We at JAS Forwarding (USA), Inc. know that the excellent reputation we have with our customers is directly due to the hard work of our employees. Behind every contact with our company and underpinning every aspect of a forwarding transaction is a dedicated individual who is responsible for upholding the exceptional standard of quality we strive to maintain.
We’re always looking for qualified people to join our team. For over thirty years, our employees have enjoyed both the satisfaction that comes from contributing to the success of a rapidly growing company and being rewarded for a job well done. Many members of the JAS Group have risen through the ranks through their ability and hard work.
NOTICE TO APPLICANTS
JAS USA IS A CUSTOMS BROKER, GOVERNED BY FEDERAL REGULATIONS. FEDERAL REGULATIONS PROVIDE THAT JAS MAY HAVE ITS BROKERAGE LICENSE SUSPENDED OR REVOKED IF IT “KNOWINGLY EMPLOYED, OR CONTINUES TO EMPLOY, ANY PERSON WHO HAS BEEN CONVICTED OF A FELONY, WITHOUT WRITTEN APPROVAL OF THAT EMPLOYMENT FROM THE ASSISTANT COMMISSIONER.” JAS WILL PERFORM A BACKGROUND CHECK TO DETERMINE IF YOU HAVE BEEN CONVICTED OF A FELONY AND IF SO, ABSENT SPECIAL CIRCUMSTANCES, YOU WILL NOT BE HIRED OR WILL BE TERMINATED IMMEDIATELY.
Key Account Specialist
JAS is an international, non-asset-based supply chain services and solutions company. Our services include air and ocean freight forwarding, contract logistics, customs brokerage, distribution, inbound logistics, truckload brokerage and other supply chain management services, including consulting, the coordination of purchase orders and customized management services.
In this role you will be responsible for monitoring shipment delivery costs, optimizing shipments, project management, and interfacing with Senior Managers. LTL background a plus.
WHAT DO I NEED TO DEMONSTRATE?
Essential is your ability to:
Receive, track and trace shipments
Determine the rating of shipments
Coding freight bills
Conduct research in SAP
Ensure courteous customer service
Perform lane analysis
Setting up expedite shipments
Analyze transportation data by lane and make recommendations
Provide weekly-monthly carrier compliance reporting by site
Shipment tracking, obtaining POD’s, and obtaining rate quotes required
Senior liaison and support to SAC Transportation Team
Bachelor’s degree in Logistics or Transportation a plus
A minimum of five years of Domestic transportation (all modes) experience required
Knowledge of motor carrier contracts, pricing, etcetera.
Critical thinking and operations background
Proficient with Microsoft Office Applications (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint)
Google docs and gmail experience
Must be able to demonstrate above average written and oral communication skills
Critical thinking and operations background required
WHAT ELSE WOULD I NEED TO KNOW?
The ability to work according to the necessary schedule to meet job requirements with or without reasonable accommodation is an essential function of this position.
JAS Forwarding (USA), Inc. is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, disability, religion, national origin, gender, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, sexual orientation, age, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
Where required by state law and/or city ordinance; this employer will provide the Social Security Administration (SSA) and, if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), with information from each new employee’s Form I-9 to confirm work authorization.