Carrier Procurement Specialist at GAMPAC

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Location: Scottsdale, Arizona





Job Description:
Gampac


Carrier Procurement Specialist

US-AZ-Scottsdale

Job ID: 2019-6706
Type: F T REG
# of Openings: 1
Category: Customer Service/Support
GAMPAC

Overview

GAMPAC Provides Supply Chain Solutions for the 21st Century. We are experts at creating supply chain efficiencies and managing logistics. We provide daily transportation management and third party logistics for some of the largest foodservice companies in the nation.

The Carrier Procurement Specialist will source, secure and manage the transportation needs for new and existing Gampac customers. This includes daily conversations with carriers about freight lanes, rates and solutions Gampac has to offer. Consistently adding new carriers, growing current relationships, and keeping an eye on the ever-changing transportation horizon are all essential functions of a Carrier Procurement Specialist.



Responsibilities

A Carrier Procurement Specialist will be responsible for:

  • Cultivate strong core carrier relationships while negotiating and securing carriers to move freight
  • Maintain continuous communication with carriers to ensure a high-quality freight movement process
  • Ensure all parties are informed of route changes, delays, freight concerns or other issues as necessary
  • Ensure timely pickup, delivery, and continuous monitoring of trucks' progress along the way.
  • Accurately maintain and update information in the company's operating systems
  • Conduct research in available databases for potential leads; make cold calls to prospects
  • Maintain overall awareness of operations at all times


Qualifications

Required:

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • One year of transportation experience
  • Ability to pass a background check and a pre-employment drug test
  • Two years of sales or customer service experience

Preferred:

  • Bachelor's degree
  • Ability to exercise judgment and discretion; able to function independently within authorized limits

EOE Race/Color/Religion/Sex/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/National Origin/Protected Veteran/Disability Status

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