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J.B. Hunt Transport Capacity Coordinator in Lowell, Arkansas

Job Opening ID:

00327081 Capacity Coordinator (Evergreen) (Open)

Job Title:

Capacity Coordinator

Department:

Supply Chain

Country:

United States of America

State/Province:

Arkansas

City:

Lowell

Full/Part Time:

Full time

Job Summary:

Under routine supervision, this position is responsible for the coordination of up to 29 drivers, safe and timely service and movement of freight, load assignment and providing best in class customer service. Ensure compliance with DOT regulations and responsible for all drivers compliance and company regulations while working with internal and external contacts to ensure the accurate planning, routing, monitoring, and delivery of freight and loads

Job Description:

What does it take to be considered:

Minimum Qualification: High School Diploma/GED with 3-4 years of Transportation/Logistics experience and/or 1-2 years of supervisory experience.

Preferred Qualification: Bachelor's Degree with 1 year of relevant professional experience or 4-5 years of experience in the Transportation/Logistics industry

  • Ability to process information with high levels of accuracy

  • Anticipate, recognize, and deal effectively with existing or potential conflicts at the individual, group, or situation level

  • Ability to accurately analyze situations and reach productive decisions based on informed judgment

  • Ability to adapt to changing environments

  • Establish and maintain healthy working relationships with clients, vendors, and peers

  • Ability to meet or exceed team/driver needs and expectations and provide excellent service in a direct or indirect manner

  • Effective communication skills.

Responsibilities:

Assign loads and plan, route, and monitor freight movement to provide safe, on-time service and meet customer requirements, including managing exceptions on that freight and driver ETA adjustments based on pick-up and delivery schedules, and other environmental factors on the road, Build and maintain positive professional relationships with drivers and safe, reliable outside carriers to ensure seamless new carrier set-up, minimize turnover and maximize ongoing productivity, Fill in for absent or unavailable personnel and on special projects related to optimizing fleet operations and achieving profitability, Maintain the Company's safety culture to include daily driver safety messages, monthly driver safety briefings and enforce company policies to ensure DOT compliance and company safety requirements are being met, Manage inventory, assets, customer pools and/or assignment of drivers to balance equipment in market, Manage yard including checking/inspecting equipment, replacing parts (like mud flaps), completing repairs, etc. and coordinating with maintenance to ensure all regular preventative maintenance services are scheduled on time and all safety related mechanical issues are fixed for account equipment (as required), Maximize efficiency of fleet operations and profitability and make recommendations for continuous improvement, measure key performance indicators, and create, maintain and present customer specific reporting and financial analysis through face-to-face interactions at customer location, Perform administrative duties such as payroll, management of the Net-Revenue budget, driver counseling, accident reviews, filing and documenting, resolving pay issues, analyzing P&L statements, invoicing and/or creating operational or financial reports, Utilize personnel management including training and orientation of drivers and/or employees including the training and assistance with internal and third party (customer) systems, Work with drivers, customers, and company personnel to resolve service issues, routing and/or planning, mechanical problems, accessorial pay related issues, etc. as they occur throughout the day and, where necessary, when on call

Minimum Qualifications

Education:

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

Work Experience:

Management-Entry Level, Transportation/Logistics

Certifications:

“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.”

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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.

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