Regional Transportation Specialist
?Do you possess 5+ years? experience in Transportation and/or Freight Brokerage? Do you have a thorough working knowledge of domestic and cross-border logistics operations? Do you have solid problem-solving skills with a strong focus on customer service? Do you have experience sourcing carriers and negotiating freight rates that yields excellent service levels and cost efficiencies? If you said YES to all of these questions, we?d like to hear from you! ???Wilbur-Ellis is seeking a Regional Transport Specialist with high energy and a positive attitude in the Golden, CO area! ?For nearly a century, Wilbur-Ellis has experienced success and growth in marketing and distributing animal feed ingredients.? Join us and grow your career with Wilbur-Ellis ? a strong and profitable industry leader offering competitive compensation, tremendous growth & development opportunities, and a people-first work environment. Come grow with us!??General Purpose and Scope of Position: This position is a key role to support the Marketing and Distribution business of the company. The scope is to effectively manage and provide cost effective multi-modal logistics solutions, exceptional internal and external service that supports the marketing efforts in their region.? It is also responsible to source and dispatch freight, optimize supply chain solutions, and assist in the timely and accurately input into the operating system to allow for efficient transaction execution and performance reporting.?Key Skills and Abilities Include:Minimum 5 years? experience in Transportation and Logistics, preferably in the Agricultural industryBulk commodity transportation experience considered an assetStrong written and verbal communication skillsDemonstrated problem-solving and superior customer service skillsAbility to operate in an ERP system, as well as have a mid-level ability with Word and Excel?Key Personal Attributes Include:Requires a high energy individual with a positive attitudeHigh level of integrityAbility to work both independently and in a team environmentExcellent organization and time management skillsThe ability to multi-task while maintaining focus to complete all tasks as necessary?Specific Responsibilities and Key Deliverables Include:Manage daily transportation operations using 3rd party carriersCoordination between suppliers, production facilities, transportation companies and customers in regards to the shipment of productCarrier evaluation and selectionNegotiate freight rates and source capacityTrack and trace loads for pick-up and delivery and update systems with all required information including shipment weightsSource carriers within different modes and continually develop a working carrier baseBuild rapport and maintain relationships with key carriers, providing constructive feedback to improve performance.Analyze lanes, rates, and capacity and offer solutions for better overall service and freight savings?Compensation:Competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package?Wilbur-Ellis Feed, LLC is headquartered in Vancouver, Washington, and is a marketer and distributor of value-added feed ingredients in North America and Asia-Pacific. Wilbur-Ellis provides feed solutions to our customers and suppliers in the Livestock, Pet Food and Aquaculture Industries.? Offering complete supply chain solutions sets Wilbur-Ellis apart from our competitors. We understand the importance of providing on-time delivery of specified products and honoring our commitments to suppliers and customers.?COMPANY CULTURE?Wilbur-Ellis is a company you can be proud to call your employerWilbur-Ellis markets and distributes agricultural products, animal feed and specialty chemicals and food ingredients. A privately held and consistently profitable company, we employ more than 4,000 people throughout North America and Asia-Pacific.?Wilbur-Ellis is for and about peopleWilbur-Ellis has enjoyed?over ninety-five years of success and growth, all thanks to our people. Our employees are both leaders and team players who thrive on creativity, entrepreneurial spirit and a dedication to quality work, our customers and each other.?Wilbur-Ellis invests in the industry?s best workforceWilbur-Ellis invests heavily in our employees by offering skill development and training, competitive compensation and benefits and a tradition of promoting from within for a broad range of career opportunities. And we foster a supportive, people-first work environment.?Wilbur-Ellis Company is an Equal Opportunity EmployerApply for this job.