J.B. Hunt Transport Capacity Procurement Representative - ICS in Richmond, Virginia
Capacity Procurement Representative - ICS
United States of America
Under routine supervision, the incumbent is responsible for aggressive marketing of the J.B. Hunt brand and negotiation of rates to meet load expectations while ensuring optimal margins. Purchases transportation services from qualified carriers that will provide the best transportation solution for the customer and ensures all booked freight is covered in a timely manner with flawless execution using both internal assets and external resources.
• Negotiate with carriers for the appropriate purchase rate to meet revenue and profit margin goals, as well as to facilitate appropriate business relationship with the carrier. Manage all freight in transit by obtaining adequate updates from carriers/drivers to monitor movement and ensure on time delivery.
• Proactively communicating service failures to internal support teams to minimize service failures, promote on time service and ensure safety.
• Tender loads and optimize service through system management utilizing the Carrier 360 platform and perform other related duties as required.
- High School Diploma/GED with up to 1-2 years of experience.
Bachelor's Degree in Supply Chain Management, Logistics Management, or related field with 2-3 years of experience in transportation/logistics
Knowledge of the organization's industry group, trends, directions, major issues, regulatory considerations, and trendsetters
Ability to meet or exceed customer needs and expectations and provide excellent service in a direct or indirect manner
Ability to process information with high levels of accuracy
Demonstrate effective self-management practices and ability to manage multiple concurrent objectives
Recognizing, anticipating, and resolving organizational, operational or process problems
Knowledge and ability to establish and maintain relationships with clients, vendors, and peers
Ability to negotiate successfully across the organization and with external vendors and clients in a constructive and collaborative manner
Bachelors: Logistics Management, Bachelors: Supply Chain Management, GED (Required), High School (Required)
Customer Service/Account Manager, Transportation/Logistics
Job Opening ID:
00393210 Capacity Procurement Representative - ICS (Evergreen) (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.”
Fortune 500 experience. Career advancement. Nationwide relocation possibilities.
Headquartered in Northwest Arkansas, J.B. Hunt is a dominate force in transportation and logistics industry, offering exciting career opportunities both at corporate and at field locations across the country. There are a variety of job types that support our business, so no matter your passion, J.B. Hunt is the place to jumpstart your career.
Why J.B. Hunt?
J.B. Hunt is a leading transportation and logistics company for one simple reason – our people. The career possibilities and benefits of working at J.B. Hunt are endless. From competitive salary and benefits packages, to defined career paths and growth opportunities, we take care of our people and take great pride in our efforts to build and sustain an inclusive workplace for all employees.
What are we looking for?
J.B. Hunt welcomes high-energy, forward-thinking people of all backgrounds and experience levels to join our team. We offer full-time, entry level, professional and management opportunities across all departments. Whether you are fresh out of school or bring years of industry experience, a role at J.B. Hunt could take your career to the next level.
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.