Intermodal Customer Specialist (Omaha, NE)

| Omaha, NE
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Want to work for a company that moves you forward in your professional development and offers career advancement opportunities?

Our growing Intermodal department is looking for someone who can make an impact on our team.

Do you:
  • persevere to find effective solutions?
  • thrive on keeping busy without feeling overwhelmed or burnt out?
  • think of new and unique approaches to day-to-day challenges?
  • effectively prioritize your tasks for maximum accomplishment?


If you are hard-working with a positive attitude and passionate about providing first-class customer service, we'd love to hear from you.

As an Intermodal Customer Specialist, you are the first point-of contact to our customers. You are responsible for managing shipments from initial load request through delivery, ensuring our customer's freight is moved safely and on time.

Please see the job description below for more information.

Multiple shift options:

M-F 7AM - 5PM

7 days on/7 days off Tuesday - Monday 7AM-7PM

7 days on/7 days off Tuesday - Monday 7PM-7AM

Job Description

The main purpose of this position is to manage, solicit, assist, and maintain the established customer base. Duties include processing requests for loads, assignment of loads to designated carriers, tracking and tracing of customer shipments for on-time delivery, input accuracy, and any other customer service functions needed to ensure customer satisfaction.
  • Receive and manage customer load requests via telephone, e-mail, fax machine, and E.D.I., contact and tender loads to Werner Enterprises, designated carriers, customer designated carriers, brokerage, and Intermodal. Monitor changes in load status. Manage outside carriers and coordinate customer loads between Werner and partner carriers.
  • Monitor and manage changes in load status through tracking of customer shipments.
  • Manage team interaction with Werner Brokerage office to manage outside carriers and coordinate customer loads between Werner and partner carriers.
  • Develop relationships with outside carriers to handle loads managed by Werner Logistics.
  • Manage carrier service metrics in order to meet customer needs.
  • Professionally solicit additional shipments from customers to increase profitability.
  • Forward all pertinent information to the Afterhours staff to support 24-hour customer service.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned by supervisory personnel.


Qualifications

A minimum of a Bachelor's degree in Business Administration with an emphasis in Marketing, Management, or Transportation/Logistics, or equivalent experience. Two to three years of customer service experience and transportation experience preferred. Two to three years of PC and/or AS/400 experience preferred.

Werner Enterprises provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, marital status, genetic information or veteran status or other status protected by law. We encourage applicants of all ages as we do not discriminate on the basis of an applicant's age.
More Information on Werner Enterprises
Werner Enterprises operates in the Logistics industry. The company is located in Omaha, NE. Werner Enterprises was founded in 1956. It has 10001 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Dental Benefits, Vision Benefits, Health Insurance Benefits, Life Insurance, 401(K) and Employee Stock Purchase Plan. To see all 33 open jobs at Werner Enterprises, click here.
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