R+L Global Logistics
  • - Logistics
  • Fort Myers, FL, USA
  • Base + Bonus Opportunity
  • Hourly
  • Full Time
  • Medical, Dental, Vision, STD, LTD, Paid Time Off, Holiday Pay, 401k and Company Resorts

R+L Global Logistics is seeking a Capacity Procurement Executive to join our team.  The Capacity Procurement Executive will coordinate with internal partners and customers to ensure truckload and LTL shipments are covered.

New College Graduates obtaining a degree in Business, Supply Chain, Transportation, Logistics, Marketing, International Business, Sales or other Business related majors are encouraged to apply.

Capacity Procurement Executive Summary of Key Responsibilities

Responsibilities and essential job functions include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Ensure that customers freight is covered by managing the pickup, transit and on-time delivery
  • Present multiple modes of transportation options to your customer base
  • Negotiate rates with partner carriers to ensure we are able to continue to offer competitive rates to our customers
  • Dispatch carriers and properly update loads within our transportation management system
  • Maintain contact with carriers and internal business partners to ensure the shipper and consignee are aware of any challenges or issues that may arise
  • Consistently track and trace freight movements from origination to destination taking full responsibility for any occurrences while solving them both constructively and efficiently
  • Continuously develop the carrier base by making outbound calls to build new relationships and expand coverage solutions for our customers
  • Communicate daily with partner carriers to understand where their equipment is located and what type of haul they are looking to cover
  • Utilize partner carriers truck lists and external load boards to assist with matching customer needs with carrier abilities
  • Always provide exceptional customer service to internal team members, partner carriers and customers

Capacity Procurement Executive Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:                                                 

  • Have the drive, assertiveness, passion, and dedication to succeed in the logistics industry
  • Ability to work independently while supporting an overall team mentality
  • Ability to multitask in a fast paced environment with rapidly changing priorities
  • Ability to work in a blended role of operations and sales in an office environment
  • Manage complex transactional or emotional customer situations promptly and professionally
  • Ability to handle and prioritize high call volumes and customers inquiries 
  • Ability to read, write, and speak English fluently

Capacity Procurement Executive Qualifications

Summary of Capacity Procurement Executive Experience and Education 

  • High school Diploma or GED
  • Bachelor's Degree in Business or similar field of study with emphasis in:  Supply Chain, Transportation, Logistics, Sales, Marketing, or International Business preferred
  • Previous experience  in a full truckload environment a plus
  • Previous experience with McLeod or external load boards a plus
  • Basic knowledge of the following modes a plus: dry van, expedited, flatbed, oversized loads, refrigerated and intermodal

Company Benefits

  • Medical, Dental, Vision, STD, LTD, Paid Time Off, Holiday Pay, 401k and Company Resorts

R+L Global Logistics provides both domestic and international shipping solutions. We offer a complete range of efficient transportation, logistics, and supply chain management services to meet the changing demands of businesses both internationally and domestically.  With 14 offices across the country, we have locations in: Atlanta, Chicago, Cincinnati, Denver, Fort Myers, Indianapolis, Kansas City, Laredo, Los Angeles, Nashville, Ocala, Orlando, Phoenix and San Antonio allowing our transportation specialists to optimize the supply chain process for our customers.

 To learn more, please apply online today at www.rlglobal.com

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