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Carrier Sourcing Internship

Company: CJ Logistics America
Location: Des Plaines
Posted on: March 20, 2023

Job Description:

Position Overview:The Intern, Carrier Sourcing will focus on sourcing, qualifying, and managing new carriers. In this role, the successful candidate will develop relationships with new carriers, identify their strengths, match their available capacity with existing -lane needs, as well as negotiate rates and contracts. The intern will be responsible for delivering results by maximizing carrier relationships, reducing cost, improving service, and increasing carrier capacity.Essential Duties & Responsibilities:--- Cold call new carriers and build relationships with new carriers--- Monitor carrier performance utilizing carrier scorecards and hold carriers accountable for established KPI's--- Utilize benchmarks to procure transportations services at rates that are competitive to CJL--- Act as the escalation point for carriers and internal teams to resolve service and operational issues, ensuring - - carrier capacity meets operational needs--- Manage carriers to ensure compliance to government regulations as well as CJ Logistics' policies and - - procedures--- Communicate market conditions, which may impact capacity, cost, and service--- Collaborate with carriers and internal teams on continual improvement initiatives--- Utilize data, carrier411, Carma, and other carrier management applications--- additional job duties as assignedRequirements and Qualifications:--- Experience with organization, planning, and follow-through--- Willing to gain experience in logistics, transportation, supply chain management, brokerage--- Willing to gain Experience working in a TMS and/or CRM--- Competency in Microsoft Office and Google applications Analyst, Carrier--- Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills; must have the ability to work as part of a team in a - - collaborative environment--- Excellent verbal and written communication skills; must be able to communicate effectively via email, phone, - - and during face to face meetings--- Ability to work in a fast-paced environment--- Ability to exercise judgment and discretion and function independently, within authorized limitsCJ Logistics America:We provide integrated supply chain services for customers around the world, maximizing customer value through continuous improvement and innovation.CJ Logistics delivers integrated and multimodal logistics services, connecting every corner of the world via air, sea and land. As a lead logistics partner (LLP), third-party logistics provider (3PL) and supply chain consultant, we help customers leverage supply chain management as a competitive advantage, reducing total system costs, transforming business processes, improving service and facilitating growth and change. With a focus on social responsibility and sustainability through growth with customers and communities, we prioritize the wellbeing of the end consumer, our customers and our employees. CJ Logistics America is responsible for the North America region, specializing in solutions for regulated industries such as food and beverage, consumer packaged goods, healthcare and medical supplies, and tire and automotive.CJ Logistics America is an equal opportunity employer. It is CJ Logistics America policy to provide equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identify, national origin, age, veteran status, disability or genetic information.

Keywords: CJ Logistics America, Des Plaines , Carrier Sourcing Internship, Other , Des Plaines, Illinois

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