Logistics & LTL Specialist

Sheridan, IN

Position Title: Logistics & LTL Specialist

Dept/Group: Transit

Position Reports To: Logistics Manager

FLSA Classification: Exempt


Summary/Purpose of Position:

Manage LTL shipments for customer deliveries and internal movements. Utilize the most suitable carrier to best combine service and cost. Provide support to Logistics Manager for reporting, electronic logs, DOT, and fuel management.


Primary Job Responsibilities/Duties: LTL’s

• Identify the best carrier is being chosen for the lane

• Compare invoices with quoted amount to make sure charges are correct, and complete payment process

• Coordinate with dispatch to make sure LTL is best option

• Reporting by carrier, customer, and plant

• Develop and manage LTL carrier relationships Shop

• Software

• Work with Logistics Manager to help implement and manage shop software and reporting Logistics

• Work with Logistics Manager and Transit & Dispatch Manager on tasks pertaining to:

  • Reporting
  • Fleetmatics
  • DOT
  • Fuel
  • Outside carrier invoicing


Additional Job Responsibilities/Duties:

• Other duties and responsibilities, as assigned


Typical Work Environment:

• Most work is conducted in a temperature-controlled office environment


Minimum Job Qualification Requirements:


• AS Degree in Supply Chain Management, Agriculture, Business Management or equivalent professional experience.

• Knowledge of agriculture industry

preferred Relevant Job Experience:

• 3 or more years of work experience

• 1 or more years of work experience in Supply Chain

• 1+ years’ experience in Information Systems, Inventory Management Systems / Operations or Technology areas in a supply chain/operations environment


Specialized Job/Technical Knowledge:

• Knowledge of agricultural industry preferred

• Understanding and knowledge of current supply chain and procurement principles & methodologies


Non-Technical Skills and Abilities:

• Excellent interpersonal and verbal/written communications skills; lead by influence

• Excellent planning skills with ability to manage multiple projects at a given time

• Excellent negotiation skills

• Ability to work collaboratively with individuals from various functional areas

• Attention to detail

• Excellent flexibility to adjust to changing priorities and job assignments

• Excellent analytical, problem solving and decision-making skills

• Working within a matrix organization and shared services environments

• Champion of United Culture; Inspire others



• None


Physical Requirements:

• Ability to lift 50 or more pounds periodically


Safety Requirements:

• Follow all company safety procedures and safety regulations