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Customer Service Representative - Crosstown Courier

American Expediting Logistics
Chattanooga, TN
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Full-Time
Job Description

TITLE: Customer Service Representative - Crosstown Courier

ABOUT THE COMPANY: American Expediting is the nation's premier custom transport provider. Our people are smart, creative problem-solvers dedicated to crafting custom transport, logistics, warehousing, and distribution solutions for some of the world's most dynamic brands. Our reputation for excellence is hard-earned, with 99.3% on-time delivery performance for mission-critical, time-critical shipments. And our focus on continuous innovation means we're always ready to meet the ever-evolving needs of our customers.

SUMMARY: The Customer Service Representative (CSR) at American Expediting acquisition Crosstown Courier is tasked with greeting the customer and securing the information necessary to design the appropriate solution to their request. Most often this is to place a request for a new transportation service, other times it is to update the customer on the status of an existing task or to make changes to a task in progress. Additionally, the CSR interacts with dispatchers, transportation service providers and outside vendors or prospective customers. The role of the CSR could not be more important as the professionalism, efficiency and knowledge of the CSR paint a picture of our company in the eyes of the caller.

REPORTS TO: Site Operations Manager

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Answer and respond to all telephone and e-mail requests from external customers and internal offices/agents.

  • Ensure timely and efficient courier service for customers according to on demand requests

  • Collect and maintain appropriate customer data

  • Work with customers to ensure that collection requirements are met and that they are always kept informed during the process to ensure visibility

  • Confer with customers or supervising personnel to address questions, problems, and requests for service

  • Handle customer complaints: Resolve service problems by clarifying the customer’s complaint; determining the cause of the problem; selecting and explaining the best solution to solve the problem; expediting correction or adjustment; following up to ensure resolution

  • Other duties/tasks as assigned

SKILLS:

  • Excellent verbal communication and problem-solving skills

  • Interpersonal skills; ability to foster teamwork and motivate/coach others

  • Knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer service

  • Computer skills including Microsoft Word, Outlook, Email

  • Familiar with time zones and military time

  • Knowledge of local and regional geographical area; accurately and quickly read maps

  • Decisive under pressure and time constraints

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • High School diploma/GED; Associates degree or other vocational/technical school training beyond high school is preferred

  • Flexibility in working hours required. Weekend coverage required in Customer Services

  • Must be able to pass a pre-employment background check and drug screen

American Expediting Logistics

Address

Chattanooga, TN
USA

Industry

Business

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