Apex Systems, Inc. Transportation Assistant in Wichita, Kansas

This job was posted by https://www.kansasworks.com : For more information, please see: https://www.kansasworks.com/ada/r/jobs/10691273 Transportation AssistantnWichita, KSnHours: M-F 8a - 5pnExcel Proficiency test requirednSummary:nThe primary purpose of this position is to support the shipment execution process for customers and client Business Units.nThis includes collecting, preparing, maintaining, and sending various required documentation to assure scheduled shipments are carried out in an efficient manner.nThe Transportation Assistant also monitors and communicates delivery status of shipments to Sales, customers, carriers, and other stakeholders.nUnder limited supervision, this position resolves general return and diversion issues.nThe Transportation Assistant also collects, reviews, and organizes carrier documentation related to service charges.nPrincipal Accountabilitiesn50% Monitor pickups and deliveries, communicating delays & reasons to sales and carriers. Respond to routine inquiries, Manage returns, diversions and order changes, and documentation of late deliveries.n40% Compile, review, and organize documentation related to carrier service incidents.n10% Other Duties as Assigned, including collecting data for monthly scorecard and carrier service monitoringnRequired QualificationsnHigh School Diploma or equivalentn1 year experience in an office environment, preferably in the transportation industrynProven attention to detail and organizational skills.nAbility to prioritize and MultitasknStrong customer focus.nAbility to work in a changing environment.nAbility to work in a team environment.nExcellent communication skillsnProficient in Microsoft Office, specifically Access and ExcelnGood sense of US geographynPreferred QualificationsnAssociates or Bachelor’s degree preferably in business, logistics, transportation, supply chain management, or a related degree.nExperience with order entry and transportation management systemsnBilingual in SpanishnKnowledge of transportation industry.nVEVRAA Federal ContractorWe request Priority Protected Veteran & Disabled Referrals for all of our locations within the state.We are an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other protected characteristic. The EEO is the Law poster is available here.