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Transportation Coord

Location: 

Houston, TX, US

Company:  AmeriGas Propane, Inc.

When you work for AmeriGas, you become a part of something BIG! Founded in 1959, AmeriGas is the nation’s premiere propane company, serving over 2 million residential, commercial, industrial and motor fuel propane customers.  Together, our 8,500 dedicated professionals will deliver 1.5 billion gallons of propane from 1,400 distribution points across the United States.

Job Summary: 

Responsible for monitoring retail inventory levels and scheduling transport drivers, equipment and carriers to orders tendered by intercompany and 3rd party commercial customers on a regional scale. Coordinator is responsible for data entry accuracy and timeliness of fuel delivery information in TMW transportation software platform and Entero/Legacy fuel accounting system. 

 

Key Characteristics: 

  • Strong communication & customer service skills
  • Strong safety orientation
  • Accuracy in data entry skills

 

Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Manages daily transport fuel schedule and inventory levels for AmeriGas, takes orders from internal and external customers, contacts shippers to verify supply availability and organizes dispatch to drivers based on operating efficiencies, regulatory compliance and customer requests.
  • Execute data entry accurately and timely of fuel delivery information in TMW Transportation System and Entero/Legacy for fuel accounting and transportation business.
  • Dispatch transport drivers in accordance to FMCSA, DOT and all applicable regulatory and company guidelines.
  • Contact supply sources to confirm product availability to meet scheduled deliveries and administer transport loads based on supply contract guidelines.
  • Track and maintain current list of transport equipment, drivers hours of service. 
  • Process and approve driver payroll, waybill completeness, routing information and accuracy.
  • Initiates and completes reports that include accident, incident and injury reports and procedures.
  • Transport driver supervisor, completes company driver performance evaluations and submits merit for Team Lead approval. Establishes professional working relationship with driver workforce including contractors that maintain driver turnover ratio’s within the company average.
  • Calculates and completes forms for extra freight charges to be applied on linehaul movements. Corrects transport carrier billing.
  • Must be available for customer service and transport delivery concerns during non business hours. Customer service functions including tracing and problem resolution.

 

 

 

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: 

  • Establish and maintain long term customer relationships. Building trust and respect by consistently meeting and exceeding expectations.
  • Working knowledge of DOT, FMCSA, Hazardous materials Transportation, OSHA, Labor, Equal Opportunity Employment, Fair Credit, Security, Sarbanes Oxley and all other regulatory laws and guidelines.
  • Ability to meet deadlines handles multiple inbound phone lines, return phone calls and maintain a positive attitude.
  • Ability to take On Call
  • Must have strong MS Office PC skills, adept at learning various software applications.

 

Education and Experience Required: 

  • Substantial experience in high volume customer delivery/order fulfillment environment with the ability to work within a supply chain environment
  • Associates degree in Business, Transportation or Logistics or business related to logistics, transportation and customer service.
  • Minimum two years of experience in transportation and/or dispatch operations, accounting or customer service 

AmeriGas is a Drug Free Workplace.  Candidates must be able to pass a pre-employment drug screen and a criminal background check.  AmeriGas is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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