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Logistics Services Partner – Liquids (Nashville, Tennessee)

Logistics Services Partner – Liquids (Nashville, Tennessee)

Ingram Barge

Job Description

The word boredom is not in the vocabulary of people with a career in logistics! The sheer variety of work always keeps the job interesting, and crossover may occur when one area is slow but another is bustling. If you’re an associate who is innovative, determined and team oriented, then this is an opportunity you should consider.

Ingram Barge Company, the leading carrier on America’s inland waterways, is seeking two highly motivated individuals who have superior interpersonal skills to join the Liquids team as Logistics Services Partner in the Nashville, TN office.  In this role, your days are spent getting commodities to our customers reliably, timely, and in a manner that positively impacts our bottom line.  This job requires careful planning and a series of trade-offs that need to be constantly re-evaluated. Each day brings opportunities to excel as you weigh in the pros and cons of different decisions, sweat the details, and do whatever it takes to get the job done. 

What you will be doing:

  • Update tank barge information (load/unload/ETAs)
  • Communicate with vendors and customers
  • Create tow boat orders for expedited tows in logistical area of responsibility
  • Schedule tank barges on linehaul boats in an effective and timely manner (internal & external)
  • Ensure customer & vendor orders are accurate and properly executed
  • Approve vendor invoices, ensuring accuracy
  • Work closely with other departments in order to manage the business proficiently while understanding the cost of doing business
  • Collaborate with sales team to understand customer requirements
  • Maintain and communicate our Zero Harm efforts
  • Work to enhance Ingram’s Strategic Business Framework

Minimum Qualifications

What we’re looking for:

  • Bachelor’s degree required; degree may be waived with significant related work experiences
  • 2 – 3 years of customer service experience preferred
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Strong organizational and time management skills
  • Acute attention to detail
  • Strong problem solving and critical thinking skills
  • Ability to work in a team environment
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office products