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Logistics Representative

Job ID
R31052
Primary Location
Chicago, Illinois
Additional Location(s)
Seattle, Washington
Job TypeFull time

The Logistics Representative is responsible for managing customer’s supply chain information and data within C.H. Robinson’s Transportation Management System. They act as an extension of the customer’s staff to ensure that all information flows properly and efficiently to ensure all transportation arrangements are made. The Logistics Representative is accountable for independently managing their own area of responsibility, fostering, and maintaining a relationship with their assigned customer(s), and utilizing the CHR project-based delivery model to improve any internal or external processes.

Responsibilities:

The duties and responsibilities of this position consist of, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Ensure Transportation arrangements are made for shipments by the following:

  • Monitor customer load board and information flow in the Transportation Management System

  • Maintain any team mailboxes

  • Perform relationship and knowledge-based exception management to any pre-defined processes

  • Document and organize existing standard operating processes

  • Learn multiple job functions within assigned team

  • Facilitate customer calls and updates, identify when an outgoing call is needed to offer proactive answers

  • Meet operational metrics

  • Conduct CHR systems trainings to external CHR customer representatives

  • Manage reconciliation of daily, weekly, monthly, and quarterly reports

  • Make fact-based suggestions on how customers can achieve their goals in utilizing CHR by understanding CHR’s value proposition

  • Act as a resource and support for peers when needed

  • Understand and utilize CHR’s project-based delivery model to find process improvements and cost savings within area of responsibility and/or team

  • Other duties or responsibilities as assigned according to the team and/or country specific requirements

Required Qualifications:

  • High School diploma or GED

  • Minimum 2 years of experience in Supply Chain, Transportation, and/or Logistics

  • Ability to work flexible schedule on occasion

  • Ability to travel up to 5% (domestic and/or international)

  • Site Specific:  Fluent in Spanish and English (written and verbal)

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree from accredited college or university

  • Information systems acumen

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite of programs

  • Ability to present to a variety of audiences

  • Ability to think critically, analyze data and solve problems quickly and accurately

  • Ability to work in a team oriented and fast-paced environment

  • Ability to prioritize and handle a variety of tasks

  • Continuous improvement mindset

  • Excellent customer service skills

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

  • Ability to adapt to an ambiguous and changing environment

  • Values a diverse and inclusive work environment

Questioning if you meet the mark? Studies have shown that women and people of color may be less likely to apply unless they match the job description exactly. Here at C.H. Robinson, we’re building a diverse and inclusive workplace where all employees feel they belong. If this position excites you, we welcome you to apply whether you check all the preferred qualifications or just a few. You may just be our next great fit!

Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer

C.H. Robinson is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We believe in equality for all and celebrate the diversity of our employees, customers and communities. We believe this increases creativity and innovation, drives business growth and enables engaged and thriving teams.  We’re committed to providing an inclusive environment, free from harassment and discrimination, where all employees feel welcomed, valued and respected.

Affirmative Action Employer/EOE/M/F/Disabled/Veteran 

Benefits

Your Health, Wealth and Self

Your total wellbeing is the foundation of our business, and our benefits support your financial, family and personal goals. We provide the top-tier benefits that matter to you most, including:

  • Two medical plans (including a High Deductible Health Plan)

  • Prescription drug coverage

  • Enhanced Fertility benefits

  • Flexible Spending Accounts

  • Health Savings Account (including employer contribution)

  • Dental and Vision

  • Basic and Supplemental Life Insurance

  • Short-Term and Long-Term Disability

  • Paid and floating holidays

  • Paid time off (PTO)

  • Paid parental leave

  • Paid time off to volunteer in your community

  • Charitable Giving Match Program

  • 401(k) with 6% company matching

  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan

  • Plus a broad range of career development, networking, and team-building opportunities

Dig in to our full list of benefits on OUR CULTUREpage.

Why Do You Belong at C.H. Robinson?


Standing out among the world’s largest logistics platforms, C.H. Robinson solves logistics problems for companies across the globe and across industries, from the simple to the most complex. For 100+ years, our global suite of services has innovated trade to seamlessly deliver the products and goods that drive the world’s economy. With 20 million shipments annually for 100,000 customers, and millions of dollars contributed to support causes that matter to us, our people and technology literally move the world.

As a FORTUNE 200 company, FORTUNE has also named C.H. Robinson one of the World’s Most Admired Companies 2022. Headquartered in Eden Prairie, Minnesota, we are proud to be recognized as one of LinkedIn’s Top Companies in Minneapolis-St. Paul 2021. And we’re not stopping there… Join us as we collaborate, innovate, and work as one global team to make life better and more sustainable for our customers, communities, and world.


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