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Produce Specialist

Produce Specialist

Job ID 
2017-5145
Job Location: State 
Arizona
Job Location: City 
Scottsdale
Working Hours 
M-F 8-5

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Overview

 

GAMPAC-2011

GAMPAC Express is the in-house transportation and supply chain department for the Services Group of America family of companies.  Focusing on efficiencies and visibility, we provide our services to our sister companies and outside vendors and customers.  Amerifresh has been an integral part to the SGA family of companies for years and GAMPAC wants to create a more efficient way for them to employ our services to their supply chain.  This position would be the point of contact for all branches of Amerifresh freight operations, focusing first on Mount Vernon, WA.  This position will be tasked on maintaining the level of service and availability to the group in the Mount Vernon office as well as developing new partnerships within the Amerifresh network of vendors, shippers, and consignees.

Responsibilities

  • Daily focus is to perform execution of produce transportation in support of Amerifresh
  • Develop an asset-based carrier model to service Amerifresh business.
  • Liaise between all branches of Amerifresh to support their freight moves, both LTL and FTL.
  • Provide Supply Chain and Transportation strategies for Amerifresh and other produce customers
  • Maintain pricing model for Amerifresh business through GAMPAC technology while striving to find cost-savings.
  • Work with Amerifresh branch staff to understand their LTL model and work with them to centralize these moves through the GAMPAC network.
  • Perform daily updates to Amerifresh on all shipments in our network maintained by the associate.
  • Collaborate with the GAMPAC sales team to develop potential opportunities within the vendor, shipper and consignee network of Amerifresh.

Qualifications

  • Strong attention to detail and follow through on assigned responsibilities
  • Excellent customer service skills with the ability to build and maintain business relationships
  • Produce transportation experience a must
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Must be proficient in MS Office Suite.
  • Must be able to pass a background check and drug screen.
  • Ability to read, write and speak English as it relates to the requirements of the position.
  • Familiarity with DOT and Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations is a plus

 

Equal Employment Opportunity Employer M/F/Vets/Disabled.

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