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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.


Current job opportunities are posted here as they become available.

 

 

Customer Service Rep

Department: Forward Air LTL
Location: Folcroft, PA

Company Overview:

 

Forward Air Inc. 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. 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: Terminal Customer Service Representative

 

Job Description:

 

The Terminal Customer Service Rep fields external customer questions, complaints and shipment tracking inquiries while demonstrating the highest degree of courtesy, integrity and professionalism to resolve customer issues via phone and email communication.

 

Core Duties & Responsibilities:

  •  Answer incoming customer calls and provide detail information
  •  Notify customers daily of freight availability
  •  Data entry (domestic and international bills)
  •  Maintain a driver sign in log
  •  Maintain a cash log file
  •  Maintain files in order and as outlined in the operations procedures and policy manual
  •  Perform daily audits on all outbound shipments
  •  Arrive inbound manifest and close out outbound manifest in the AS400
  •  Consistently monitor e-mail request and provide detail information in a timely fashion
  •  Regular and dependable attendance
  •  Prepare in-bond documentation (Smaller stations only)
  •  Acceptance of “containers” and proper documentation (Smaller stations only)
  •  Office cleanliness: vacuum and trash empty (Smaller stations only)
  •  Process dock receipt for export bookings and maintain spreadsheet (Smaller stations only)
  •  Other duties as assigned

Requirements:

  •  Demonstrated ability to carry out assignments to their completion and meet deadlines
  •  Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees and managers
  •  Desire for a long-term career with an industry leading company
  •  Ability to present and maintain a positive corporate image in a fast paced environment
  •  Proactively establish and maintain effective working team relationships with all support departments
  •  Must be proficient with Microsoft Office products including; Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, etc.
  •  All applicants are subject to a criminal background investigation
  •  Ability to perform general administrative duties; file, perform data entry, photocopies, etc.  
  •  Ability to handle heavy work load and work well under pressure
  •  Understanding of industry documents (bill of lading, master air way bills, tsa forms, etc)
  •  High school diploma or GED equivalent
  •  Mus be able to pass basic hazardous materials training

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
  •  Strong verbal and written communication skills
  •  Experience with AS400 operating systems is a plus
  •  Transportation industry knowledge and experience is a plus
  •  Computer skills, including MS Office/Excel, AS400 functions: air-bills, manifest, customer, customer service, reports, etc.

 

 

We recognize people as our most valuable asset. Our competitive salary and benefits package includes 401K, stock ownership plans, dental insurance, medical insurance, disability benefits, prescription drug coverage, confidential employee assistance programs, life insurance, vision care plan, paid sick time, paid company holidays, and paid vacations.

 

 

Forward Air is an Equal Opportunity employer. 

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