Shipping Specialist II


Covington, TN, USA

Full time

Jan 16

Full Job Description

Major Areas of Accountability

  • Create and execute plans to optimize freight movements to achieve supply chain efficiency for consumer products and minimize freight costs.
  • Communicate effectively with Sales and internal/external customers to ensure timely delivery of product. Resolve issues as they arise in a timely manner.
  • Ensure compliance with Welbilt processes and programs including Government trade compliance programs
  • Provide direction to floor personnel for all shipping/receiving activities.
  • Allocate and release orders to floor for processing and shipment

Key Tasks and Responsibilities

  • Manage all day-to-day network logistic activities of IB/OB shipments, carriers and rate requests while maintaining compliance with the approved processes and programs
  • Create and issue customs documents, as required. Work with Sales and customer on trade compliance issues and questions
  • Create and issue HAZMAT compliant shipping documents and ensure compliance with DOT HAZMAT CFR 149 standards
  • Perform manual freight quotes and provide freight cost estimates as requested
  • Manage freight claim process including filing claims and settlement agreements
  • Work with customers to execute expedited shipping requests
  • Provide expertise and execution to evaluate shipping methods for product, selecting the appropriate shipping method (truck, rail, air, and ocean) for orders

Good communication (written, verbal, and presentation) and relationship building skills

Excellent multitasking skills

Comprehensive understanding of LTL freight (carriers, pricing structures, claims, NMFCs, freight class)

Experience in logistics/transportation network and understanding of Less than Truckload and Truckload modes, milk-runs, closed loop solutions, pool distribution, and claims management

Intermediate excel skills

Ability to analyze data and problem solve creatively leveraging internal and external resources


Advanced knowledge of shipping standards for truck freight

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