Transportation Assistant Truck & Driver - Springdale, AR

Location: 

Springdale, AR, US, 72764

Category:  Supply Chain Services – Office

Working at Watco

Watco has a reputation for putting people first. In fact, our company was named a 2022 Newsweek Top 100 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.

General Purpose

 

The Transportation Assistant (TA) plays a crucial role in the overall "day-to-day" freight management of shipments and or assigned shipping accounts.  It is essential for this position to a) garner customer trust, b) complement and supplement the duties of the Account Manager and or Transportation Coordinator.  This position has a broad range of transportation and business-related duties including operational, accounting, and customer satisfaction.
 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

 

  • Input data in TMS for WM loads including the correct RPM, fuel surcharge, breakthrough fuel, business segment, operator etc
  • Build Loads in TMS/Tender to preassigned/carriers supplied by the TC’s/Team Lead
  • Meet all customer compliance requirements including LOS, lane compliance, communication timeframe, etc
  • Request/Schedule appointments when necessary
  • Load board management from the TL Dashboard (Available, Hold Apts, Hold Customer)
  • VOID Loads when appropriate
  • Upload rate approvals/assessorial charges accordingly and update TMS
  • Data Entry is the main focus of this role
  • Assist in obtaining deliveries in Retail Link

 

Requirements

 

  • Minimum of High School Diploma or GED
  • Strong organization, communication, and time management skills
  • Possess basic PC skills- Microsoft Excel, Word
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, high pressure environment
  • Ability to work with others and be a positive influence on co-workers
  • Strong phone and email communication skills
  • 10 key and data entry
  • Ability to multi-task with frequent interruptions
  • Effective customer service skills and the ability to service both internal and external customers 

 

Work Environment

 

Work is performed primarily in a standard office environment with extensive team member and supplier contact and frequent interruptions. The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those a team member encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

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