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Job Summary

Company
Boise Cascade Company
Location
Nashville, TN 37201
Industries
Wholesale Trade/Import-Export
Job Type
Full Time
Employee
Education Level
Unspecified
Career Level
Entry Level

Freight Specialist

About the Job


Boise Cascade Company

Overview

Boise Cascade Building Materials Distribution has an opening for a Freight Specialist. Please review the responsibilities and needed qualifications below and apply today!

Boise Cascade has been in the business of manufacturing wood products and distributing building materials for over half a century. Today we're one of the largest manufacturers of plywood and engineered wood products in North America - and the only wholesale stocking distributor for building products that can service the entire United States. Because our business is built on relationships, our employees are critical to our success. And we're committed to investing in them. That's why we offer a benefits package designed to have a positive impact on all areas of your life - from health and well-being, career and community, to financial security and personal safety. We call it, Total Rewards. Here's a look at what's included:
  • Medical + Prescription Drug
  • Dental + Vision
  • 401(k) Retirement Savings


Responsibilities

Schedule the inbound and/or outbound delivery of products and orders to customers via contract or company truck drivers. Coordinate with the location's personnel to provide trucking arrangements for all freight needs. Utilize RFN system (review routes, assign route number, release pick ticket information to scanning equipment) for trucks and/or will calls. Maintain the company-owned truck fleet including truck maintenance, maintenance records, and physical inspection of equipment keeping them in effective operating condition. Meet customer service requirements and monitor department productivity and location goals. Create day-to-day safety awareness and DOT and OSHA regulations. Develop efficient delivery schedules effectively utilizing trucks and / or use of contract drivers. Assure timely filing of DOT reports and Driver Services records. Maintain profiles and freight contracts, motor carrier profiles, shipping rates, driving logs, etc. and update the TIS system as appropriate. Train driving associates. Demonstrate strong commitment to safety, quality, environmental awareness, and continuous process improvement. Perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned.

Qualifications

Basic Qualifications: High school education or equivalent. Normal office environment with minimal physical exertion.

Preferred Qualifications: Knowledge and experience with DOT regulations, requirements and truck driver safety a plus. Effective communication skills. Ability to perform tasks in a fast paced work environment. Requires proficiency in utilizing computer software applications necessary for performing job responsibilities. Ability to understand and apply addition, subtraction, multiplication and division.

Competencies: Building Strategic Working Relationships, Work Standards - Quality and Quantity of Work, Planning and Organizing, Customer Focus, Applied Learning, Stress Tolerance, Information Monitoring, Initiating Action, Decision Making, Communication, Job Fit.



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Boise Cascade is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status. Our company is committed to diversity. Click here to read our company's Equal Employment and Affirmative Action policy. Click here to view our company's Disability Accommodations Policy.

Applicants must be eligible to work in the United States on date of hire for Boise Cascade Company without sponsorship now or indefinitely into the future.

If you are a person with a disability that requires assistance to complete an online application, or for technical assistance, contact HR Services at (800) 237-3459, Monday through Friday, 7 a.m. to 5 p.m., MT or email HRServices@bc.com.

Click here to view the 'EEO is the Law' poster. Click here to view the 'Pay Transparency' notice.

Additionally, the full Individuals with Disabilities and Protected Veterans Affirmative Action Program is available to any employee or applicant for inspection upon request during normal business hours at the location for which you are applying.

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