Traffic Clerk - Houston, TX

Location: 

Houston, TX, US, 77015

Category:  Customer Service

Working at Watco

Watco has a reputation for putting people first. In fact, our company was named a 2022 Most Loved Workplace®.

Working at Watco means working in the exciting field of transportation and supply chain logistics. We’re involved in domestic and international operations that are expanding all the time. Working at Watco also means a supportive, collaborative environment where you can learn and build a career.  You’ll find that safety is at the heart of everything we do. We look out for our team members’ safety and the safety of the people in the communities where we work.  In addition to these strengths, we offer competitive pay and industry-leading benefits.

Come to Watco and join a team where you’ll leave each day knowing you’ve made a difference.

   
 

Working at Watco

Watco has a reputation for putting people first. In fact, our company was named to Forbes’ 2021 list of America’s Best Mid-Size Employers.

Working at Watco means working in the exciting field of transportation and supply chain logistics. We’re involved in domestic and international operations that are expanding all the time. Working at Watco also means a supportive, collaborative environment where you can learn and build a career.  You’ll find that safety is at the heart of everything we do. We look out for our team members’ safety and the safety of the people in the communities where we work.  In addition to these strengths, we offer competitive pay and industry-leading benefits.

Come to Watco and join a team where you'll leave each day knowing you've made a difference.

Description 

 

The Traffic Clerk is responsible for coordinating shipments in and out of the Watco Greens Port Industrial Terminals in accordance with directions given by the Transportation Manager.

 

Duties and Responsibilities

 

  • Checks in and checks out truck shipments.
  • Coordinates routing activities and tracks transportation vehicles.
  • Logs all outbound trucks on appointment schedule.
  • Assists on all customer complaints by helping with the investigation process until resolved.
  • Follows all safety rules and policies and reports any safety issues.
  • Assist and work with the Shipping and Receiving Clerks as needed.
  • Maintains knowledge of regulations related to transportation including those related to hazardous shipments and team member safety.
  • Maintain all truck line relationships and orders.
  • Utilize the Datex and Commtrac systems as to ensure a timely completion to satisfy customer demand.
  • Ensures compliance with administrative policies and procedures, safety rules, environmental policies, and government regulations.
  • Traffic Clerk is responsible for providing clerical support to the traffic function.
  • Is responsible for all aspects of logging orders, routing, shipping, and tracking of inbound and outbound orders.
  • Prepares and verifies relative documents like Dock Receipts and Delivery Receipts.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.
  • Work overtime as needed for direct discharge and late gates.

 

Required Skills and Abilities

 

  • Good verbal and written communication skills.
  • Detail oriented.
  • Strong logistical, analytical, and problem-solving skills.
  • Microsoft Office and Excel knowledge.
  • Ability to work well independently and in a team.
  • Handle multiple tasks simultaneously and prioritize tasks based on importance and time frames.

 

Education and Experience

 

  • High School Diploma or GED

 

Required:

 

  • TWIC Card
  • Must be 18 years or older 
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