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Capacity Buyer I
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Job code: lhw-e0-85764330

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  Job posted:   Tue Mar 13, 2018
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Capacity Buyer I
Coordinate the successful movement of loads as the customer requires by setting pickup and delivery appointments, tracking loads, performing carrier compliance and assisting in the management of outsourced network of transportation provider partners.
**Duties & Responsibilities**
* Make pickup and delivery appointments that meet the needs of contracted carriers and customer requirements
* Assist in tracking all loads from the point the carrier is contracted through final delivery of the load
* Coordinate with Account Manager's to encourage them to take loads that can be covered
* Negotiate rates with carriers for maximum profit
* Collect, document and disseminate accurate information to/from Carriers and Drivers and between internal departments
* Dispatch drivers to designated shippers, consignees and intermediate stops if applicable.
* Collect all required information from drivers before dispatching and provide accurate and detailed information regarding directions, load information, pick-up/delivery times/numbers as well as all other special load related information
* Document all correspondences, issues and service deviations with carrier/driver and customer in the TMS as they occur or as the information is received
* Manage carrier issues and resolve carrier operational problems including unplanned accessorial charges and accounting discrepancies
* Develop and maintain quality working relationships with transportation providers, customers and warehouses by using various means of communications
* Represent our customer when working with the contracted carrier
* Act as a representative of all contracted carriers
* Prospect carriers to further develop the U.S. Xpress Logistics carrier base
* Collect and document all available equipment from carrier partners
* Document all preferred lanes, live trucks and services offered by carrier partners
* Communicate new transportation provider opportunities to Customer Sales and Operations
* Review carrier credentials to ensure they meet U.S. Xpress Logistics compliance requirements
* Send rate confirmations to carriers that document all requirements and verify receipt
* Identify and communicate ways U.S. Xpress Logistics can continuously improve in its operations
* Performance targets are ~$18K-$24K margin with ~125 loads monthly
* Assist in the development of new employees
* Bachelor degree in business or transportation field or equivalent experience required. Equivalent years of experience are defined as one year of professional experience for each year of college requested.
* 1-2 years of Sales, Marketing or Customer Service experience is preferred
* Experience working in a deadline driven environment preferred
* Excellent written and verbal communication skills
* Ability to multitask required
* Attention to detail
**Supervisory Responsibility:**none
**Work Environment:**this job operates in a normal professional office environment and routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers and fax machines, and filing cabinets.
**Physical Requirements:** while performing the duties of this job the employee is regularly required to talk or hear; frequently stands, walks, uses hands to finger, handle or feel; and reaches with hands and arms.
This is a Hourly position HR08
*Date Posted:* 03 / 12 / 2018
*City:* Chattanooga
*Shift Details:* Monday - Friday 8:00am - 5:00pm
*State:* TN
*Requisition Number:* 10536
*Shift:* Weekday - Days
*Full/Part Time Status:* Full Time

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