Supply Chain Coordinator/Freight Broker

Job description

Our client in Glen Rock, NJ is looking to hire an experienced Carrier Development Associate to work in Glen Rock, NJ. This is a direct-hire opportunity.

Schedule: Monday – Friday, 8:30 am – 5 pm. Salary: $60,000-$65,000/annual – BOE

Carrier Development Associate

You will have the opportunity to focus on logistics and be involved in the growth of our client’s transportation and freight brokerage business. On a daily basis, you’ll play a key role in assisting with customer’s supply chain strategy by transporting their inventory in the most efficient manner, all the while creating and fostering key relationships with our professional drivers and carrier network.

In this role, you’ll be a part of a carrier procurement team that will be responsible for upholding our strong commitment to customer success by addressing supply chain issues, solving transportation-related problems, and making concise decisions to support our ever-growing portfolio of customers!

Responsibilities/Duties of a Carrier Sales Rep:

  • Manage/grow relationships with current carrier base
  • Rapid “on the fly” rate negotiations with carriers
  • Target prospective new carriers through outbound “warm” calling to build your book of business
  • Utilize investigative sales techniques to further develop carrier capacity
  • Manage full truckload (FTL) and less than truckload (LTL) shipments
  • Assign, dispatch and track all shipments with carriers
  • Assist in support and execution of quoting opportunities for the first time and existing customers
  • Proactively address problems and implement effective, timely solutions
  • Serve as the liaison between an individual/company that needs shipping services and an authorized motor carrier

Qualifications/Required Skills:

  • 2 or 4 year college degree
  • Must like to work in a fast-paced and highly competitive sales market
  • Hungry for success and always looking for self-improvement
  • High-level multitasking ability with strong organization skills
  • Detail Oriented
  • Enthusiasm and high energy
  • Willingness to work in a team environment, but able to conduct themselves and their work independently, driven to achieve individual results without being micro-managed
  • Transportation or Logistics background a plus but not required

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $60,000.00 – $65,000.00 per year

Operations Manager PM Shift

We are searching for an Operations Manager to work with our Client in Piscataway, NJ, reporting to the Warehouse General Manager. This is a direct-hire position. Send resumes to [email protected] for consideration.

The night shift is from 4 PM-12:30 AM EST Monday-Friday. Starting total compensation is $70,000.

Responsibilities

– Leading the second shift consisting of 10-15 front line associates who support a cross-dock operation and pick/pack orders for our diverse array of customers

– Directly support our client’s retail consolidation business, driving on-time deliveries to world-class retailers like Walmart, Chewy.com, Amazon, and Kroger. The successful candidate will coordinate with other shift leaders to ensure smooth flow of freight in and out of the building, the freight operations team, customer service, and drivers

– The individual must be an outgoing, energetic, and data-driven individual who is constantly seeking to improve themselves, the operation, and their team

Requirements

– Five years of relevant experience in a cross-dock operation is required

– Comfort with technology, to include MS Excel, Outlook, and Teams

– Strong communication skills

– The ability to focus under pressure

– Willingness to work evening shifts and overtime shifts, when required

– Experience with multiple warehouse management systems preferred

– Bachelor’s degree preferred

– Spanish Language Proficiency preferred

Benefits:

  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Vision insurance

Schedule:

  • Monday to Friday
  • Night shift

Supplemental Pay:

  • Bonus pay

Education:

  • High school or equivalent (Required)

Experience:

  • cross dock operation: 5 years (Required)

Shift Availability:

  • Night Shift (Required)

Work Location:

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2nd Shift Dock Supervisor – Direct Hire

Our client is in need of a Dock Supervisor to work in Piscataway, NJ, day shift (Monday – Friday, 4 pm – finish). The Dock Supervisor will report to the Warehouse General Manager. Starting base compensation is $60-65,000/annual.

Our client is a leading high-growth (60+% annually, up from 20+% annually last year), greater than $100 million in revenue, national third party logistics company.

