Continental, Inc

Transportation Specialist

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Lebanon, Indiana | 35k | Direct Hire




Continental Inc is looking to hire a Transportation Specialist in Lebanon, Indiana. 


Job Responsibilities and Essential Functions of Transportation Specialist:

  • Monitors all KPIs and puts corrective actions in place when targets are off-track.
  • Audit and analyze carrier invoices, creates claims for overages/mischarges, and approves invoices for payment.
  • Monitor and report on carrier performance utilizing system-provided or third party-provided information and coordinate carrier claims.
  • Monitor, analyze, and recommend improvements to reduce our freight costs while maintaining or lowering other operations costs.
  • Provide transportation rate estimates as needed from internal and external tools.
  • Provide guidance to business units with regards to government and carrier transportation regulations (HazMat LQ/ORM-D).
  • Audit and file claims for late delivered parcels.
  • Run standard reports, and performs necessary data entry.
  • Collaborate with Finance to ensure all transportation freight claims are filed, processed, paid or written off and closed.
  • Schedule, rate, track and resolve open service issues on LTL, and FTL shipments.
  • Assists in maintaining transportation rating, routing and configuration tables as needed.
  • Establish Lean tools that instill a culture of continuous improvement.



Qualifications of Transportation Specialist:

  • Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree in a business-related discipline preferred.
  • 1 – 2 years of experience in a Supply Chain transportation role.
  • Preference to Certified Supply Chain Management Professionals (cSCMP) or Certified Supply Chain Professional (CSCP) or completion of certification is in process.
  • Excellent communication skills (oral and written).
  • Excellent problem-solving skills.
  • Familiar with transportation management systems and procedures.
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously and meet deadlines.
  • Ability to perform intermediate mathematical calculations.
  • Ability to work well in a team-oriented environment.
  • Strong customer service orientation (internal and external).
  • Results oriented with good planning, organizational and time-management skills.
  • Handles multiple tasks in a fast-paced deadline driven environment.
  • Accuracy and thoroughness required with great attention to detail.
  • Advanced knowledge of MS Office – (Excel, Word, Outlook) and experience in an ERP system / warehouse management system.


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