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J.B. Hunt Transport Strategic Carrier Manager I in Farmers Branch, Texas

Job Title:

Strategic Carrier Manager I


Sales, Marketing & Product Management


United States of America


New Jersey


West Orange

Full/Part Time:

Full time

Job Summary:

Under general supervision, the position is responsible for liaising between core stakeholder groups within J.B. Hunt and the carrier to align expectations and objectives to maintain and exceed carrier satisfaction. On a day-to-day basis, acts as internal owner of the carrier pipeline who works to ensure uniformity in our business practices, support needs and issue resolution, and provide overall relationship management.

Job Description:

Key Responsibilities:

• Work to ensure retention and growth of current business at acceptable levels. This includes analysis of operations execution, understanding profitability of overall pipeline, forecasting business changes, pricing strategy, capacity strategy and both internal and customer presentations

• Present to clients on a frequent basis both onsite or remotely; presentation topics include, but are not limited to, service levels, acceptance, award compliance, etc., and/or quarterly business reviews

• Develop and implement uniform practices and methodologies to ensure carriers receive equivalent but high level of service from each account location regardless of operational region

• Accountable for operational results and directly connected to driving productivity, automation and operational excellence

• Responsible to take a lead or key role in special projects, often includes expansion of service for our clients

• Maintain carrier engagement actions and activities in the CRM

• Improve efficiencies through automation of business core competencies

• Impact and Influence branch management decision making on operation based load automation features

• Intimate engagement with pricing team & manage pipeline opportunities

Leads and leverages resources to align opportunities, including managing direct reports


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree or 2-3 years of equivalent work experience and/or training.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree and 2-4 years of experience in transportation/logistics, or equivalent experience and/or training

Skills & Abilities:

Ability to process information with high levels of accuracy

Ability to determine the root cause of organizational problems and create alternative solutions that resolve the problems in the best interest of the business

Effectively transmit, receive, and accurately interpret ideas, information, and needs through the application of appropriate communication behaviors

Ability to adapt as needed

Knowledge of effective influencing tactics and strategies

Foundational skills in assessing customer needs and providing solutions for them

Experience in establishing and maintaining healthy working relationships with clients, vendors, and peers

Ability to influence internal stakeholder to meet organizational and customer goals


Bachelors: Business Administration/Management (Required), GED (Required), High School (Required)

Work Experience:

Customer Service/Account Manager, Transportation/Logistics

Job Opening ID:

00381621 Strategic Carrier Manager I (Open)

“This job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.”

J.B. Hunt Transport, Inc. affirms its belief in equal employment opportunity for all employees and applicants for employment in all terms and conditions of employment. J.B. Hunt is committed to both the spirit and the letter of affirmative action law and continues its good-faith efforts to comply with all applicable government laws and regulations. The company is committed to basing employment decisions on the principles of equal employment opportunity. J.B. Hunt will recruit, hire, compensate, offer benefits to, upgrade, train, layoff, terminate, and/or promote individuals without discrimination in regards to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a qualified individual with a disability, status as a protected veteran, or other bases by applicable law.

J.B. Hunt Transport, Inc. offers reasonable accommodation in the employment process for individuals with disabilities. If you need assistance in the application process due to a disability, you may request accommodation at any time by calling 1-800-777-4968.