Responsibilities

– Lead a team of 5-6 forklift operators responsible for loading and unloading 300+ inbound and outbound trailers per week

– The successful candidate will partner with the shipping department to prioritize loads based on customer and carrier requirements. Additionally, this individual will be responsible for all freight staged on the dock until it is either put into racking or loading into an outbound trailer

– Attention to detail is critical – the dock is the highest traffic area in the warehouse and safety is paramount! The Dock Supervisor will reinforce industry best practices, drive 5S compliance, and support the warehouse’s OS&D program

– Other responsibilities as assigned

Requirements

– Five years of experience in a cross-dock operation
– Five years of experience using an ERP / warehouse management system- Five years of experience coaching and developing direct reports
– Comfort with using Microsoft Office – specifically Outlook and Excel
– Strong communication skills and the ability to focus under pressure
– OSHA 30 hour certification preferred
– Forklift “train the trainer” certification preferred

Benefits:

Dental insurance
Health insurance
Vision insurance
Experience:

cross-dock operation: 5 years (Required)
using an ERP / warehouse management system: 5 years (Required)
coaching and developing direct reports: 5 years (Required)
License/Certification:

OSHA 30 hour certification (Preferred)
Forklift “train the trainer” certification (Preferred)

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Dock Supervisor – Direct Hire

Full Job Description

Our client is a leading high-growth (60+% annually, up from 20+% annually last year), greater than $100 million in revenue, national third party logistics company.

Our client is looking for a Dock Supervisor to work in Piscataway, NJ, day shift (7:00 AM-3:30 PM EST). The Dock Supervisor will report to the Warehouse General Manager. Starting base compensation is $55,000/yr. While community and individual referrals are strongly encouraged, please, no initial inquiries or referrals from staffing agencies, search firms, or similar.

Responsibilities

– Lead a team of 5-6 forklift operators responsible for loading and unloading 300+ inbound and outbound trailers per week

– The successful candidate will partner with the shipping department to prioritize loads based on customer and carrier requirements. Additionally, this individual will be responsible for all freight staged on the dock until it is either put into racking or loading into an outbound trailer

– Attention to detail is critical – the dock is the highest traffic area in the warehouse and safety is paramount! The Dock Supervisor will reinforce industry best practices, drive 5S compliance, and support the warehouse’s OS&D program

– Other responsibilities as assigned

Requirements

– Five years of experience in a cross-dock operation
– Five years of experience using an ERP / warehouse management system- Five years of experience coaching and developing direct reports
– Comfort with using Microsoft Office – specifically Outlook and Excel
– Strong communication skills and the ability to focus under pressure
– OSHA 30 hour certification preferred
– Forklift “train the trainer” certification preferred

We are committed to advocating for and ensuring diversity, equity, inclusion, and objectivity in our family. This includes but is not limited to the recruiting, hiring, compensation, and promotion of employees. This also includes how we serve and treat our clients and customers. We do not discriminate on age, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, race, religion, or national origin, and we speak up against unjust behaviors and practices. We empower one another when faced with differences and disagreements. Everyone is needed, and has responsibilities to complete vital to our success. We are on the same team, dedicated to finding and developing the best people. Period.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: From $55,000.00 per year

Benefits:

  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Vision insurance

Experience:

  • cross dock operation: 5 years (Required)
  • using an ERP / warehouse management system: 5 years (Required)
  • coaching and developing direct reports: 5 years (Required)

License/Certification:

  • OSHA 30 hour certification (Preferred)
  • Forklift “train the trainer” certification (Preferred)

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Load Planning Assistant

Our client in Glen Rock, NJ is looking to hire an experienced freight broker to work in Glen Rock, NJ. This is a direct hire opportunity. Schedule: Monday – Friday, 8:30am – 5pm. Salary: BOE

Responsibilities

Consolidate multiple orders to maximize efficiency and profitability

Maximize payloads and determine the best mode of transport to minimize costs

Contact carriers for truck availability and schedule delivery appointments at consignee

Enter all freight costs; verify and change any discrepancies in carrier freight bills

Answer all questions about transports (transit times, special rate quotes) and stock (run numbers, damages, systems discrepancies) to help customer fill consignee orders / requests

Continuously develop relationships with customers to properly assess their needs and achieve business results

Monitor and assist in late shift responsibilities, ensuring all loads are picked up and/or accounted for.

Update all necessary files on a daily basis

Other responsibilities as assigned

Requirements

2+ years of experience in a freight and transportation logistics and operations oriented position (brokerage, dispatch, etc.) having future loads lined up
2+ years of experience utilizing DAT Freight Analytics
Ability to complete responsibilities and follow directions under little supervision in a fast-paced environment
Track record of superior communication, follow through, and listening skills with colleagues and customers

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