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 Forward Air has been a leader in the expedited ground transportation industry for 25 years. Our portfolio of services has evolved to meet each customer's unique shipping needs, including expedited linehaul (TL & LTL), pick-up and delivery, intermodal drayage (CST), pool distribution (FAS) and specialized temperature-controlled logistics services (TQI). Forward Air is a publicly traded (NASDQ: FWRD) and highly respected transportation and logistics company with revenues of approximately $1B annually. We are a growth-oriented company that has doubled in size over the past 5 years.

As an industry leader- we are dedicated to finding the best people. We want individuals who share our core values and demonstrate a true passion for what we do. Forward Air offers excellent compensation and benefits packages to our employees, as well as tremendous growth opportunities for top performers.


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Logistics Customer Service

Department: Forward Air Complete
Location: Groveport, OH

Company Overview:

Forward Air Inc. is a publically traded (NASDQ: FWRD) and highly respected transportation and logistics Company with revenues of approximately $1B annually. We are a growth-oriented company that has doubled in size over the past 5 years. We have an aggressive growth strategy and need great talent to help us achieve our goals. As an industry leader - we are dedicated to finding and developing the best people. We want individuals who share our core values and demonstrate a true passion for what we do. Forward Air offers excellent compensation and benefits packages to our employees, as well as tremendous growth opportunities for top performers.

Position:  Regional Carrier Specialist

Job Description:

Forward Air, Complete is seeking both full-time and part-time Regional Carrier Specialists at its Groveport, OH facility. Due to continued expansion, Forward Air, Inc. is seeking self-motivated individuals to successfully oversee our cartage agent network.

Core Responsibilities and Duties

  •  Applicants should be able to ensure cartage standards are met, multitask, successfully coordinate between multiple departments, customers and service providers, communicate in a friendly, professional manner, possess at least entry level computer and typing skills, and have a positive attitude
  •  Relevant experience can include cartage, transportation, moving companies, customer service, logistics, line haul, intermodal, warehouse, ground operations, and dispatching air and ocean service
  •  If you do not have experience in these directly related fields, but are seriously considering a career move into the Logistic industry, then you may be considered if you can show proven, successful and consistent experience in another field
  •  Other Duties as assigned

Job Qualifications and Requirements:

  • College coursework and/or cartage and or transportation experience preferred but not required
  • Professional, authoritative, and positive communication
  • Computer literate with at least entry level computer skills; systems used are Microsoft Word, Excel, Access, Explorer, Email, and proprietary company programs
  • Vendor performance oversight with an approach that balances vendor accountability and partnership
  • Type 30+ WPM preferred
  • Multitasking in fast-paced environment
  • Multiple line phone system, calculator, and at least basic math skills
  • Ability to successfully coordinate and collaborate between multiple departments, customers, and service providers
  • Self-motivated with critical thinking and problem solving skills
  •  All applicants are subject to criminal background investigation

Skills:

  • Ideal candidate will possess a “can do” attitude with a “will do” work ethic
  • Must have the ability to work in a fast paced environment
  • Experience with AS400 operating systems is a plus
  • Transportation industry knowledge and experience is a plus

  

Forward Air is an Equal Opportunity employer. 

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