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Drayage Operations Executive

Company: Cardinal Logisitcs Management
Location: Charlotte
Posted on: September 24, 2022

Job Description:

Drayage Operations ExecutiveCC451 Charlotte, NC, 1515 Mockingbird Lane, Charlotte, North Carolina, United States of America Req #3353 Monday, February 28, 2022AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER Job Summary: The Drayage Operations Executive is a key team member of a high energy and ever-evolving department that supports domestic drayage pick-up and delivery services for our clients. They will be responsible for end-to-end-services for our clients, including carrier procurement, pricing, booking, and tracking containers through a shipment life-cycle. This position encompasses someone with a strong background in logistics, preferably drayage and port operations, and a drive for excellence. This role requires hands-on leadership and a person who is capable and willing to jump in for support and assistance to his/her colleagues with confident and strategic solutions. This individual will report to the Manager of Drayage Operations. Essential Functions:

  • Fully knowledgeable of all operational aspects of our TMS and how the workflow is setup to be as efficient as possible; brings suggestions how to automate and improve processes.
  • Able to input and execute loads for dispatch/pick-up according to clients needs and requirements; is highly flexible and can mold to different customer demands.
  • Proactive communicator via phone & ability to communicate at a high level via email.
  • Possess a problem solving mentality; offer up creative solutions for issue resolution.
  • Establish and create carrier relationships and partnerships at national port and rail heads. Build key relationships with both truckers and customers to ensure Cardinal Logistics is seen as best-in-class service provider.
  • Excellent sense of container tracking to ensure we avoid all detention, demurrage, per diem, storage, etc.; Comes up with unique and effective solutions to eliminate these costs.
  • Strong understanding of how Import Customs process works related to freight/cargo releases, pickup numbers, clearance procedures, Rail/CY operations, etc. and can act as a lead facilitator to keep containers moving.
  • Ensure all documentation regarding drayage shipments are correct, clear and communicated to the appropriate parties; able to proactively identify when missing details will causes problems before they occur.
  • Strong understanding of rate reconciliation for drayage shipments; ability to understand accessorials and importance of time sensitive resolution. Financially savvy to ensure carriers are invoicing based on quoted services. Other Requirements:
  • Reports to Manager of Drayage Operations
  • 1-2 years in Drayage or Inter-modal operations preferred
  • Four year degree required
  • Self-starter, highly motivated, and growth minded EEO/AA/M/F/VETS/DISABLEDOther details
    • Pay Type Salary
    • Required Education Bachelors Degree Apply Now
      • CC451 Charlotte, NC, 1515 Mockingbird Lane, Charlotte, North Carolina, United States of America

Keywords: Cardinal Logisitcs Management, Charlotte , Drayage Operations Executive, Other , Charlotte, North Carolina

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