialist works in our original division, within a Truckload Planning region, and report to Operations Service Manager. Each Transportation Specialist will be assigned tasks to help manage on-time service, customer service communication and truck utilization.

Job Description:

What does it take to be considered?

  • Check call drivers in region to verify their time of availability and on-time service

  • Contact shippers and receivers to modify pick up and delivery appointments to improve on-time service and driver utilization

  • Send regular service status update reports to critical customers

What does the career path look like for this position?

  • We are not expecting long term individuals in this position.

  • Training for this job will take 2-3 weeks. This is a full time, permanent position.

  • With exceptional performance, individual may be recommended for a salaried position, however there is a six month commitment in this role.

The following is required:

  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED) plus specialized training

  • 6-12 months related experience and/or training

Other desired skills:

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite, including Excel

  • Must be able to work within a fast-paced and demanding environment

  • Must be able to complete tasks quickly and completely

  • Must be able to work Monday through Friday, Sunday through Thursday, or Tuesday through Saturday, 6:00am to 3:00pm, 7:00am to 4:00pm, or 8:00am to 5:00pm; depending on the region and business needs, it is preferred that each TS can work in any of these schedules.Flexibility to change schedules to meet customer demands with appropriate notice is preferred.

  • The opportunity to work alternate shifts, such as nights and weekends is available for select teams and individuals. Please let the recruiter know if you have specific scheduling needs!


High School

Company Overview:

Fortune 500 experience. Career Development. Nation-wide opportunities. We are J.B. Hunt.

Our success comes from strategically placing you in the most suitable role. Whether you have a passion for operations, sales, engineering, or information technology, we can jump start your career!

J.B. Hunt Transport, Inc. is no stranger to the transportation logistics industry. From our humble beginnings in 1961, with only five tractors and seven refrigerated trailers, we have evolved into one of the largest transportation logistics companies in North America. We provide safe and reliable transportation services throughout the United States, Canada and Mexico. Our four business segments (Intermodal, Dedicated Contract Services, Truckload, and Integrated Capacity Solutions) allow us to provide customized freight solutions for customers big and small. It's no wonder we have been named one of America's Most Admired Companies by Fortune Magazine.

J.B. Hunt Transport, Inc. is committed to basing employment decisions on the principles of equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, persons with disabilities, protected veterans or other bases by applicable law.

Fortune 500 experience. Career growth opportunities. Nationwide relocation possibilities.

These are just a few things you'll find at J.B. Hunt. Whether you have a passion for operations, sales, engineering or information technology, we can help jumpstart your career with challenging opportunities that will help you reach your maximum potential.

Why J.B. Hunt?

We take our investment in you seriously - our future success depends on you. Be an innovator with a leading transportation company and work alongside some of the brightest minds in the industry. At J.B. Hunt, we strongly believe in promoting from within based on performance and potential, the sky is the limit for your career.

What are we looking for?

We look for high-energy, forward-thinking individuals who are interested in a career with a leader in the transportation industry. We seek exceptional people of diverse backgrounds who have the vision to carry our business forward. J.B. Hunt offers a variety of opportunities spanning across the nation.