Transportation Assistant

Company: Apex Life Sciences ( Learn More )

General Information
High School
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Job Description

Transportation Assistant 

Wichita, KS

Hours: M-F 8a - 5p 

  • The primary purpose of this position is to support the shipment execution process for customers and client Business Units.
  • This includes collecting, preparing, maintaining, and sending various required documentation to assure scheduled shipments are carried out in an efficient manner. The Transportation Assistant also monitors and communicates delivery status of shipments to Sales, customers, carriers, and other stakeholders. Under limited supervision, this position resolves general return and diversion issues. The Transportation Assistant also collects, reviews, and organizes carrier documentation related to service charges. 
  • Principal Accountabilities 

  • 50% Monitor pick ups and deliveries,communicating delays & reasons to sales and carriers. Respond to routine inquiries, Manage returns, diversions and order changes, and documentation of late deliveries
  • 40% Compile, review, and organize documentation related to carrier service incidents. 
  • 10% Other Duties as Assigned, including collecting data for monthly scorecard and carrier service monitoring 
  • Required Qualifications 

  • High School Diploma or equivalent 
  • 1 year experience in an office environment, preferably in the transportation industry 
  • Proven attention to detail and organizational skills. 
  • Ability to prioritize and Multitask 
  • Strong customer focus. 
  • Ability to work in a changing environment. 
  • Ability to work in a team environment. 
  • Excellent communication skills 
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office, specifically Access and Excel 
  • Good sense of US geography 
  • Preferred Qualifications 

  • Associates or Bachelor’s degree preferably in business, logistics, transportation, supply chain management, or a related degree. 
  • Experience with order entry and transportation management systems 
  • Bilingual in Spanish 
  • Knowledge of transportation industry.
  • Job Requirements