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USAT Logistics Carrier Manager I 

Description

Ready to take charge of your career and move it forward? Do you want to be part of a passionate, fast-paced environment focused on keeping our nation moving? Interested in a transportation career, but don’t have experience? Interested in moving on from the Food Service or Retail industry and want to learn something new? 

Meet USAT! It takes a winning team to build and maintain an industry leader. That’s where you come in! We seek vibrant, energetic self-starters to grow a career with us. 

What’s in it for me? 

Beyond all that you would expect from any job (Medical insurance, 401(k), life insurance and more), we want to offer you more. At USAT we provide continued training and development, a growing team, and a place you can call home. 

  • No transportation experience necessary – we will train you up on all you need to know 
  • Career development opportunities within our growing company 
  • A family feel and fun company culture (come show off your killer ping pong skills) 
  • Strong company vision and values that provide the why behind everything we do 

Interested? Read on to learn more and submit your application. 

Grow, thrive, and make a difference with us. 

 

PURPOSE

This position has oversight to manage the sourcing and contractual agreements with carriers for managing the capacity to secure freight and service execution at a rate and level that meets or exceeds customer’s expectations while maximizing USAT Yields. 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 customers, and finding and developing new customers.

  • 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.

  • 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

  • 0 – 1 year of supply chain, logistics, transportation or like experience.

 

Preferred Skills

  • Proficient in negotiating.

     

    SUPERVISES OTHERS

This position does not supervise others.

 

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:

  • Must be able to remain in a stationary position for a minimum of 75% of the time,

  • Constantly operates a computer and other office productivity machines,

  • Occasionally ascends/descends stairs,

  • Constantly positions self in work environment,

  • The person in this position frequently communicates with peers, supervisors, vendors and drivers to exchange accurate information and answer questions,

  • Must be able to detect objects at a distance,

  • On occasion will move up to 20 pounds of office objects,

  • Works in an indoor office environment but expected to attend meetings in adjacent buildings requiring travel in outdoor weather conditions.

 

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION STATEMENT.

USA-Truck, Inc. is firmly committed to equality of opportunity for all employees and applicants for employment in accordance with applicable Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action laws, directives and legislation.

 

This job description is intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees 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’ right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.

 
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Position USAT Logistics Carrier Manager I  
Close Date  
Exempt/Non-Exempt Exempt  
Open Date 3/8/2022  
Location Atlanta - Sales/Brokerage Office  
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.
 

This position is currently accepting applications.

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