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Logistics Specialist

 

Description

KBX Logistics is looking for Logistics Specialists to join our team. Whether you are new to the transportation/logistics industry or have experience, we have opportunities available for you!

At KBX Logistics, we strive to match our available opportunities with your individual skills and interests to help you find a role that will be fulfilling. All Logistics Specialist roles are located out of our Green Bay, WI office, with the opportunity for a hybrid work schedule – a blend of working in the office and from home a few days each week. 

We are looking to add new team members in the following areas:

  • Outbound/inbound/dedicated planning: This position will manage the transportation process and own planning the freight in and out specific plants/mills/distribution centers for our core customer.
  • Specialized equipment planning: This position will manage the transportation and planning process for the customer accounts who require specialized equipment (flatbed trucks, etc.) to transport their materials/products.

Take a firsthand look and learn more about the role by watching our short video: https://web.microsoftstream.com/video/3b9107c7-715c-4858-b7f4-fee7373629aa 


What You Will Do In Your Role

  • Plan freight: manage the transportation process for specific plants/mills/distribution centers or for customer accounts requiring specialized equipment
  • Manage carrier pools: ensure necessary transportation equipment is available at each location and proactively identify gaps to prevent loading issues 
  • Build relationships: build and sustain positive relationships with internal and external customers, teammates, and carriers
  • Analyze market trends: leverage available data to identify trends that will assist in negotiation of spot quote process and improved service and/or cost
  • Critical thinking: resolve unplanned events with carrier, such as on time delivery delays and accessorial charges 
  • Act with compliance: understand and facilitate compliance with all state and Department of Transportation (DOT) regulations 
  • Identify process improvements: utilize available system tools to manage cost, service, and capacity through optimization processes

The Experience You Will Bring

Requirements:

  • High School Diploma (or equivalent) or professional work experience 
  • Experience using Microsoft Office programs such as Word to write business correspondence, Excel for use of spreadsheets, reporting and simple formulas, and Outlook for internal and external correspondence 

What Will Put You Ahead

  • Experience dispatching or planning in the Transportation/Logistics industry 



KBX Logistics is a leader in supply chain logistics, providing its customers with cutting-edge technologies and innovative data analytics solutions for their freight needs. KBX Logistics approaches freight logistics through optimization that enhances service, increases capacity and reduces costs in a safe, sustainable, and efficient way. KBX Logistics is a subsidiary of KBX, a Koch Industries Inc. company. Based in Wichita, Kansas, Koch Industries is one of the largest private companies in America, with estimated annual revenues as high as $115 billion, according to Forbes. For more information on KBX, visit www.KBX.com


Our goal is for each employee, and their families, to live fulfilling and healthy lives. We provide essential resources and support to build and maintain physical, financial, and emotional strength - focusing on overall wellbeing so you can focus on what matters most. Our benefits plan includes - medical, dental, vision, flexible spending and health savings accounts, life insurance, ADD, disability, retirement, paid vacation/time off, educational assistance, and may also include infertility assistance, paid parental leave and adoption assistance. Specific eligibility criteria is set by the applicable Summary Plan Description, policy or guideline and benefits may vary by geographic region. If you have questions on what benefits apply to you, please speak to your recruiter.


At Koch companies, we are entrepreneurs. This means we openly challenge the status quo, find new ways to create value and get rewarded for our individual contributions. Any compensation range provided for a role is an estimate determined by available market data. The actual amount may be higher or lower than the range provided considering each candidate’s knowledge, skills, abilities, and geographic location. If you have questions, please speak to your recruiter about the flexibility and detail of our compensation philosophy.


Equal Opportunity Employer, including disability and protected veteran status. This role isn't eligible for visa sponsorship. 
Except where prohibited by state law, all offers of employment are conditioned upon successfully passing a drug test. 
This employer uses E-Verify.  Please visit the following website for additional information: www.kochcareers.com/doc/Everify.pdf


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