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USAT Logistics Carrier Manager II 

Description

PURPOSE

This position is responsible for developing business logistic services for a portfolio of preferred carriers to create lane density. The individual will have complete oversight, autonomy and authority to negotiate pricing and accept/decline business. The carrier manager must effectively build long-term strategic relationships with a variety of carriers to readily secure capacity as needed.

 

PRINCIPAL ACCOUNTABILITIES

  • Responsible for carrier prospecting, management, negotiations and relations leading to a strong long-term strategic partnership.
  • Monitor and assess carrier portfolios, continually strengthening relationships with existing carriers, and finding and developing new carriers.
  • Leverage brokerage pricing techniques and tools, and market awareness and knowledge to effectively secure business while building the carrier portfolio.
  • Able to assess risk and guard against unforeseen risk to the company and recommend solutions and counsel others.
  • Have a strong working knowledge of a strategic carrier capacity and network.
 
Position Requirements

Qualifications and Education Requirements

  • BA in Business Management, Logistics or like discipline, or combination of education and logistics expertise, or customer service/sales experience.
  • Experience in supply chain, logistics, transportation, or like experience.
  • Advanced communication (written and verbal), organizational, and problem solving skills.

 

Preferred Skills

  • Proficient in negotiating, sales or broker experience.
  • Ability to deliver exceptional service through positive engagement and patience.
  • Ability to work in a team environment to continuously improve results.
  • Ability to promote a culture of trust and safety.

Working conditions

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

  • Remain in a stationary position for extended periods of time.
  • Frequently operate a computer for extended periods of time and regularly operate other office productivity machines.
  • Occasionally ascend/descend stairs and move up to 20 pounds of office objects.
  • Frequently communicate with peers, supervisors, third parties, and other employees to exchange accurate information and answer questions.
  • Occasionally attend meetings in buildings outside corporate office and at off-site locations with various internal conditions, and requiring travel in various external conditions.
  • Travel domestically as necessary.

 

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY 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 management’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this position at any time.

 
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Position USAT Logistics Carrier Manager II  
Close Date  
Exempt/Non-Exempt Exempt  
Open Date 9/28/2020  
Location Springdale  
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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