Inbound Logistics Specialist – Trucking

Starting at $53,000
Job Description
Compensation: Starting at $53,000+ annualized

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Full Time, Remote Position

Who we are:

The WebstaurantStore is the leading e-commerce website to meet the purchasing needs of food service professionals worldwide. WebstaurantStore, a Clark Associates company, is looking for proactive, detail-oriented candidates to join our growing company as a Logistics Specialist on our Inbound Transportation Team within our Logistics Department. The Logistics Specialist role focuses on management of the final mile delivery network for all inbound shipment volume along with process improvement to keep up with our rapid growth. Since 2020, The WebstaurantStore has nearly doubled in size! This role plays a key part in optimizing our supply chain network to support our customers to run their businesses more efficiently and profitably.

We are looking for driven, motivated candidates with the following requirements:

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Proficient in MS Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint).
Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
Strong verbal and written communication skills; ability to explain technical and complex concepts in a simple and concise way to ensure ease of understanding.
Demonstrated ability to manage multiple assignments and deadlines in a fast-paced environment.
Ability to quickly adapt as business needs change
Ability to address difficult situations with diplomacy and emotional intelligence.
Ability to complete accurate work with minimal errors.
Ownership mentality in finding solutions and taking initiative.
Bachelor’s degree in a related field, or equivalent combination of education and final mile logistics experience.
Cover letter including examples of process improvement/relevant experience.

As an Inbound Logistics Specialist you will:

Manage trucking partner communication to ensure high service levels.
Maintain and foster relationships with receiving warehouses to problem solve, provide additional support, and make proactive decisions.
Identify and execute process improvement initiatives to ensure highest team efficiency.
Identify and action opportunities for cost reduction in the network.
Monitor delivery exception communication and problem solve through email.
Develop and send reporting to communicate forecasting, cost comparison, and data validation.
Act as a subject matter resource to both internal and external stakeholders.
Collaborate with other teams to accomplish cross-departmental goals.
Monitor changes affecting inbound volume and receiving capacity.

What we have to offer:

Continued Professional Development after onboarding.
Opportunities for Growth based on performance, not tenure, including structured growth paths, formal leadership, job crafting, and continued learning.
Competitive compensation
Starting Package of 20 Days Paid Time Off (PTO)
Student Loan Relief Program
Gym Membership Reimbursement
A dedication to on Work/Life balance, workplace inclusion, and community involvement
Flexible Remote Working Options*

*Remote Logistics Specialists employees enjoy the same training and support to be successful in the position as employees at our physical office locations. We stay connected through video meetings, training sessions, and collaborative forums, and provide opportunities for you to connect with other employees from across the country both professionally and personally.

If you’re ready for a challenge and have the ambition to succeed in a fast-paced, growing industry, we’d love to discuss the Logistics Specialist position with you! To apply, submit your resume online today. A cover letter including examples of process improvement/relevant experience is required for consideration.

Hiring Process:

Qualified applicants will be contacted for a phone interview and then may continue to 1 or 2 rounds of in-person (virtual) interviews.

Remote work qualifications
Access to a reliable and secure high-speed internet connection. Cable or fiber internet connections (at least 75mbps download/10mbps upload) are preferred, as satellite connections often cannot support the technologies used to perform day-to-day tasks.
Access to a home router and modem.
A dedicated home office space that is noise- and distraction-free. The space should have strong wireless connection or a wired Ethernet connection (wired connection is preferred, if possible).
A valid, physical address (apartment, suite, etc.). PO Boxes are not supported, as a physical address is required for you to receive your computer equipment.
The desire and ability to work and communicate with other team members via chat, webcam, etc.
Legal residents of one of the following states: (AK, AL, AR, AZ, CT, DE, FL, GA, IA, ID, IN, KS, KY, LA, MD, ME, MI, MN, MO, MS, NC, ND, NH, NM, NV, OH, OK, PA, SC, SD, TN, TX, UT, VA, VT, WI, WV, and WY). H-1B Visa Sponsorship Not Available, W2 only.