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Logistics Technician, LTL Operations, Road US in Grapevine at DSV

Date Posted: 12/14/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

DSV - Global transport and logistics
In 1976, ten independent hauliers joined forces and founded DSV in Denmark. Since then, DSV has evolved to become the world's 5th largest supplier of global solutions within transport and logistics. Today, we add value to our customers' entire supply chain by transporting, storing, packaging, re-packaging, processing and clearing all types of goods. We work every day from our many offices in more than 80 countries to ensure a steady supply of goods to production lines, outlets, stores and consumers all over the world. Our reach is global yet our presence is local and close to our customers.  Read more at www.dsv.com 

Location: Grapevine, TX
Job Posting Title: Logistics Technician, LTL Operations, Road US

SUMMARY

The Logistics Technician, LTL Operations will be part of a dynamic and growing team, working closely with internal stakeholders, outside vendors and clients. This role is responsible for providing first line support to internal colleagues and assist daily with solving operational challenges, while communicating effectively to all parties involved. Furthermore, this individual will engage with outside transportation vendors to ensure superior service and accurate rates are being met. The ability to work in a fast-paced, challenging environment is critical. Execution of job duties will require a team-oriented individual that is service oriented and extremely detailed.

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ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Communicate with carriers to obtain required information for implementation
  • Work closely with internal branches to obtain required information for implementation
  • Convey information received from transportation providers to vendor partners
  • Ensure transportation vendors are adhering to the agreed processes, and manage them accordingly
  • Provide first line support and guidance to internal operations as well as implementation support on an ongoing basis
  • Assist in maintaining the team knowledge base and all materials for a successful implementation; ensuring SOPs, communication channels, operational documents are up to date and maintained
  • Participate in meetings pertaining to planning and troubleshooting
  • Ensures problem resolution; including identifying issues, applying critical thinking to determine the best course of action, and implementing solutions
  • Proficiently utilizing various transportation software systems (TMS)
  • Stay abreast with domestic transportation compliance and regulations
  • Additional tasks and duties as assigned my management

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • None

MINIMUM REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • 1-2 years’ experience in a logistics, customer service or related field
  • High school diploma or GED

SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES

Computer Skills

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office; Excel, Word, Outlook and PowerPoint
  • TMS experience (CargoWizeOne and/or ExWorks) preferred

Language Skills

  • English (reading, writing, verbal)

Mathematical Skills

  • Proficient in general mathematical skills

Other Skills

  • Excellent interpersonal communication with the ability to adapt and work within a team environment
  • The ability to work effectively with all levels of the organization to complete assigned projects within the specified timeline and with minimal oversight
  • Positive attitude and a desire to help others resolve problems and issues
  • Possess excellent follow-up skills
  • Strong internet and web technical skills and the ability to utilize for research
  • Excellent organization skills, ability to prioritize and handle multiple tasks  in a fast paced environment
  • Attention to detail is critical
  • Time management skills
  • Able to work flexible hours when required
  • Ability to work overtime and weekends as required

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • College degree in Supply Chain Management, Logistics, or related field
  • 1 year prior experience in the logistics field including LTL, domestic trucking and international shipments

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

While performing the duties of this job, the employee uses his/her hands to finger, handle or feel objects, tools or controls; reach with hands and arms; stoop, kneel, or crouch; talk or hear.  The employee uses computer and telephone equipment.  Specific vision requirements of this job include close vision and distance vision

WORK ENVIRONMENT

While performing the duties of this job, the employee rarely is exposed to fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals. The noise level in the work environment is usually low to moderate.

The physical demands and work environment characteristics described above are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

OTHER INFORMATION

  • Ability to work additional hours as needed.
  • Ability to travel up to 10% of the time.

DSV is an equal employment opportunity employer.  Candidates are considered for employment without regard to race, creed, color, national origin, age, sex, religion, ancestry, veteran status, marital status, gender identify, sexual orientation, national origin, liability for military service, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local law.  If you require special assistance or accommodation while seeking employment with DSV, please contact Human Resources at hr@us.dsv.com. If you are interested in learning the status of your application, please note you will be contacted directly by the appropriate human resources contact person if you are selected for further consideration.  DSV reserves the right to defer or close a vacancy at any time. 


Nearest Major Market: Dallas
Nearest Secondary Market: Fort Worth