Updike Distribution Logistics provides cutting-edge supply chain solutions to North America’s most successful companies in the retail, beverage and raw materials industries. We are growing, and looking for talented individuals to join our logistics team who can deliver the caliber of service our customers require and our partner carriers depend on. If you are a born negotiator, determined, motivated and ready to be an “A” player, we’d like to invest in you.
Develop relationships with partner carriers to effectively and efficiently support our business.
Resolution of problems, including, but not limited to, identifying issues, critical thinking to make decisions quickly, and discovering and implementing resolutions.
Maintain consistent service levels with partner carriers and customer relationships.
Utilize internal resources to source capacity, develop new relationships and support our business needs.
Research and be up to date with current market trends and seasonal fluctuation.
Generate leads for sales staff and provide potential new business opportunities.
Negotiate rates with partner carriers that stays in line with required metrics.
Understand our company Transportation Management System and platforms.
Exceptional communication skills (verbal and written).
Ability to multi-task under high pressure situations and deadlines.
Motivated, driven and strong work ethic.
Strong capabilities of negotiation, influencing others and persuasion.
Ability to succeed in a team environment while also providing independent results.
Organized and detail oriented.
Possess high energy and positive attitude.
Problem solving skills and abilities.
Ability to provide a high level of customer service.