USAT Logistics Carrier Manager 



The carrier manager is to source, secure carrier capacity and manage and service execution at a rate and service level that meets or exceeds customer’s expectations while maximizing USAT Yields. The carrier manager must effectively build long-term strategic relationships with a variety of carriers to readily secure capacity as needed.



  • Responsible for carrier prospecting, management, negotiations and relations leading to a strong long-term strategic partnership
  • Strong working knowledge of a strategic carrier daily capacity and network
  • Ability to learn brokerage pricing techniques and tools to effectively secure capacity at optimal rates
  • Ability & willingness to support customer management duties as needed by the business
  • Ability to deliver exceptional service through positive engagement and patience.
  • Ability to work in a team environment to continuously improve results.
  • Able to promote a culture of trust and safety.
Position Requirements

Qualifications and Education Requirements.

  • High school diploma or equivalent


Preferred Skills.

  • Proficient in negotiating
  • Ability to operate and flourish in a fast paced business
  • Basic knowledge of freight lanes and rates



  • This position does not supervise others.



This position will be required to work in an office environment with moderate noise levels, and, with or without reasonable accommodation is required:

  • to sit, stand, stoop, kneel and occasionally move up to 20 pounds,
  • manual dexterity to operate a computer keyboard on a daily basis,
  • stamina to sit for extended periods of time, lift or carry printed materials, and
  • possess vision sufficient to read a monitor, printed text and hand written documents,
  • be able to communicate clearly in person and over the telephone.
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Position USAT Logistics Carrier Manager  
Close Date  
Exempt/Non-Exempt Exempt  
Open Date 9/11/2020  
Location Chicago Terminal  
About the Organization

USA Truck is driven to be a premier North American transportation solutions

provider that improves the lives of team members, customers, industry partners,

and our communities. We promote a culture of trust in a safe, fun,

and friendly environment where people grow and thrive.

EOE Statement USA Truck, Inc. is firmly committed to inclusivity and equality of opportunity for all employees and applicants for employment, and does not discriminate against applicants or employees for any reason prohibited by law or its own policies. USA Truck, Inc. will provide reasonable accommodations for employees and applicants for employment.

This position description is intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by the employee in this position. It is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required for this position; other duties outside of normal responsibilities may be performed as necessary to meet the needs of the organization. Nothing in this position description restricts the Company’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this position at any time.

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