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arrow Position location – Elk Grove Village office.

The Capacity Manager will work on a high-performing team to manage daily freight movement and provide support to Account Managers, Logistics Account Executives and colleagues. This position works diligently to develop carrier relationships, negotiate cost and providing excellent customer service. Will work out of the Elk Grove Village office daily.

Day-to-Day:

  • Develop and maintain carrier relationships.
  • Oversee carrier compliance and identify carrier capabilities.
  • Update Fastmore’s TMS with carrier and equipment availability.
  • Manage communication between Account Managers and carriers.
  • Negotiate competitive rates with carriers predicated on current market conditions.
  • Dispatch loads to carriers ensuring that customer deadlines are met.
  • Monitor progress of shipments and address any mid-transit issues with the sales teams
  • Provide additional support to sales and accounting teams.
  • Special projects as assigned.
  • This job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties, or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

Who you are:

  • College degree preferred/or equivalent work experience
  • Inside sales Experience preferred
  • Effective communicator, written and verbal
  • Creative, problem-solving skills, embraces challenges
  • Confident negotiator
  • Time management – Must be able to multitask
  • Maintains sound attention to detail and accuracy
  • Ability to work in a team environment, while also delivering independent results
  • Must be able to work weekends when needed
  • Must be able to work in a fast paced environment
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