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SWIFT TRANSPORTATION | Phoenix, Arizona
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We know what it takes to be a leader in this industry

People, pride and perfection.

Our journey to become best in class wouldn’t be complete without the people who help make it happen. That’s why we don’t just hire the best people on the road; we create more opportunities for success everywhere we can.

From shop mechanics, operations support and customer service to finance, sales, information technology and human resources, we are always looking for ambitious, professional employees to help make Swift not only a leader in transportation, but also a great place to work.

We train, build and develop our employees by providing continuous learning opportunities to enhance theirskill sets, which allows us to provide for strong career growth throughout our organization.

At Swift, we offer a variety of careers and positions combined with competitive salaries, great benefits and a supportive atmosphere. Swift’s size, strength and stability make it a great place to work—on and off the road.

Identify driver trailer solutions; proactively seek out trailer availability opportunities and manage through strategic repositioning and customer communication, minimizing costs associated with bobtail miles and driver dwell time.

  1. Strategically provide trailer solutions through effective dispositioning of trailers and/or drivers; minimize driver dwell time and bobtail miles when empty and without a trailer.
  2. Assist in driving trailer pool balance; establish trailer balance percentage targets by market and provide strategic solutions for maintaining trailer pool targets. Act as liaison between customer service, sales, and planning on the strategic creation of new trailer pools, and trailer pool adjustments ensuring pool size meets company trailer turn objectives. Coordinate positioning of trailer assets based on new trailer, purchased trailers or trade agreements while maintaining target trailer pools.
  3. Review and address trailer solution exceptions with appropriate customer service leaders and/or sales leadership to reduce rework and drive better trailer pool accuracy.
  4. Audit auto-trailer assignment for accuracy and provide feedback to leadership on failed auto-assignment recommendations in effort to drive continuous improvement in auto-trailer assignment.
  5. Identify high trailer dwell opportunities and provide communication to customer service, sales and customer in order to drive trailer utilization improvement.
  6. Responsible for maintenance of customer location positioning (geo-fencing) to ensure accuracy of customer locations in relation to available trailers driving efficiency in the trailer solutions model.
  7. Oversee all other trailer management issues involving the recovery of abandoned, towed, damaged and or missing trailers in assigned region; assist in routing damaged equipment to shop for rapid repair.
  8. Responsible for ensuring trailer project requirements are being met by agreed upon timelines.
  9. Maintain a positive work atmosphere by acting and communicating in a manner which facilitates the success of business operations in order to meet company demands and expectations.
  10. Perform additional duties as assigned by leadership.

 

Skills Excellent verbal and written communicate skills with both internal and external customers of all levels; analytical; logical thinker with ability to think two steps ahead and successfully analyze different pieces of information and put them together like a puzzle; ability to influence others; ability to communicate well with others; ability to transfer knowledge; ability to identify opportunities to increase efficiency and to improve processes to obtain and maintain quality results; ability to work in high pressure situations, ability to solve problems creatively and effectively; persuasive with ability to demonstrate solutions; detail oriented; self motivated and aggressive follow through; ability to work well with others and take direction from leaders; computer based keyboard skills.

Education Bachelor's degree from accredited university or college preferred.

Experience -   One to two (1-2) years of operations, customer service or driving experience, preferably within the transportation industry.

Position Location - Phoenix, AZ

Potential Alternate Locations: 

Job Type:  Full -Time Regular

Shift:  8:00 AM to 5:00 PM

Schedule:  Monday - Friday

Custom Schedule (if applicable):  

ReqID:  687

Swift Transportation does not discriminate in its hiring practices.  We employ people regardless or race, creed, national origin, etc.Take the first step toward a rewarding career with Swift.

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