Transportation Assistant in Wichita, KS at Apex Life Sciences

Date Posted: 6/4/2018

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Job Description

Transportation Assistant 
Wichita, KS

Hours: M-F 8a - 5p

Excel Proficiency test required 



  • The primary purpose of this position is to support the shipment execution process for customers and client Business Units.
  • This includes collecting, preparing, maintaining, and sending various required documentation to assure scheduled shipments are carried out in an efficient manner.
  • The Transportation Assistant also monitors and communicates delivery status of shipments to Sales, customers, carriers, and other stakeholders.
  • Under limited supervision, this position resolves general return and diversion issues.
  • The Transportation Assistant also collects, reviews, and organizes carrier documentation related to service charges. 


Principal Accountabilities 

  • 50% 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. 
  • 40% Compile, review, and organize documentation related to carrier service incidents. 
  • 10% Other Duties as Assigned, including collecting data for monthly scorecard and carrier service monitoring 

Required Qualifications

  • High School Diploma or equivalent 
  • 1 year experience in an office environment, preferably in the transportation industry 
  • Proven attention to detail and organizational skills. 
  • Ability to prioritize and Multitask 
  • Strong customer focus. 
  • Ability to work in a changing environment. 
  • Ability to work in a team environment. 
  • Excellent communication skills 
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office, specifically Access and Excel 
  • Good sense of US geography 

Preferred Qualifications 

  • Associates or Bachelor’s degree preferably in business, logistics, transportation, supply chain management, or a related degree. 
  • Experience with order entry and transportation management systems 
  • Bilingual in Spanish 
  • Knowledge of transportation industry.


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