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Posted: Monday, March 20, 2017 10:54 AM

Job Description:/h3:
The Transportation Coordinator (TC) 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) establish motor carrier and customer relationships, b) be effective in soliciting motor carriers to haul shipments and soliciting customers for transportation opportunities, and c) working well both individually and in a team environment.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
:Brokering transportation shipments
:Securing motor carrier capacity to handle shipments
:Carrier rate negotiations
:Shipment tracking and tracing
:Customer communications
:Carrier communications

:Soliciting new shipping customers
:Freight solicitation and sales
:Cold calling potential customers from company call list or self:generated call list
:Email marketing
:Customer spot pricing

:Sustain customer relationships and assist in customer growth
:Insure proper and sufficient communication is provided as it relates to;
:Customer payment issues
:Operational issues, potential issues, or any foreseen issues
:Pricing concerns
:Customer (current and potential) needs
:Any inabilities Watco Supply Chain Services may face
:Other Watco operating units inquiries

:Insure Watco Supply Chain Services operating procedures and protocol are adhered to
:Deliver cost effective solutions that always keeps the long term interest of the customer as the first priority
:Ensure performance to the branchs annual goals and objectives
:Play critical role in efforts to ensure service focus, morale, team work, and a positive culture is built and maintained with in the branch
:Other duties as necessary

:Minimum of High School Diploma or GED
:College degree preferred
:1 year transportation or supply chain related experience preferred
:Demonstrable problem resolution skills
:Strong organization, and time management skills
:Possess basic PC skills: Microsoft Excel, Word
:Ability to thrive in a fast:paced, high:pressure environment

Company Description:/h3:
Watco Companies, LLC, is a Pittsburg, Kansas, based transportation company providing mechanical, transportation, and terminal and port services solutions for Customers throughout North America and Australia. Watco is the owner of Watco Transportation Services, LLC, one of the largest short line railroad holding companies in the U.S. with 31 short line railroads operating on more than 4,400 miles of track, as well as 28 industrial contract switching locations. The Terminal and Port Services division currently manages 25 terminals, 9 warehouses and 2 port locations.

Watco Companies is a 50/50 joint venture partner with The Greenbrier Companies, Inc., in GBW Railcar Services, LLC. GBW repairs and refurbishes freight cars at 38 locations across North America, including 14 tank car repair and maintenance facilities certified by the Association of American Railroads.


• Location: clearfield, Ogden

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