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Customer Service Representative

FFE Transportation Services, Inc. Gardner, KS
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Other
  • Benefits: Vision, Medical, Life Insurance, 401k, Dental

The statements below describe the general nature of the work being performed by the Customer Service Representative and are not a complete list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required. The Customer Service Representative may perform other duties as assigned. The Customer Service Representative is expected to abide by and enforce the policies and procedures of FFE, including regular and prompt attendance, production requirements, timely and efficient completion of tasks and responsibilities, as well as promoting teamwork and cooperative effort.

• Please do not apply unless you can verify at least 3 years of recent customer service experience.

• This is NOT an entry level, administrative position; it requires the skills of a well-seasoned customer service professional.

• Applicants MUST be able to demonstrate how they have developed and maintained effective customer relationships, resolved customer problems and complaints and ensured customer satisfaction.

• Perform customer service functions related to the business;

• Responsible for daily hands-on customer related situations, account development and customer satisfaction;

• Commit to and receive detailed customer load information by telephone, fax or electronic tendering;

• Accurately and timely input all load information into the operating system;

• Serve as customer’s first line of communication and refer customers to the proper departments as necessary;

• Use exceptional telephone skills to present a quality oriented image where the customer is treated in a consistent, courteous and efficient manner so that the impression reflects excellence;

• Monitor and trace loads so that follow up can be made to the customer regarding issues that could effect on-time pick up or delivery;

• Manage service issues by researching and coding all applicable service failures in the system;

• Anticipate and facilitate problem resolution on all load issues to meet or exceed total customer expectation;

• Assist in collecting and maintaining current customer information in the operating system;

• Communicate service issues, declined business and new business opportunities to the sales department;

• Communicate effectively and professionally with customers, operations personnel and executive management;

• Perform any other reasonable related job duties as required by customer as assigned by Director of Customer Service;

• Must be able to demonstrate the skills outlined in Job Description;
• Transportation industry and Logistics experience preferred;
• HS Diploma or Equivalent;
• Demonstrated keyboarding, data entry, and 10-key experience;
• Working knowledge and experience with AS400 and EDI;
• Ability to thrive and enjoy in fast paced environment;
• Excellent communication skills both verbal and written;
• Excellent organizational skills

We offer a competitive benefits and compensation package that includes medical, dental, vision, LTD, life insurance, and more, as well as a matching 401(k) plan. We respect, value, and welcome diversity in our workforce. We provide equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants without regard to race, color, sex, gender, age, religion, national origin, military service, status as a Vietnam-era or special disabled veteran, marital status, disability, or medical condition. Employment will require a criminal background investigation and a drug/alcohol screening.

FFE Transportation Services, Inc.

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